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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 [...]

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 [...]

Climbing the Matterhorn for VICTA

By |2019-09-13T11:22:16+01:00October 13th, 2015|Categories: Fundraising, Stories|Tags: , |

It a was gloomy and rainy evening in Chamonix when I arrived. However, undeterred by these short lived weather conditions and fueled with excitement and a determination to carry out my charity climb and environmental research I started my preparations. The BBC weather forecast proved to be correct and the morning was bright and sunny. My [...]

Simon’s Marathon story with Team VICTA

By |2019-09-16T11:48:54+01:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Fundraising, Stories|Tags: , |

Two years prior to running the marathon, I had suffered a large pneumothorax (collapsed lung). Although not a huge runner prior to this, I had been interested in running & taken a few short distance runs (including a 10k). The pneumothorax, however, truly knocked the wind out of me to the point where even walking was [...]

Team VICTA at the Virgin Money London Marathon 2015

By |2019-09-16T10:00:34+01:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Fundraising, Stories|Tags: , |

VICTA would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who ran the marathon on our behalf. And we mustn’t forget those who supported, massaged and cheered their hearts out at the 2015 London Marathon. Thank you. This year we were thrilled to be joined in the grandstand by a group of students from New [...]