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26th October 2020

Virtual #Woky Pub Quiz in aid of OYF

Proceeds from the Great #Woky Virtual Pub Quiz in September have been donated to the Ollie Young Foundation (OYF), a local charity which funds targeted paediatric brain tumour research and support. Nigel Page, president of the Lions club, presented a cheque for £320 to Sarah Simpson, founder of OYF. Sarah Simpson said: “We are extremely grateful to … Continued

19th April 2020

The Marathon Will Go On

Today we should have been down by the sea cheering on our 4 amazing fundraisers in the Brighton Marathon. Sadly, like many other events, this has had to be postponed due to the Coronavirus until later in the year. One of the team, Simone Gibson, was traveling over from Australia to take part but unfortunately won’t … Continued

29th February 2020

#feBLUEary Thank You!

We wanted to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you for taking part in our #feBLUEary event. We have been amazed with all your support, wearing blue and raising money and the profile of the OYF. #feBLUEary #oyf

9th February 2020

Coasting through FeBLUEary

Thank you for joining in our shenanigans in town today for #feBLUEary. We had great fun and loved seeing so many of you supporting the OYF. Thank you also to Wokingham Market for your support and for a great spot too! And a massive thank you to Hayley and Richard from Joyful Journeys who lent … Continued

2nd February 2020

OYF donate £10,500 to Clic Sargent

We went to visit Clic Court to see how we could help Clic Sargent and the families that stay there whilst the children are having treatment at the John Radcliffe hospital. When you are facing the unthinkable nothing else matters around you. However, the world still goes round and life outside still goes on. We … Continued

31st January 2020

One Step Closer…

7 years into setting up the Ollie Young Foundation, with the help of you all, we have funded 9 years worth of research. Katie, our 3rd funded PhD student started her journey with the OYF in Portsmouth’s Cellular & Molecular Neuro-Oncology research group back in Oct 2016. 3 years on and she has successfully defended … Continued

18th January 2020

Woosehills Winter Wonderland 2019

Claire and Jason – we thank you once again for your support to our foundation by putting on a stunning display of Christmas lights and raising money for our charity! To everyone that went to see the light display on Culloden Way……THANK YOU so much for popping your pennies in our collection pot. You guys … Continued

21st December 2019

Wokingham’s Living Advent Calendar – The Red Lion

What another amazing evening we had last night. The 20th night of Wokingham’s Living Advent Calendar was held at the Red Lion where Marisa and Jack put on a stunning performance. Beautiful voice Marisa!! We were the charity for the evening and we’d like to say another huge thank you to everyone who donated helping … Continued

19th December 2019

Wokingham’s Living Advent Calendar – The Redan

We’ve had another amazing evening singing and dancing along to St Theresa’s Parents aka: Pauly Zarb, Kendel Payne and Gareth Ainsworth at The Redan as part of The Wokingham Living Advent Calendar. You guys are truly awesome and we are so so grateful for your support to the OYF. Not only have you raised the … Continued

19th December 2019

Tesco pot collection

Thank you, you lovely lot for supporting us down at Tesco in Wokingham yesterday. Popping your loose change into our pots raised £218.69. Wishing you all a very happy Christmas!

11th December 2019

Mizuno’s Christmas fundraiser

A massive shout out to Rachel and the team at Mizuno for raising over £368 at their Christmas fundraiser for Ollie. Mizuno have supported the OYF since the beginning through their cake sales, raffles and name the bear competitions, to name a few. This year with the added Xmas theme of reindeer food, hot chocolate … Continued

10th December 2019

RUDS showcase what they’ve got…

What a brilliant evening we’ve had watching RUDS (Reading University Drama Society) perform their 2019 Art showcase. There’s been a variety of dancing, singing, musicians, comedy…….you name it, they gave it!! What an awesome show guys. You should be very proud of what you’ve achieved and thank you so so much for doing so in … Continued