Samantha is fundraising

Making Every Kilometre Count for The Violence Intervention Project

£455.00 + £93.75 Gift Aid = £548.75
Donated to Samantha’s £500.00 Goal
20
Sponsors

Samantha’s story

How many times have you switched on the news and been saddened by a report of a young person committing an act of violence? I know I have but, up until now, I certainly didn't ask how that violence could have been prevented. That's where the Violence Intervention Project comes in.


This amazing charity works with young people who have often experienced a significant trauma, such as domestic violence, to prevent it leading them down a path to damaging behaviour such as gang culture and violent crime.


I've committed to run a half marathon to raise funds for the charity's vital work. I'm their first supporter to fundraise via a challenge event so any donation you could make, even a couple of pounds, would mean a lot - especially to the young people who they support.


All funds raised will be passed to the charity irrespective of whether my target is reached, not reached or exceeded.


Updates


The Violence Intervention Project

The Violence Intervention Project works with young people up to the age of 25 who have been, or are at risk of becoming, involved in violent behaviour.

The bulk of our work is outreach sessions, where we go into the community to work with young people in groups or on an individual basis.

We encourage the people we are helping to drive the discussions so that they can come to understand their emotions – and become better at managing them.

Registered Charity Number: 1175817.

Find out more about The Violence Intervention Project

Recent sponsors

1 - 10 of 20

It's the most #wonderful time of the year. – Andy Williams

Main partner

The Co-operative Bank are proud to be the main sponsorship partner of the Wonderful Organisation supporting charities to make a difference by ensuring 100% of donations go directly to doing good. Learn more about the Bank’s values and ethics.


Corporate sponsors

Our Sponsors support the platform in kind by providing access to commercial and professional services on a pro-bono basis; through staff secondment and access to volunteers; or by making financial contributions to cover our operating costs.

  • Powered by AWS Cloud Computing
  • Twilio logo
  • Whypay logo

What makes us wonderful?

We recognise the selfless commitment made by fundraisers who train for months to run marathons, face their fears by jumping out of aeroplanes or open their homes to the community for charity bakes and coffee mornings. We believe the charities they support should receive EVERY PENNY from their fundraising efforts.

We also believe that Gift Aid (a scheme enabling charities to reclaim tax on donations made by UK taxpayers) should be directed IN FULL to the charities. This is why the Wonderful Organisation does not generate profit (or even cover costs) by deducting money from fundraisers' sponsors or Gift Aid contributions.

We are a non-profit organisation funded entirely by like-minded, philanthropic businesses. That's what makes us wonderful!

Stay informed

The Wonderful Organisation will only use the information you provide on this form to send you regular newsletter updates via email.

Copyright 2016-2019 © Wonderful Organisation
A Non-Profit Company Limited by Guarantee

Registered in England & Wales • Company Incorporation No: 9818383

Email: [email protected]

Use of the Wonderful website constitutes acceptance of our Terms, Conditions and Policies.