Action for Children

Action for Children's vision is of a world where all children and young people have a sense of belonging and are loved and valued. A world where they can break through injustice and deprivation and fulfil their potential. Our operational mission is to support and speak out for vulnerable children and their families. We challenge injustice and empower children to overcome the barriers that hold them back. We believe in early intervention, supporting families as soon as problems come up.
Jun 5, 2015

8 weeks until RideLondon takes over the city!

Last year
Last year's down pour didn't dampen spirits

This weekend marks 8 weeks until the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 comes to the Capital!

Thousands of cyclists will be taking to closed roads to complete the 100 mile cycle on Sunday 2nd August.

Action for Children has a team of 52 riders, including 2 DELL employees who have taken part every year since the event started in 2013.  We will be there with our volunteers on the day cheering at three locations along the route and also at the meet and greet point in Green Park. 

We're hoping for sunshine this year as the 2014 event was a wash out and 14 miles of the course was closed for safety reasons. 

If RideLondon interests you...

We're taking names for the 2016 event already so if you would like your name added to the list, please email challenge@actionforchildren.org.uk

Mar 3, 2015

Grab your place in the 2015 RideLondon today!

One of our riders on Box Hill, Surrey
One of our riders on Box Hill, Surrey

The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 announced their ballot in February and applicants found out if they were lucky enough to get a place in this year's event.  If you were one of the luck ones to receive a place in the event, Congratulations! It is an amazing event to take part in and you will enjoy every minute of it.  

If you missed out on the ballot this year and would like to take part in the event, Action for Children has charity places available. Registration for the event is £45 and we're asking riders to raise a minimum of £650 in sponsorship to help us be there for vulnerable children and young people now, tomorrow and every day.  

We also have team entry schemes available with team sizes of 4, 8 or 12.

If anyone is interested in taking part in the event, please visit www.actionforchildren.org.uk/ridelondon to register for a place with our team.  

The deadline for registrations is May 1st 2015.

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Nov 26, 2014

Inspired by RIdeLondon 2014?

Are you inspired after this year’s RIdeLondon 100?


Our riders made a tremendous effort, battling though the rain to reach the finish line in front of Buckingham Palace. Our 35 riders have helped us to raise over £20,000 through the event so far and the Dell riders helped raised £5,000 of this amazing amount.


A big well done and congratulations to everyone who took part from Dell and a big thank you to everyone who made a donation.


If you’re inspired by the Tour de France and RideLondon, Action for Children are accepting applications for the 2015 RideLondon event taking place on Sunday 3rd August 2015. We have an early bird offer until December 31st which is registering for just £25. After this date, the registration fee will be £45. Sponsorship for this event is £650.


For 2015, we are also offering a team entry scheme which allows teams to work towards a team sponsorship rather than an individual sponsorship.


Email Challenge@actionforchildren.org.uk or visit www.actionforchildren.org.uk/ridelondon to register or for more information about the early bird offer and the team entry scheme.


Thank you to everyone who took part or supported the event in one way or another.

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