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Fantastic Feats Change Futures

Every challenge helps change futures

Together, Team Save are making a real difference to the lives of children.

Here are just a few of our fundraising heroes who have used determination, collaboration and imagination to conquer a challenge and raise money to give more children more possibilities in life.

The Hope Bowl

In 2022, 13-year-old Gabriel from Cumbria raised over £250,000 for Ukrainian children, after thousands entered a raffle to win his handmade wooden bowl.

A year on he launched a second fundraiser coined 'The Hope Bowl' with proceeds going towards the Save the Children Emergency Fund after travelling to Poland to meet Ukrainian refugees benefitting from his initial donation.

The school Gabriel visited supports over 450 6-17 year old children from Ukraine. They continue studying the Ukrainian curriculum with some added polish lessons. 

The draw for Gabriel’s Hope Bowl will close on Friday 14th April. Enter now.

Meet 10 year old Evangeline

10 year old Evangeline with her Dad and Uncle

Evangeline with her Dad and Uncle. Photo Credit: Save the Children

In 2020, Evangeline, decided that she wanted to raise money for Save the Children as she felt that children shouldn’t be growing up in poverty and wanted to do her bit to help.

So, in August, Evangeline, her dad and her uncle decided to take on the incredible challenge of cycling the length of the UK, from Land’s End to John O’Groats. The journey took her 22days, during which she covered over a thousand gruelling miles! Evangeline’s amazing efforts led to her raising more than £3,000!

Meet Gillian, Ted, Laurie, Ash, Yagya and Paul

From Bradford on Avon to the High Peak and North London, Gillian,Ted, Laurie, Ash, Yagya and Paul are a team of indredible fundraisers who each ran the Ultra Challenge 100km for Save the Children in June 2019. 

Together they ran an amazing 800km, the equivalent of six times up Ben Nevis to help change the future for children. 

Their fantastic efforts raised over £1375 for our Coronavirus appeal.

Gillian, Ted, Laurie, Ash, Yagya and Paul after running a 100km Ultra Marathon for Save the Children.

Gillian, Ted, Laurie, Ash, Yagya and Paul after running a 100km Ultra Marathon

Meet 8 year old Pearl

Fab Fundraiser Pearl in her costumes

Fab Fundraiser Pearl in her costumes

Our fabulous fundraiser Pearl has been dressing up as a different character each day, whilst raising money. Pearl started her challenge to keep herself entertained during the Covid-19 lockdown and vowed to continue each day until she could return to school.

Pearl's characters have included a whole host of famous faces, including Professor Snape from Harry Potter, David Bowie, the girl with the pearl earring and Lady Gaga.

Her incredible efforts have raised over £8,000.

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