Charity Challenges

Latest Challenge

NFU Mutual End of Year Challenge

01 Nov 18 – 31 Dec 18

Target distance: 2,000km

The sponsor for the End of Year Challenge is NFU Mutual who have nominated WightAid as their charity of choice for the current challenge. The WightAid Foundation supports charitable projects across the Island. NFU Mutual will donate 10p for every kilometre ridden - but will donate £400 if the target is reached.

Prize Draw

For this challenge, the prize up for grabs is a three-course dinner for two people, kindly donated by the Seaview Hotel & Restaurant.

Everyone who individually cycles more than 10km during the current challenge will be entered into the draw. You'll get an entry for each additional 10km you ride - up to a maximum of 10 entries.

Previous Challenges

Merstone Station platform

Rosemary Vineyard Autumn Challenge

01 Sep 18 – 31 Oct 18

Money raised: £407.80

Distance: 2,039km

The Island 2000 Trust are putting the challenge donation towards an upgrade of facilities at Merstone Station for cyclists and walkers. The challenge was sponsored by Rosemary Vineyard.

Wheatsheaf Trust

A-To-There Wheatsheaf Trust Challenge

01 Aug 18 – 31 Aug 18

Money raised: £324

Distance: 741km

Wheatsheaf Trust works deprived areas of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight supporting disengaged young people from poor, challenging backgrounds.

Climbing with Challenge & Adventure

Red Funnel Challenge & Adventure

01 Jul 18 – 31 Jul 18

Money raised: £413

Distance: 1,632km

Challenge & Adventure have been working with disadvantaged and challenging young people on the Isle of Wight for 25 years.

Girlguiding IW

The Red Funnel Girlguiding IW Challenge

01 Jun 18 – 30 Jun 18

Money raised: £772

Distance: 2,859km

Girlguiding IW is part of the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK.

Wessex Cancer Trust

The Red Funnel Wessex Cancer Trust Challenge

01 May 18 – 31 May 18

Money raised: £412

Distance: 1,616km

The Wessex Cancer Trust Isle of Wight provides free services and support to those living with or affected by cancer.

John's Club

The Red Funnel John’s Club Challenge

01 Apr 18 – 30 Apr 18

Money raised: £340

Distance: 904km

John’s Club is a charity for people with disabilities, learning difficulties and mental health covering teenagers to adults and also helping the elderly.

1st Newport Scouts

The Red Funnel 1st Newport Scouts Challenge

01 Feb 18 – 31 Mar 18

Money raised: £656

Distance: 2,029km

1st Newport Scout Group (The Old Guard) is the oldest surviving scout group in the world.

Isle Access - biking

The Red Funnel Isle Access Challenge

01 Dec 17 – 31 Jan 18

Money raised: £366

Distance: 1,158km

Isle Access is a not for profit organisation which has the aim of making the Isle of Wight more accessible and inclusive for everyone.

Popup Soup Kitchen

The Red Funnel Pop Up Soup Kitchen Challenge

01 Nov 17 – 30 Nov 17

Money raised: £341

Distance: 906km

The Pop Up Soup Kitchen feeds hundreds of people and helps provide the necessities of food, warmth and provisions.

Isle of Wight Ice Skaters

The Red Funnel Ride For Ryde Ice Rink Challenge

01 Oct 17 – 31 Oct 17

Money raised: £658

Distance: 2,037km

RACAG's objective is to reinstate the much loved and dearly missed ice rink.

Sandown Youth Club

The Red Funnel Sandown Youth Club Challenge

01 Sep 17 – 30 Sep 17

Money raised: £348

Distance: 978km

Sandown Youth Club provides a range of free activities for young people aged 11-21 and has over 500 members.

Rainbow Club

The Red Funnel Rainbow Club Challenge

01 Aug 17 – 31 Aug 17

Money raised: £407

Distance: 1,566km

The Rainbow club supports children with disabilities and special needs and their families.

Ventnor Skatepark

The Red Funnel Ventnor Skatepark Challenge

01 Jul 17 – 31 Jul 17

Money raised: £409

The Ventnor Skatepark Group was set up over 15 years ago by volunteers who wanted to ensure there was a free to use skate park facility.

The Red Funnel Foodbank Challenge

01 Jun 17 – 30 Jun 17

Money raised: £347

The IoW foodbank provides food and support to people in crisis on the Isle of Wight.

Alzheimer Cafe

The Red Funnel Alzheimer Café Challenge

01 May 17 – 31 May 17

Money raised: £334

The Alzheimer Cafe provides a meeting place for people, between the ages of 40-65 years that have Early-Onset Dementia and for their Carers.

Carers IW

The Cameras For Carers Spring Challenge

01 Apr 17 – 30 Apr 17

Money raised: £575

Distance: 1,257km

Carers IW is based at the Riverside in Newport and provides information, support and advocacy to adults who look after another adult.