Running the Vitality Big Half for VICTA

By |2020-03-23T12:43:27+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Fundraising, Stories|

Hello, my name is Samuel Scott and I recently participated in the Vitality Big Half, raising money for VICTA. VICTA is a charity which does phenomenal work, supporting and empowering blind children and young adults; this work has a special place in my heart. My youngest brother, Seth, was diagnosed with a genetic condition called [...]

Advice from runners who are blind or partially sighted on running the London Marathon

By |2019-09-11T13:28:32+01:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Fundraising, Stories|Tags: , , |

With the Virgin Money London Marathon fast approaching, we asked #TeamVICTA marathon runners with a visual impairment for their top tips. If you are planning on taking part in this world-famous event yourself, here is some great advice to help you prepare for a smooth run. If you are a sighted runner please take note of [...]

Superhero fundraiser- Q & A with Ryley

By |2019-09-12T10:14:04+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Stories|Tags: , , |

This August Ryley, age 13, decided to set himself a huge sporting goal and enter the Superhero Tri, the UK’s one and only disability sports series for the Everyday Superhero! Ryley was born with a rare congenital eye condition which limits vision in both of his eyes and after attending VICTA activities himself, decided to support [...]

Team VICTA Fundraising Twitter Chat Roundup

By |2019-09-17T14:46:31+01:00February 12th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Stories|Tags: , , |

On Friday 10th February #TeamVICTA hosted a twitter party to discuss all things fundraising! A big thank you to everyone who joined in and shared ideas. If you missed it fear not! You will find a round up of the highlights here… @VICTAChildren How are you all finding fundraising? Is anyone close to hitting their targets? [...]

John joins Team VICTA for a marathon challenge!

By |2019-09-12T10:21:53+01:00January 11th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Stories|Tags: , , |

VICTA’s Activities Coordinator, John Smith has decided to step onto the other side of the tracks this year to join our team of runners for the 2018 London Marathon! We are excitedly following his progress and looking forward to supporting John and all of our inspirational #TeamVICTA runners on the big day. John has taken some [...]

Looking back over 30 years of VICTA

By |2019-09-13T15:28:47+01:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Activities, Fundraising, Grants, Stories, Volunteering|Tags: , , |

This year VICTA celebrated 30 years of our charity. It has been the perfect time to reflect on everything that has been achieved and to look ahead to a positive future for the charity and those we support. Join us in a look back over our growth, there is an abundance of wonderful memories and milestones [...]

Top London Marathon running tunes chosen by VICTA runners

By |2019-09-12T12:19:05+01:00April 21st, 2017|Categories: Fundraising|Tags: , |

For the last four months VICTA runners have been nominating their top tunes to run to. This Sunday they will be hitting the streets of London to complete an incredible 26.2 miles to raise funds for VICTA. We hope these playlist suggestions can help spur all of our #TeamVICTA runners on! The crowds and VICTA supporters [...]

Festive Fundraising

By |2019-09-12T17:52:46+01:00December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Fundraising, Stories, Volunteering|Tags: , |

Another fantastic year of fundraising at Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance was rounded off this month with a day of festive fun at head office. All of the staff got involved wearing their dazzling Christmas jumpers and spread the Christmas goodwill by kindly donating £2 each. There was even more fun to be had with the [...]