To celebrate Refugee Week we’re calling on Chichester Half runners to join the ‘Run for Refugees’ team raising funds for Children on the Edge.
Children on the Edge is a local Chichester based charity that works to support forgotten children, living on the edge of their societies across the world. They provide protection, education and support to Syrian refugee children in Lebanon, Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh and internally displaced children in in Kachin State, Myanmar. Since 2012 the Chichester Half Marathon has raised over £130,000 for Children on the Edge, so just by signing up you are supporting some of the world’s most vulnerable children.
Make a bigger impact
Could you join our Run for Refugees team and fundraise throughout your training? We only ask runners to aim for raising £100 each – so if 100 get fundraising you could together raise £10,000, making a huge difference to the lives of thousands of refugee children.
Who can get involved?
Anyone can get involved. Whether you’re taking part in the Half Marathon, the Ten Miler or the Half Marathon Relay, we want you to get involved.
Husband and wife duo Matt and Emily have already joined this year’s Run for Refugee team and set an impressive joint fundraising target of £300 for Children on the Edge. Emily (pictured left) said; “Children on the Edge help children who have been through terrible experiences. As a parent with children it’s just good to know that the money raised can help make a difference to families that aren’t as lucky as mine”.
Benefits of joining the Run for Refugees team:
On the Run for Refugees team you will get the best support for the event and for your fundraising including:
Sign up here or email firstname.lastname@example.org to join the team.