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6th March 2018

Bracknell News: Wokingham Walk returns for 2018

Pupils from Hawthorn School took part in the walk in 2016 Article Source: Bracknell News By Gemma Davidson, Senior reporter, Bracknell News ENTRIES for this year’s Wokingham Walk are now open. Walkers are invited to complete a five, 10, or 15-mile walk around the countryside surrounding the town, with a brand new 20-mile route being added … Continued

4th March 2018

In Your Area: Wokingham Beavers’ good deeds for Ollie Young Foundation

Article Source: InYourArea The 1st Woosehill Scout Group have raised money for the Ollie Young Foundation Ollie’s grandmother, Barbara, collecting the money from the Beavers for the Ollie Young Foundation. Credit 1st Woosehill Scout Group By Cristina Harris, InYourArea Children from the 1st Woosehill Scout Group beavered away doing good deeds at home to raise money … Continued

20th February 2018

The Wokingham Paper: Wear blue this February to help Ollie Young Foundation

By Phil Creighton The Ollie Young Foundation wants Wokingham people to wear blue this February A LOCAL charity wants everyone in the borough to have the February blues. This month the family of Ollie Young will remember what would have been his birthday and also mark the anniversary of his death from an incurable brain tumour. … Continued

18th February 2018

South East Berkshire Gang Show – Scouts and Guides

We were treated to an amazingly fantastic show last night. The sketches, dances and performances were truly awesome! Thank you so so much South East Berkshire – Youth members and leaders of Scouts and Guides for choosing OYF to support this year as your charity. Your incredible work raised over £650. We are all very … Continued

17th February 2018

1st Woosehill Beavers, Good Deeds!

We are super proud of 1st Woosehill Beavers @WokinghamScouts for showing such enthusiasm and commitment to raise money for their chosen charity, the OYF. Both Swift and Kingfisher groups were keen to support us and they did this by doing a good deed. For every good deed they did they received a coin. Here’s Archie … Continued

2nd January 2018

Woosehill Christmas Lights raise £400!

What a lovely way to welcome in the new year; A whopping £403.50 was raised from everyone who popped their pennies into our OYF pot when they went along to see the stunning Christmas light display in Culloden Way, Woosehill. Claire and Jason have been amazing supporters of the foundation since the start and we … Continued

15th December 2017

Wycombe Wanderers FC: Gareth rocks the Redan for the Ollie Young Foundation

Article Source: Wycombe Wanderers FC Blues boss performs Christmas set for charity in Wokingham. Gareth Ainsworth and friends Pauly Zarb and Kendel Pyne performed a short set of Christmas songs at The Redan bar in Wokingham last night, helping to raise funds for the Ollie Young Foundation. Ollie was a team-mate of Gareth’s son Kane … Continued

3rd July 2016

BBC News: Guidelines urge improved care for terminally-ill children

Ollie was five years old when he was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour Sarah Young remembers being told the devastating news that nothing more could be done for her five-year-old son, Ollie. Days earlier, he had been diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour and now he had been given just weeks to live. His … Continued