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We would like to say a HUGE thank you to all our supporters, we really appreciate all the support everyone has given us so far through donations, volunteering and challenges.
Anna Kennedy Online relies on the generosity, innovation and motivation of our supporters to enable us to fund many projects as we can and appreciate the time and loyalty it takes. Below are the individuals, teams, companies and organisations that have supported us and we would like to say a very big thank you and as a small charity we appreciate everyone who helps us.
These important funds that allows us to plan and develop our work effectively, click here for more information on where your money goes.
If you think of a challenge and would like to get involved, click here to get in touch with us.
Jam Hair Salon
For the past few years, Jacqui Marola owner of award winning hair salon Jam Hair in Sanderstead, which is the best hair salon in Croydon.
Every year Jacqui organises both a Summer Soiree and an annual Christmas shopping and client appreciation event and all tickets are sold out on each event.
The London Marathon
On 23 April 2017, it was the 37th running of the London Marathon, an annual mass-participation race held in London, England.
Simon Robins took on this challenge and completed it in record time – he was truly inspirational and amazing.
The 100 stop tube challenge
In October 2016, Ryan Wiggins took on a brilliant challenge to raise some funds for Anna Kennedy Online.
Ryan is our patron and has Aspergers and did not like going on the tube, but he did it and was incredible. The first team to reach 100 underground stations dressed as superheros!!
Give Us A Break
In November 2014, legendary band UB40 invited Anna Kennedy exclusively as VIP guests to their fabulous concert in Dorking.
They met her afterwards which led to a great link and copious amounts of support for raising Autism Awareness and a wonderful video created for Give Us A Break Campaign, click here to see this anti bullying video. This link was created by our wonderful supporter Bernie Sawford, who goes out of his way to help and valued by us all.
Charity Zumbathons take place regularly with other charities.
We have the best Zumba instructors and had hours of fun and Zumba madness and fun – with a cake sale and a Charity raffle!
Race to Stones
In July 2017, one of our most amazing supporters Adrijana Owen challenged herself to a 100 km Race to Stones for Anna Kennedy Online.
This was one of the biggest challenges ever faced – she did it!
Charity cake bake
BMW Park Lane London
Charity fundraiser in BMW was part of their #electricweek.
Charity Champion Beverly Ann Guest organised a charity cake bake sale where Anna Kennedy met with our Patron John Paul Rick Horsely. Fantastic event and delicious cakes!
Summer Trio Flashmob
Raising awareness in London!
On 3rd July 2016,charity Anna Kennedy Online created a trio flashmob – started with Soul Symphony choir from Croydon with a flashmob choir, followed by our supporters who were choreographed by Hannah Maxwell.
The final showdown was ‘Khronos Agoria’ – Britain’s Got Talent 2016 semi-finalists. A special thanks to Bernie Sawford our sound engineer who got Spitalfields Market dancing!
Tough Mudder challenge
Ciara Curtis took the Tough Mudder challenge after her son was diagnosed a few months before with Autism.
This motivation was from her son to push herself out of her boundaries – an exceptionally brave lady who has our full support throughout this journey
Jumping off a mountain!
Since July 2017, one of our amazing supporters Jane Moorhouse did the unthinkable.
Jane travelled to Babadag mountain in Turkey at approximately 6550 feet she jumped off via Paragliding for us, brave lady and a wonderful lady.
Top of Ben Nevis
Flying the flag for AKO!
In May 2015, our amazing supporter Adrijana Owen climbed to the top of Ben Nevis and waved the flag for Anna Kennedy online.
Now that is a unique way to raise Autism Awareness!
Raising awareness in Croydon!
29th March 2014, a surprise Flash Mob took place in Whitgift Centre, Croydon to launch the beginning of Autism Awareness Month which also involved people with autism and the aim was to raise awareness and place a positive perspective on autism.
A BIG thank you to Hannah Maxwell for leading this in Nuffield Health in Croydon alongside Bird Gang Dance Group.
5K night Trail
Falck Fire Services UK organed an exceptional challenge that took place on 31st March 2018 where they ran 5K with a difference (in the dark) Night Trail which took into the watercourse, running along the Tees and seeing stars at night.
They wore head torches to find their way through those woodland areas – they were incredible..
Tough Mudder Challenge
On Saturday, 6th May 2017, nine of the Ambant team undertook and completed the Tough Mudder course in Colden Faw, Henley-on-Thames.
The 10.5 mile course had 25 extreme obstacles including ice baths and mild electrocution, the Ambant team walked away with minor cosmetic injuries!
Anna Kennedy Online would like to thank everybody for their generous donations and support.
Take off at 6550 feet
In August 2015 Mala went to the top of Babdag mountain in Turkey and jumped at approximately 6550 feet via Paragliding to raise needed funds for the Charity.
A huge thanks to the generous donations from everyone, especially Bernie Sawford and Martin Meredith from UB40 who were big hearted with their phenomenal support.
Since 2015, Sainsburys have shown us so much generosity and have donated refreshments to the annual Zumbathons and flashmobs. They have always given us vouchers for raffle prizes at various events and supported ‘Give Us A Break’ campaign.
They have been incredible to Anna Kennedy Online and we value their support greatly.