News Apr 2020

Be A Home Hero For CRASH

CRASH has launched The 2.6 Challenge taking place from the 26th April. The campaign is headed by the team behind the London Marathon which was due to take place on the 26th. Inspired by the number 26, the challenge aims to replace the loss of vital income to charities and bring the nation together to save the UK’s charities.

You can take part by choosing an activity of your choice inspired by the number 2.6 or 26 and donating to CRASH. To start your challenge and for full details, visit our event page here

If you need inspiration for your own 2.6 challenge, the CRASH team and some of our brilliant supporters have made a head start…

‘‘CRASH is excited to be part of The 2.6 Challenge as its inclusive, creative and you can make the most of what you enjoy doing whilst supporting CRASH. I’m lucky to live opposite a common so I wanted my challenge to be outside during my daily exercise. My 2.6 Challenge was to complete 26 rolls down a hill!”

Lucie Gillard

Fundraising Coordinator at CRASH

Niamh McCann, Projects Manager at CRASH took her challenge international with the help of her friends in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand and completed 26 people doing 26 star jumps.

‘‘I had a lot of fun making the video, and so did all my volunteers. Who know star jumps could be so funny…and that there are so many interpretations of what a star jump is?!”

Niamh McCann

Projects Manager at CRASH

Chris takes on 43 kick ups in 26 seconds!

‘‘What a fantastic campaign to save the UK’s charities at such a challenging time. I chose to learn 26 pregnancy yoga positions for the challenge – I’m not an expert but it was a lot of fun.”

Becky Holt

Marketing and Communications Manager

The rest of the CRASH team have been busy too – CRASH Chief Executive Francesca Roberts spent the weekend making 26 plant cuttings and will continue nurturing them, ready to give to people when we are able to socialise again. Kate Marsh, CRASH’s Senior Partnership Manager had a spring clean and has gathered 26 items to donate to a local charity shop when they reopen.

The 2.6 Challenge is a great way to stay connected with friends and colleagues whilst supporting your industry charity.

Will you join us? It only takes a few steps…

  1. Choose your challenge around the number 2.6 or 26
  2. Complete your challenge from 26th April
  3. Donate and support CRASH here 
  4. Invite your colleagues and friends to take part and tag #twopointsixchallenge #beahomeheroforCRASH @CRASHCharity on social media and please do send us images of you getting involved!

For every 26 seconds or 2.6 miles or 26 things you do, you can support CRASH and make a difference to those who need it most. Once you have completed you challenge, you can make a donation and support CRASH here by searching ‘CRASH’. Your support will enable us to continue creating places that care for people who are homeless, vulnerable or sick and those who care for them.

To start your challenge and for full details, visit our event page here.

Click here to see how our supporters are getting involved in The 2.6 Challenge!

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