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Act Your Age challenge

This year, we’re asking you to take your age and do something good with it.

Simply take your age, the combined age of your friends, family and workmates, or the age of something or someone special, and turn it into a fundraiser. It could be the distance you cover, the duration you do it for, the number of things you do or your sponsorship target – whatever it is, you’ll be helping to change young lives across the UK.

With free resources to download, a link to set up your online fundraising page and some inspiring fundraising stories, we’ve got everything you need below.

 

Download our Act Your Age pack

  • Sponsorship form
  • Window poster
  • Email template
  • Social media images

Setting up a fundraising page is as easy as 1, 2, 3

  • 1

    Sign up

    Sign up for your online fundraising page below using JustGiving.

  • 2

    Customise your page

    Set yourself a target and tell people how you'll be fundraising.

  • 3

    Spread the word

    Post, tweet, email and share the page to drum up support.

BBC Breakfast

Find out how the presenters of BBC Breakfast got on with their very own Act Your Age challenge!

Act Your Age and get Rambling

Why not get involved with this year’s Countryfile Ramble by taking on an Act Your Age walking challenge?

Map of the United Kingdom with a magnifying glass

Changing lives near you

From coast to coast, in towns and cities right across the UK, BBC Children in Need is out there making a difference.

The amazing projects we support help change the lives of disadvantaged children and young people all over the country.

Don't like maps? View the list of organisations we support.

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