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The things people get up to in the name of fundraising for SSJ.


Support Team SSJ in this year’s ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k

  Our runners are at it again! Following on from the amazing success of the 2017 ABP Marathon event – Southampton’s largest running event is returning to the city on April 22nd! Thousands of runners are expected to be pounding the pavements, taking in the city’s historic landmarks including, the ancient Bargate, St Mary’s Stadium, the Itchen […]

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Ash Channel Swim

Ashley swims the English Channel!

An Epic Challenge Regarded as one of the world’s greatest open swimming challenges, more people have climbed Everest’s peak than those who have successfully completed a solo swim across the English Channel. Two years ago, staff member Ashley Christopher decided he wanted to undertake this huge personal challenge and recently succeeded in achieving his dream; […]

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spinnaker tower abseil

Why Abseil the Spinnaker Tower for SSJ?

The Challenge Next week eleven brave participants are undertaking a gigantic challenge for SSJ and will be abseiling the 100ft distance down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth.  Whilst they will be able to enjoy unrivalled views of the city of Portsmouth and the Solent and breathtaking views of Portsmouth Harbour as they descend this iconic building, this is […]

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Southampton’s First Coffee Festival!

Do you love a good cup of coffee? Coffee Lovers! Our good friends at Mettricks Guildhall are on a mission to bring #BetterCoffee to Southampton and would like to welcome you to the first Southampton Coffee Festival on Saturday 1st July. The Festival is a whole day event with lots of activities including; flavour challenges, roasting demos, […]

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Volunteer Thank You

Volunteer Recognition Day 2017 – A Thank You

It was volunteer recognition day yesterday and we’d like to say a huge ‘Thank You’ to all of our volunteers across the organisation- as every one of them has a huge, positive, impact on our work and we couldn’t do it without them! Last year our B2V volunteers alone gave almost 9000 hours, with many of those […]

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