Action For Children
Action for Children works in local communities to protect and support the young and vulnerable, as they grow up. We exist to make their lives better: now, tomorrow and every day. We make growing up safer. We believe in taking action early to fix problems before a child is overwhelmed by them. We make things happen quickly and with understanding. We help children at different stages of their lives. We care about each child and every family. We treat everyone as an individual and give people the support they really need. We never give up. We run over 650 services, from children’s centres to intensive family support, from fostering and adoption to respite care for the disabled. We have over 7,000 staff and 2,000 volunteers. In the past year we helped more children and their families across the UK than any other charity. Today, we could easily double that number to meet demand. Let’s all take more action for children.
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Bike with Jake

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Our team, Jake (aged 10), Nic (his mum) and Philip (his friend) are raising money for Action for Children.

Well, it is official now, we are heading towards the South Coast of England to pedal and camp, pedal and camp and pedal some more.  Staying as close to the coast as we can, we estimate our mileage will be 660 miles, maybe a little more.  

We are training at the moment - follow our exploits on our blog (link below).  

This is a fantastic adventure, opportunity, challenge for all of us.  

Jake really appreciates how important it is to give vulnerable children a chance to flourish and we want to raise as much as we can.

Thank you!

Recent donors

04.09.10 more kind and generous sponsors thank you

31.08.10 Thanks to all our sponsors on our ride, campsite owners, cafe owners, ferry customers, members of the public. Thank you very much! - Bike with Jake

25.08.10 Well done Jake! It was lovely to read about your efforts in the paper. It just goes to show that going round and round on the track and doing all that cyclocross has really apid dividends. You should be very proud of yourself.

19.08.10 Well done Jake Hope you have enjoyed this amazing challege.

18.08.10 Thomas and I enjoyed meeting you today and riding with you for the day. Good luck for the rest of the journey!

16.08.10 Hi Jake ,Nic and Philip. We have sore bums to ,been cycling in Austria but not the same challenge as yours. Now in slovenia Keep up the good work look for ward to your next update

16.08.10 So sorry the weather was poor but very well done Jake and your 2 helpers! Nic you have really made us proud

16.08.10 Well done Jake - I'm so proud of you for taking on this amazing challenge.

15.08.10 We are so impressed. Hope Phil is keeping up!

12.08.10 A great challenge for someone so young. Well done Jake, hope you raise lots of money.


10.08.10 Completely mad but incredibly impressive

10.08.10 Wishing you well in your challenge and all success raising funds for such a worthy cause. Good luck and enjoy!

09.08.10 Well done. We are impressed that you are using your summer holiday to raise money to support this really special charity.

05.08.10 Well done all. Rather you than me. I doubt you'll be doing much sitting down by the end of this ;-)

02.08.10 Best of luck Jake, I hope the weather stays kind for you & you raise loads of wonga

31.07.10 Dear Jake, as i pack for our camping trip with the entire house turned upside down and kit everywhere I am in awe of your challenge, not only the distance but to manage it with very basic camping kit. Good luck and well done all of you. Nikki, Colin Mc

30.07.10 Pedal Power !

29.07.10 Good luck and good weather!

29.07.10 Will be thinking of you while I am reading my book. sipping my tea, and generally doing nothing. Good luck and have fun!

27.07.10 Good luck Jake,Nic and Philip what a fantastic experience i hope the weather is kind to you. Richard Wallace

18.07.10 Good luck on your adventure Mike and Christine (Malmesbury)

03.07.10 Good Luck to you all and wishing you every success, from The Neal Family.

24.06.10 Very impressed by your undertaking and wish you a great adventure and good weather!! Good luck and well done.


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