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7th June 2019

Wokingham Men’s shed drum up support for the OYF

A great big thank you to Wokingham Men’s Shed (with supplies donated by Wickes) and specifically Mike who has made us this terrific tombola barrel, we’ve still got to paint it up in Ollie’s colours, but I’m sure you’ll agree it’ll be a great addition to our stalls and fundraising 💙

25th May 2019

Seven Lakes Fishery Fun Day

Last Saturday we were invited along to Seven Lakes Fishery Family Fun Day over in Aldermaston. We had such a great day and the atmosphere was lovely. Loved meeting lots of new families and putting smiles on children’s faces playing our teddy tombola – we raised over £174! We love spreading the OYF word further … Continued

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 💙

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

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

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!

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!

27th November 2018

Mizuno – Christmas cake sale in aid of Ollie

Another of our lifelong supporters, Mizuno, held their annual cake sale, raffle and ’guess the name of the bear’ today at their HQ in Reading raising a massive £306.47 for the OYF!. Thank you all for your continued support guys 

28th October 2018

Inflatable fun!

Shona, Sarah (Ollie’s mum), Nick, James and Archie all in their Ollie Blues for a cheeky 5K inflatable obstacle course. Great fun! Ollie would’ve loved it! 🙂  

7th October 2018

Shona completes Cardiff half

Huge congratulations to Shona and Fiona for taking on the Cardiff half marathon and flying the flag for our Ollie