Together we can make a real difference to the lives of disabled children and adults across the North East.

There are so many ways you can support our work – from running a marathon to holding a coffee morning at work and everything in between!  Whether you take part in an organised event or organise your own, every penny raised will support our work across the North East.

Coming up in 2018

Great North Swim – Saturday 9 June 

Fancy a weekend swim with a difference?

Challenge yourself to the ultimate open water challenge and sign up for the Great North Swim on Saturday 9 June, taking on the waters at Lake Windermere in the Lake District.

We’ll be there to cheer you on, and give you all the support you need to raise sponsorship for our vital work.

Why not make a weekend of it? After your amazing swim, you can relax and enjoy everything the Lake District has to offer!! Sign up now and join Team Percy Hedley!


Great North Run – Sunday 9 September

The Great North Run is the world’s largest half marathon, and we are so lucky to have it right here on our doorstep!

Whether you already have your own place or you’d like to take one of our places, there’s still time to join Team Percy Hedley – visit our dedicated Great North Run page to find out how!

We’ll support you every step of the way with fundraising advice, free running vest, group training runs, and most importantly, a well deserved cuppa at the finish line!

To register for a place and join Team Percy Hedley you can sign up now, or for more details please call Maria Hallett on 0191 281 5821 or email

We are delighted the region’s leading IT specialist firm ITPS has joined us as sponsor of Team Percy Hedley at this year’s Great North Run.  Look out for your exclusive 2018 running vest courtesy of ITPS coming to all our Team Percy Hedley runners soon!




The Percy Hedley Mistletoe Ball – Saturday 17 November

Save The Date! The region’s best loved charity ball returns on Saturday 17 November with a new home at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead.

Watch this space for updates or if you’d like to be the first to know our theme for this year and how to book your table please email Maria at


Why not organise your own event?

Lovely people from across the North East are baking, walking, sitting in silence, head shaving, pub quiz-ing, singing, dancing and everything in between to raise vital funds for Percy Hedley!

Let us know your plans and we’ll do everything we can to help you make the most of your fundraising.  Drop us a line to let us know what you are doing, or if you’d like to chat about an idea you have, please call us on 0191 281 5821 or email, and together we will make a real difference to disabled people in the North East.

You can read more about our work and the wonderful people who support us here and don’t forget to send us photos of your fundraising and we’ll do our best to share them on Facebook and Twitter!