Our stories

Making a difference is why we do what we do, and we’re proud to know that our work has a truly positive impact on children and families, staff, and the wider community. Here you can read their stories.


The families we support are at the heart of everything we do. Here you can read their stories and understand just how much Challengers means to them. 

Meet William


Meet Eleanor

Meet Bobby

Meet Clara

Meet Fergus

Meet Celia


Meet Matthew

Meet Sara

Meet “A”

Meet Vinny

Meet Caitlin

Meet Chase


We wouldn’t be able to do what we do without our members of staff, who work tirelessly to bring smiles and laughter to children at our schemes and raise awareness of our important work.

Meet Ella

Meet Paige


Meet Ellen


The generosity of our wonderful volunteers and supporters is what keeps Challengers going strong, more than 40 years on. We’re so grateful for their dedication to the charity.

Meet Jai


Meet Chris


Meet Allan

Have you got a Challengers story you’d like to share?

We’d love to hear more and share your experience. Please get in touch with our Communications Team to let us know.

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