Move for Mencap!
Get moving and help us support people with a learning disability A learning disability is to do with the way someone's brain works. It makes it harder for someone to learn, understand or do things. across the UK!
There are 1.5 million people with a learning disability in the UK. To help us support them, we’re going to be setting a challenge for our whole Mencap family – let's get moving for Mencap!
You can help us by completing your very own challenge around the number 1.5. You could run 15km, do 150 press ups, or dance to 15 songs - it’s up to you, so get creative and do something you enjoy!
Set yourself a challenge
No matter if you’re running, walking, wheeling, jumping, dancing, planking, or anything else, your challenge won’t just make you feel amazing at the end of it - you'll be helping us raise money so we can continue to provide vital support to the people who need it most.
What do I need to do?
Choose your challenge - whether it’s running a 1.5km a day to walking 150 steps of your garden each day. See below for some inspiration!
To get started, sign up below and let us know what challenge you are taking on - we’ve already had some pretty inventive suggestions!
Then just set up your Virgin Money Giving page, and start asking friends and family for donations. You can even nominate someone to take on the challenge with you and fundraise as a team!
Move for Mencap inspiration:
- If you’re a keen runner, you could take on 15 miles in a week
- Hold a 1.5 minute plank every day for a week
- Complete 15 laps of your park every day for a week
- Learn 15 new yoga poses
- Take part in 15 online dance workouts in a week
For taking part in Move for Mencap you will get:
- Fundraising pack filled with tips and advice
- A Team Mencap medal if you raise over £250
- Entry onto our fundraising superstar leaderboard if you raise over £500
If you have any questions about taking part in this event or any other event, please call the Events and Community A community is the people and places in an area. fundraising team on 020 7696 6946.