Amy Townsend


Big Change
Big Change has a fundamental belief in the UK’s young people. They’re our priority, our passion, and our inspiration. And everything we do is designed to help them be the very best version of themselves. Helping them rise above and beyond their circumstances, and giving them the opportunity, motivation and courage to see the positive differences they can make for themselves, for others, and for their community. How do we do it? By identifying, partnering with and connecting like-minded organisations and individuals who are all striving to accelerate positive change. We raise money and awareness around key issues for youth in the UK. We support the people and projects at the heart of communities that are doing important, innovative work at ground level to make a real difference. And they’re people who are not afraid to work together to bring brilliant ideas to life.
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Thank you for visiting my fundraising page – in September 2016 I will be taking part in the Virgin STRIVE Challenge whereby I will be hiking from the base of the Matterhorn through the alps to Northern Italy – this involves 5 long days of hiking approximately 8.5 hours each day over mountainous terrain!

As many of you know, I have never done anything like this before, and it will be a massive challenge both mentally and physically but I’m super determined to do it, and with help from you lovely people I'd love to fundraise £2,500.

To read more about the challenge please visit:

Update (01/07): In 24 hours, me and my trusty mountain guide (my Dad!) drove from leafy Buckinghamshire to the North of Wales to tackle the Snowdon Horseshoe – after 6 hours, over 30,000 steps (12 miles) and 307 floors (according to my FitBit) and literally climbing on all fours on off-road paths we made it! Yippee – note to self, fruit pastels and lots of water will be needed every day for STRIVE!

Update (11/08): Thank you everyone for attending my quiz night, I’ve officially conquered my fear of being a quizmaster and I’m now available for hire (only joking). With the money from the raffle included, we raised over £1300 for Big Change which I’m over the moon with and has made me smash my fundraising target of £2500. Off to the bank later to off load my bucket of £1 coins! Now time for a quick holiday before the countdown begins!

Recent donors

21.09.16 Well done Amy!

05.09.16 Good luck, Amy! X

01.09.16 Good luck Amy!

27.08.16 Good luck and I hope you enjoy every minute! And well done in advance you'll do great :) xx

27.08.16 Good Luck Amy! Well Done on smashing your target and hope you enjoy the experience! We'll make sure there's lots of white chocolate biscuits waiting for you when you get back!

12.08.16 You smashed your target, well done, I will leave M&Ms for you on the route X

11.08.16 Cash donations - thanks everyone! x

11.08.16 Good Luck Amy! I'm sure it will be incredible :)

09.08.16 good luck hun x

05.08.16 Good luck Amy :)

05.08.16 Good Luck

04.08.16 Thanks for the tickets!


04.08.16 Good luck Amy all the best. Exciting challenge!

04.08.16 Good luck Amy!

02.08.16 Raffle tickets :)


30.07.16 Good luck Amy

29.07.16 Enjoy the experience!

27.07.16 All the best hun you will do great. Looking forward to the quiz night x

27.07.16 Quiz Night

21.07.16 Good luck Amy

14.07.16 Good Luck!!! x

13.07.16 Amy - Good luck with the challenge and a great charity.

11.07.16 Good luck Amy! Have a great time!


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