15/05/2019

  Blue skies and high fives were the orders of the day as Cardiff and Vale University Health Board staff came out in force to support their local hospital charity at the annual Cardiff Bay Bed Push event on Sunday 12 May 2019. Hundreds of people came down to Cardiff Bay Barrage for the second Bed Push Challenge to support Doctors, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Health Board Staff and corporate supporters Admiral Law who were raising money for wards and…

14/05/2019

  Follow in the footsteps of David Walliams and take on the English Channel for Heart Research UK, all from the comfort of your local pool. Forget dodging tankers and battling currents, this year Heart Research UK are asking you to take on their ‘Swim the Channel Challenge’, and conquer the English Channel in your local baths to raise money for their pioneering medical research into the prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease. Swim as an individual or a…

09/05/2019

  A battle of the beds will be taking place this weekend down at Cardiff Bay Barrage.   Cardiff & Vale Health Charity, the official charity of Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, will host its second Cardiff Bay Bed Push Challenge, taking place on Sunday, May 12.   Doctors, Nurses and Health Board staff will be pushing hard to be crowned winners of the bed push challenge, with prizes also for the most amount raised for Cardiff & Vale Health…

02/05/2019

Put on your best PJ’s to help families get a good nights’ sleep! Ronald McDonald House Charities UK are inviting schools, community groups and businesses from across the UK to take part in their annual PJ Day on Friday 14 of June to help families get a good nights’ sleep. The independent Charity provides free ‘home away from home’ accommodation to families with sick children in hospitals across the UK, enabling them to maintain a degree of a normal life…

25/04/2019

  A Cardiff nextbiker is using the city’s bike share scheme to pedal his way to pounds for a Welsh charity this weekend. University student, Ieuan Davies, who uses nextbikes daily as part of his regular commute, is embarking on a ride to raise funds for homelessness charity, Llamau.   Ieuan, a 25-year-old PhD student at Cardiff University, is undertaking in the Carten 100 event on Saturday (April 27), which will see him ride 100 miles from Cardiff to Tenby…

12/04/2019

From Hollywood to Cardiff… 4 inspirational women from the world of Fashion and Beauty will be coming together to support a Welsh children’s charity that makes a difference to the lives of children across Wales who have cerebral palsy. These inspirational women, all from South Wales, will be joining established ladies event, ‘A Question of Women 2019’ as part of a chat show panel to share their stories, tips and humour and, most importantly, raise funds for Bobath Children’s Therapy…

11/04/2019

LOVE LIVE music? Love the 80s? Then why not volunteer at Let’s Rock retro festival this summer and enjoy the event for free? By signing up to do a four-hour shift with festival charity partner, Child Bereavement UK, selling wristbands and raffle tickets on the day, you will be able to not only help a great cause, but also enjoy the festival free of charge. Let’s Rock Wales will take place at Tredegar Park, Newport on June 1st and will…

10/04/2019

Calling all baking pros, impatient icers, first-timers and late night whiskers – dust off your baking bowls and whip out your whisks because Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake Day is back on 13 June 2019. Whether you’re a baking novice or a seasoned pro, unite against dementia with family, friends and colleagues by baking or buying cupcakes to raise vital funds. Now in its fourth year, Cupcake Day has raised £2.7 million since 2016 and this year is aiming to raise £1.8…

01/04/2019

The big On Your Bike for Barnardo’s charity cycle ride returns this spring and this time there will be an extra event just for families. In addition to the usual 35 mile route through the Vale of Glamorgan there will be a six mile family ride around Cardiff Bay for the first time so that everyone can join in the fun. Both rides take place on Sunday May 12 and money raised will go towards helping some of the most…

01/04/2019

Children, families and nurseries are being called on to put their best foot forward for Barnardo’s in the charity’s Big Toddle, an event first dreamt up by fundraisers in Wales more than 20 years ago. Last year’s Barnardo’s Big Toddle saw thousands of under-fives take part in short, sponsored “toddles” across Britain and they raised £231,512 for the UK’s largest children’s charity. The original idea came from the Porthcawl Barnardo’s Helpers’ Group who staged the first event on the promenade…