There’s a Launchpad fundraising event for everyone – from sleeping rough for one night to coming along to Carols by Candlelight. Find out more about our events we run throughout the year:
- Pancake Race – this iconic Reading event is held every Shrove Tuesday in Broad Street when local teams batter it out to win this eggstraordinary event. In 2020, it will be held on Tuesday 25 February.
- Run for Launchpad – we are the official charity partner of the 2020 Green Park Reading 10K and we have a team running in the Reading Half Marathon, with free places up for grabs.
- Big Sleep Out – held on World Homeless Day at Reading Abbey Ruins, Big Sleep Out 2019 saw a total of 150 of people sleep outdoors for one night to help prevent homelessness – raising a huge £60,000!
- Carols by Candlelight – our annual carol service at is a much-loved event that marks the start of the festive season. In 2019, the event was held at Reading Minster and raised over £10,500 for Launchpad’s skills centre appeal.
Your own fundraising event or challenge
If you’d like to do your own fundraising event or challenge and donate the sponsorship to Launchpad, we are more than happy to help! Get in touch with the team for fundraising ideas, resources to help with donations and to find out how to get the money to us.
Drop the team an email via firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0118 929 1146.