Blog & News

Here you’ll find blog and news posts from our Senior Leadership Team, Trustees, parents and staff to share interesting thoughts and ideas, and keep you in the loop with other exciting things happening at Challengers.

Challengers Pasta Party 2022!

Author:: Becky Cox

We recently hosted our annual Pasta Party to celebrate our incredible London Marathon and Royal Parks Half Marathon teams. It was such a pleasure to hear the inspiring stories about how everyone’s training and fundraising were progressing, and why they were taking on these epic challenges to support Challengers.  

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Fundraiser of the Month – July 2022

Author:: Fundraising Team

Our fundraisers of the month in July were the amazing students of St Andrews Infant School and Potters Gate School in Farnham, who ran a marathon in aid of Challengers!

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Introducing the Impact Report 2021!

Author:: Izzy Calderwood

We are pleased to present our Impact Report for 2021 – a document which represents the importance of our work, and shows the first hand positive impact it can have on disabled children and young people, enabling them to live meaningful and fulfilling lives, as well as on their families to feel supported and more empowered.

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Celebrating Pride 2022

Author:: Gen Dearman

Pride month is all about acceptance, equality, celebrating the work of LGBTQ+ people and to raise awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. As we come to the end of Pride month, it is a time to reflect and recognise how far we have come since the Stonewall riots 50 years ago.

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Flo’s Story – Living with a disabled sibling

Author:: Flo Petrie

Flo’s brother Adam previously attended Challengers, where he enjoyed many years of inclusive fun and play – benefitting both him and his family. Drawing on her own experience of growing up with a disabled sibling, Flo has written and produced a play called ‘Aaron’ which offers an honest, moving and stripped-back portrayal of life with a disability.

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