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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

10th September 2015

Get Reading: Harry Dunn comes to Wokingham Library this September

The author will be giving a talk and signing copies of his new book, Forever Evil. Author Harry Dunn will be visiting Wokingham Library this September to talk about his new novel. On Thursday, September 24, Harry will be giving a talk about his new book, Forever Evil, which is the second in the Jack Barclay crime series. … Continued

16th August 2015

Get Reading: Dog show raises cash for charity

HUNDREDS of dogs of all shapes and sizes came together for a charity dog show. Basingstoke and District Dog Training Club held a companion dog show at Basingstoke War Memorial Park on August 2 to raise funds for the Ollie Young Foundation and Southern Lurcher Rescue. Over 500 dogs entered the popular contest and battled against each … Continued