There's a Launchpad fundraising event for everyone - from sleeping rough for one night and flipping pancakes down the high street, to joining us for our much-loved Christmas service, Carols by Candlelight.

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Big Sleep Out

Abbey Ruins | Reading

Held on World Homeless Day at Reading Abbey Ruins, Big Sleep Out 2019 saw a total of 150 of people sleep outdoors for one night to help prevent homelessness – raising £60,000! Registration opens later this year.


    Reading Half Marathon

    City Centre | Reading

    The Reading Half Marathon has been rescheduled - join Team Launchpad in November for one of Reading's iconic running challenges!


      Carols by Candlelight

      TBC | Reading

      Our annual carol service at is a much-loved event that marks the start of the festive season in a truly special way. In 2019, the event was held at Reading Minster and performers included Reading Blue Coat School Junior Choir, and Launchpad patron Danyl Johnson – and raised over £10,500. Date for December 2020 to be confirmed later this year.

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