2.6 Challenge – Save our charities

Be part of the 2.6 Challenge community to support people experiencing homelessness

26 Apr 2020

With the cancellation and postponement of public fundraising events, such as the Newport Marathon and the Swansea Half, charities across the nation are coming together for the 2.6 Challenge. 

Taking part will ensure that vital funds are raised during the Coronavirus pandemic to keep essential services going in the future. 


How to get involved

It’s simple. Come up with a challenge based on the numbers 2.6 or 26. 

Ask your friends and family to donate to your Just Giving page. 

Start or complete your challenge on Sunday 26 April – when the 40th London Marathon would have taken place.  

There are no rules – apart from the Government guidelines on how to exercise safely during this time

Document your challenge and share your photos/videos with us on social media. 

Twitter | Facebook | Instagram 

Tag us and use the hashtag #TwoPointSixChallenge 

Fundraising ideas

If you need help thinking up your challenge, we have some fundraising ideas to inspire you. 

From fun challenges to more difficult tasks linked to the life of a person experiencing homelessness we hope our ideas will combat boredom and impress your peers: 

Why support The Wallich?

24 of our critical services remain open across Wales during lockdown.

Our teams are working extremely hard to make sure that people who have experienced homelessness continue to receive the support they need to remain safe during this difficult time. 

That’s why we are we are part of the 2.6 Challenge. Join the community of people doing something about homelessness in Wales. 

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