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There are lots of different challenge events to choose from. From sponsored walks to running marathons, skydives to climbing Kilimanjaro – the choice is yours!

Theresa (centre) and her school friends are from Northern Ghana, and received bikes from ActionAid so they can get to school safely

Whether you're a roadie, newbie, Boris biker, a fixed-gear freestyler or a Shoreditch hipster cyclist - here are some fun facts that you probably didn't know about your beloved two-wheeled friend.

Girls at Makhnda U17 football club enjoy the game in South Africa

The World Cup 2018 kicks off on June 14th and football fever has now reached boiling point. All around the world, fans are gearing up for World Cup screenings, sweepstakes and generally having a football focused good time.This is a great fundraising opportunity! To show how you can get into the fundraising football spirit we've put together some World Cup-themed fundraising ideas to spark your imagination and help you hit and exceed your target.

The Great Get Together - 16-18 June

In her first speech to Parliament, MP Jo Cox said: “We are far more united and have far more in common than that which divides us.” Inspired by those words, and in tribute to Jo – a year on from her death – we’re joining hundreds of organisations to host The Great Get Together this weekend.

Brides and grooms can choose to send a message of love, and change lives for good with an ActionAid wedding gift list

As wedding season approaches it can sometimes be difficult to remember what’s important. Seating plans and colour schemes can all too easily take over, leaving DIY wedding planners baffled by a to-do list full of things they never knew they would care about so much. I know because I’m planning a wedding myself, and have just emerged from the depths of centrepiece research (conclusion: it doesn’t matter). Amidst all the decisions - real or silk flowers? whether to brave the first dance? - we shouldn't forget what weddings are really about. Find out how brides and grooms can choose to send a message of love, and change lives for good, on their wedding day. 

Five Santas celebrate at the finish line of the Santa Run, raising money for ActionAid in London's Victoria Park

This Christmas, you can change lives by holding a fundraiser for ActionAid! Whether it's a sweepstake in the office, gift-wrapping at home, or a cake sale at school, you'll be sure to spread the Christmas cheer. Here are seven reasons to raise money and change lives, for good.