John's Big Bike Ride for Sheffield families17 April 2014
An epic cycling challenge following the Yorkshire Tour de France route In late April I'm donning my lycra leggings and setting off on an epic cycling challenge following the Tour de France route. And I need you to support me. Imagine the happiness that you will bring to families in the Sheffield area.
Lots of sore feet but £43,000 raised so far!13 April 2014
London Marathon Team Starfish The Virgin Money London Marathon held on Sunday 13 April was a great event. Our wonderful runners - 'Team Starfish' - all successfully completed the 26.2 mile course and excelled themselves with great times. As a thank you we have produced a short video... Watch now!
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6 December - One Man, One Horse, 2,500 Miles, £50,00008 December 2013
We are home! William Reddaway and his horse Strider made an extraordinary 2,500 mile journey visiting the four corners of England, including 30 cathedral cities on their way. No back-up vehicle; just one man and one horse on the road for seven months.
Holidays Matter 2013 Conference at the Royal Society17 December 2013
Conference report is now available for download Following the huge industry interest in our pilot conference last year, Holidays Matter 2012 – the Evidence – the Impact – the Future, we returned to the Royal Society Thursday on 24th October for Holidays Matter 2013. The full report from the 2013 conference is now available.
HF Holidays’ pilot Feel Good Break a huge success!05 December 2013
Last weekend saw 12 families enjoy an outdoor adventure in the Peak District HF Holidays has worked closely with the Family Holiday Association over the last year to develop their own “Feel Good Breaks” – a holiday concept for disadvantaged families, with a focus on spending quality time together and healthy living. The pilot took place last weekend at HF Holidays' Country House, the Peveril of the Peak in the Peak District, and a great time was had by all!
The Big Give raised nearly £16,000!09 December 2013
Due to an overwhelming public response, our matching fund was quickly exhausted. From Thursday 5th December donors had the opportunity to double the value of donations to us. Thanks to the generosity of the Reed Foundation and TUI Travel PLC we had a matching funds pot of £10,000 for donations we receive through the Big Give website.