We encourage all charities to get involved with the Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon Events. Whether you are a local or national charity, being part of this event will give your charity fantastic exposure whilst encouraging our runners to raise thousands of pounds for your great cause.


Our objective is to transform the amount raised through these events for our Charity partners. There are six levels of Charity partnerships available, designed to suit all Charities, big or small. If you are interested in being an official charity partner please email:
events@sweatshop.co.uk


We were proud to support and work with our partner and local charities below.

Gold Charities

Bronze Charities

ABF The Soldiers' Charity Alzheimer's Society ABF The Soldiers' Charity Alzheimer's Society

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Local Partners

Double Impact Faith in Families Maggie's Nottingham Nottingham Hospitals Charity

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Sporting Charity Partner

Community Charity Partner

Notts County FC Football in the Community School for Parents

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Gold Charities

ABF The Soldiers' Charity

ABF The Soldiers' Charity

We are The Soldiers' Charity: 'For Soldiers – For Life'

ABF The Soldiers' Charity is the Army's National Charity. Established as the Army Benevolent Fund in 1944 to ensure that the hardships endured by soldiers in the aftermath of 1914-18 were never repeated. ABF The Soldiers' Charity are for soldiers, for life. We provide financial assistance to all soldiers and their families when in need. Even when a soldier leaves the Army they are still part of our family and eligible for our help. The scope of our work is huge. Half of our money is given direct to individuals to help in areas such as debt relief, mobility assistance, education bursaries, care home fees and respite breaks. The other half is given as grants to other charities. To provide independence and dignity for every soldier and veteran is something we are incredibly proud to do. If needs be, we can provide vital help within 48 hours. We have supported individuals aged from nine months to 105 years.

Running this half marathon for ABF The Soldiers' Charity we will provide you with a VIP package of support, in return for you raising much needed funds for such a worthy cause. For more information please contact the fundraising team at emeventsteam@soldierscharity.org

For more information about the Charity please go to: www.soldierscharity.org

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's Society

Leading the fight against dementia

This year 225,000 people will develop dementia, that's one every three minutes, with the total number set to reach 1 million by 2025. Join our team and every mile you conquer and every pound you raise will help us provide much-needed services for families affected by dementia, as well as fund crucial research to one day find a cure.

Click here to find out more: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Nottingham Forest Community Trust

Nottingham Forest Community Trust

We create positive change in our communities by bringing joy into the lives of thousands of people

Nottingham Forest Community Trust was established as a charitable trust in October 2010. However, the Club's community programme has been in operation since 1990 delivering a wide range of football related practical activity projects across Nottinghamshire.

Nottingham Forest Community Trust now has over 40 full time staff, delivering a wide range of both physical activity and educational programmes across the City and County. The Trust is based at the world-famous City Ground stadium, home of double European Cup winners Nottingham Forest Football Club.

Our strategic goals for people of all ages and backgrounds across Nottinghamshire include:

Click here to find out more: www.nottinghamforestcommunitytrust.co.uk

Bronze Charities

Alzheimer's Society

Equation

equal relationships free from abuse

Equation's goal as a charity is for everyone to have equal, healthy relationships, in a society free from domestic abuse, sexual violence and gender inequality.

1 in 4 women will be abused by a partner, ex or family member at some point in their lives and on average 2 women a week lose their lives because of domestic violence and men also experience domestic abuse.

Working primarily in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, Equation delivers education to the whole community to prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence, promote gender equality and raise aspirations for healthy relationships. We provide practical tools and guidance to support the well-being and safety needs of survivors.

We are a pioneering, local charity and our work includes a Men's Domestic Abuse Service, the only service of its kind in Nottinghamshire, where we provide one to one support for men who are experiencing domestic abuse and violence. We work with children and young people in schools to deliver healthy relationship projects, train community workers to recognise and respond to survivors of abuse and help to reduce harm and we campaign for gender equality and the prevention of domestic abuse in our community.

Click here to find out more: www.equation.org.uk

Local Partners

Double Impact

Double Impact

Rebuilding Lives Destroyed By Addiction

Founded in 1998 Double Impact works across Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire offering a unique service that deals with all the issues facing people recovering from alcohol and drug dependency.

