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24th March 2018

Hannah Garrett, Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon

A massive shout out to Hannah Garrett who braved the weather last Sunday to run the Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon and raised an incredible £381 for the foundation – what a star you are and thank you from us all at Team OYF

23rd March 2018

Ollie Pots Raise over £1,300 in 2017

We feel incredibly lucky to have such a supportive local ( and not so local ) network of shops and businesses who have chosen the OYF to raise funds for by having one of our Ollie pots. We would like to take this opportunity to say a huge massive THANK YOU to you all, and … Continued

17th March 2018

Maxine completes 200 mile challenge!

OYF’s very own Maxine took on a challenge over the month of February to walk 200 miles. She says “It was tougher than I thought but come sun or snow I was out there in my Ollie blues” what a star you are Max! Well done and thank you #feblueary

9th March 2018

Alex enjoys the sweet taste of success!

What a way to finish his news years resolution – being on the front cover of the Wokingham paper AND having cake and sweets for breakfast! Alex Dando decided to give up sugar for 2 months in memory of his friend who died of a brain tumour in 2015, aged 7. We are so so … Continued

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