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19th May 2019

Sweet smell of success for Holt girls

The Holt school put the icing on the cake a few weeks ago and held a non uniform day along with a cake sale for #feblueary and raised an incredible £1,100! Thank you so much to Daisy Skeates, Isabel and Shrimika for organising such a memorable event 💙

6th May 2019

Treats at the Wokingham May Fayre

Wow, what a day! It’s been absolutely amazing to see tonnes of people milling through the town and so lovely to have so many of you stop and buy our wonderful array of cakes, pick up some merchandise, chat to us about the OYF and for also guessing the name of the bear – just … Continued

14th April 2019

A step closer….

When the foundation was first set up it was our aim to fund research into paediatric brain tumours. Fast forward 7 years and we have funded not one but three PhD students at Portsmouth’s Cellular & Molecular Neuro-Oncology Research Group – that’s 9 years of targeted research funded by you lovely lot!! Alison, our second … Continued

22nd March 2019

Jailbreakers smash it!

They’ve only gone and done it!!! Huge congratulations to Dan’s Angels who’ve beaten 11 other teams from Cardiff Uni to win the 52 hour Jailbreak Challenge 👏👏 Why? Our crazy friends from Cardiff Uni took part in a 52 hour Jailbreak were they had to get as far away from Cardiff as possible and back … Continued

28th February 2019


Firstly, we would like to say a huge heart felt thank you for all your touching messages of love and support over the past few days for Ollie’s birthday and anniversary. It’s been really overwhelming reading your kind words and it truly means the world to be surrounded by so much love 💙 Secondly we … Continued

31st January 2019

Beautifully bespoke Bunnies and Ballerinas

How wonderful are these?! A massive shout out to Jenny Brewer for not only hand making these beautifully gorgeous bunnies and ballerinas, but for also making £200 from their sales and donating it to the OYF. Thank you so so much Jenny 💙

26th December 2018

Culloden lights the way

For the past 7 years our dear friends Claire and Jason have lit up their home in Culloden Way, Wokingham for others to enjoy. In doing so not only have they raised awareness of the Ollie Young Foundation but they have also raised £370.81 in cash for our very worthy cause. Thank you so much … Continued

24th December 2018

Wokingham Living Advent Calendar

We were extremely grateful to be chosen to take part in this years Wokingham Living Advent Calendar. Each night throughout December an act performs in front of crowds, for a local charity. The act and location is only announced the morning of the performance. On the 7th day of December we were entertained with great … Continued

16th December 2018

Ollie pots a collection at Tesco

A massive thank you to Tesco for allowing the OYF to hold a collection at their store in Wokingham. Thank you to the staff who made us feel very welcome and to their customers for being so generous. Everyone was in the Christmas spirit which showed in the amount raised, £214.09. Merry Christmas!

13th December 2018

RUDS Showcase

These guys are just amazing, and put on amazing shows too. And we are just so over whelmed with their continued support which has now been 7 years!!! 💙 Thank you once again @RUDramaSociety your Arts Showcase was awesome!

11th December 2018

Santa floats around Wokingham

We were very grateful to be given the opportunity to help Santa on his float, meeting lots of children and their families and raising a whopping £323.53 for the OYF too. Thank you to the West Forest Round Table for organising such a fabulous memorable event and to everyone around BeanOak Road for being so … Continued

30th November 2018

Uni go head to head in Bake Off

The staff and students @UniRdg_EngLit and @SocietyEnglish tightened their apron strings and topped their sponges when they went head to head and raised £88.55 for the OYF in ‘A Very Wildean Bakeoff’ over at Reading University. Thank you so much guys, what a cake-tastic way to raise money!