Drug and alcohol addiction affects people from all walks of life and the reasons behind it can be complex - research is now showing that in many cases it stems from childhood trauma or difficult life events. When people come to us they have often lost their home, their health, their job, family, friends and hope having been caught up in a vicious cycle of addiction, problems, shame and guilt . However, with the right support at the right time, people can and do fully recover, able to take up their place in society and be excellent citizens, parents, family members and employees. Addiction doesn't need to destroy lives.

Click here to find out more: www.doubleimpact.org.uk or contact our fundraising team at team@doubleimpact.org.uk

Faith in Families

Faith in Families

Supporting vulnerable children in the community across the East Midlands.

Faith in Families is a registered charity and independent adoption agency, known as Adopt Together. We have a small, highly professional and experienced team of adoption specialists who are dedicated in ensuring that the adoption journey is as smooth as possible. We are based in Nottingham but work throughout the East Midlands to help children find new homes.

Our strong partnerships with Local Authorities means that we have more opportunities to match you with the children waiting to find their forever family. We also offer adoption support services, volunteering opportunities and training and consultancy programmes. We have a team of School Social Workers who help children and families cope with social and psychological problems that may arise at school or at home.

Click here to find out more: www.faithinfamilies.org

Maggie's Nottingham

Maggie's Nottingham

Everyone's home of cancer care.

Each year 300,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with cancer, bringing tough questions, exhausting treatment and difficult emotions such as loneliness and isolation.

At Maggie's we provide free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends, to help them when they need it most. Based in the grounds of Nottingham City Hospital, the Maggie's Centre is a warm and welcoming place, where people can come and get support in a tranquil and non-clinical environment.

At Maggie's you can talk to, and get support from, a range of professional people. Our Centre is staffed by Cancer Support Specialists, a Benefits Advisor, Nutritionist, Psychologist and Therapists who can support you in whichever way best suits your needs.

We would love you to join Team Maggie's and run to support local people affected by cancer.

Click here to find out more: www.maggiescentres.org/nottingham or contact the fundraising team at nottinghamfundraising@maggiescentres.org

Nottingham Hospitals Charity

Nottingham Hospitals Charity

At the heart of patient care for Nottingham's hospitals

We're the charity at the heart of Nottingham's hospitals, helping to provide the best care for their patients. From making the children's cancer wards brighter, to providing complementary therapy to patients with terminal illness, or even the purpose built centre for patients with Cystic Fibrosis – the charity has been at the heart of care for patients for the last ten years.

We support every area of Nottingham's Hospitals and would love you to join our Robin Hood Marathon team, raising money for whichever area of our hospitals is closest to your heart.

Click here to find out more: www.nottinghamhospitalscharity.org.uk or contact the fundraising team at charity@nuh.nhs.uk

Sporting Charity Partner

Notts County FC Football in the Community

Notts County FC Football in the Community

Making a positive difference to people in Nottingham using innovative sports projects to improve people’s health, confidence and skills.

We deliver a wide range of sport related projects to the wider community, working with some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Nottinghamshire.

Projects include supporting cancer rehabilitation, promoting positive mental health and encouraging healthy lifestyles, among many others. Our aim is to provide life-changing opportunities to improve people’s health, aspirations, confidence, behaviour, education, provide social opportunities and support others back into employment.

Click here to find out more: www.nottscountyfitc.org.uk/fundraising/ or if you’d like to get involved please contact us at jb@nottscountyfitc.org.uk

Community Charity Partner

School for Parents

School for Parents

empowering parents – enabling disabled children

At School for Parents, most of our work involves children with motor learning difficulties or motor development delay. We encourage the child to develop basic motor, sensory and self-help skills (such as sitting, standing, touching, listening, looking, eating, and playing), working in small groups based on their age, specific needs, and abilities.

The early intervention that we offer quickly benefits young children with cerebral palsy, or other conditions caused by damage to the part of the brain that controls movement. With the help of our programmes and strategies, children learn to overcome their physical challenges and, so, their challenges to learning.

Part of our work is to help parents understand and accept their child’s disability and teach them how to help their child. All too often, parents of disabled children don’t know where to turn – they may feel isolated, powerless, or depressed.

Our staff give parents and siblings the emotional support they need to help them cope, as well as offering practical advice and information. We also give parents the opportunity to share knowledge and experiences and provide mutual support.

Click here to find out more: www.schoolforparents.org

 
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