Freddie's
Friends

In memory of Freddie Appleyard.
A website to help disabled children and their families.

How you can help

If you feel that you would like to help in any way, by making a donation, helping at any of our events, or in any other way, please contact us. Thankyou x

  • Thanks to all who supported us this year.

    Sorry if we missed you in the acknowledgements below - another stunning year from our supporters on behalf of these special children! Check out our and pages for more!

  • 2017: Jamie Shaul donating a signed Hull FC shirt

    Signed Hull FC Shirt

    Big thank you to Jamie Shaul for donating a signed Hull FC shirt. £150 raised to help sick and disabled children xx

  • Retirement present donation

    Gerard O'Toole retired from Issac Newton School and donated his £250 retirement present to Freddies! - Thank you Gerard.

  • 2017: Emma runs Hull 10K for Freddies

    Hull 10K

    Thank you Emma Ledger for raising £110 for Freddies children by running a sponsored Hull 10K.

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    2017: Captain's Charity Open

    Captain's Charity Open & Race Evening

    A day of golf and an evening of races - a fantastic day of fundraising for Freddies.

    Thank you Mike Smith captain of Burstwick Country Golf for choosing us as his charity this year.

  • 2017: Freddies Annual Charity Casino Night at Napoleons

    Freddies Annual Charity Casino Night at Napoleons

    To Zara and Kristian you were fantastic entertainers and we appreciate you giving your time up for us. To Napoleons for providing brilliant staff and amazing food yet again. To everyone who donated brilliant raffle prizes. And to you all who turn up and support us in memory of our amazing boy each year. To see you all there tonight makes it worthwhile. We raised an amazing £1026.

  • 2017: Paul and Joanne run the half marathon

    Half Marathon

    Thank you to Freddies cousin Joanne and husband Paul for an amazing £223.12 raised from their half marathon run.

  • Amy Carters 21st Birthday

    A huge thank you to lovely Amy carter who recently had her 21st birthday party and instead of gifts, put collection tins out. They raised a brilliant £72.70. Thank you to all who donated and especially Amy.

  • City of Hull Rugby League Academy

    Massive thank you to the City of Hull Rugby League Academy for raising a brilliant £988.50 from their 3 peaks sponsored walk. Such a fantastic amount of money will help so many local children. Thank you to coaches, players and parents xxx

  • 2017: Edgey and Jonny completed the 4 peaks: Ben Nevis, Snowdon, Scafell Pike, and Slieve Donard

    4 peaks

    Our brilliant mate Edgey and also Jonny completed the 4 peaks today for us. Amazing achievement. Thank you xxx

  • 2017: The Coffee Shop Hull raised £625 from a sponsored cycle ride

    The Coffee House Hull

    The Coffee House in Hull always supports us by collections in the shop. This year Francis also undertook a sponsored cycle to Blackpool to watch Hull KR - he has raised a fantastic £625. Thank you so much Francis we appreciate everything you do for us xxx

  • Freddie's Friends Bingo Night

    A brilliant night at the Wingfield Arms. Thank you to all who turned up. We raised a massive £524.45.

  • Four in Hand collection tins

    Thank you again to the brilliant staff and customers from the Four In Hand for raising another £75.47 from their collection tins for us. Your support means so much to us. Thank you xxx.

  • 2017: 3 peaks walkers

    Three peaks in under 12 hours

    These amazing people raised over £1000 for us by doing the three peaks in under 12 hours last week.
    Add that on to the cheque for £1000 we received earlier from Paul Bull from the Masonic lodge women's charity ball thats £2034 for Freddie's Friends.

    A big thank you to you all. Thank you Eddie Brook, Steve Dibnah, Craig Dalton, Sarah Dalton, Teresa Taylor, Jason Foster, Paul Bull, Nikki Bull, Andy Steele, Paul Rawson. We think you're fantastic xxxx

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    2017: Another amazing donation from The Marvell College Hull

    The Marvell College Hull

    We have just received a final payment from The Marvell College, during our ‘charity of the year’ they have raised an incredible £5612.16, our thanks go out to all the Staff, Pupils & all involved in raising this unbelievable amount, you should be very proud of your efforts. xxx

  • Four in Hand collection tins

    Thank you to our friends at Four In Hand for collecting a fantastic £74.56 in the collection tins. Thank you for your constant support. Xxx

  • Edgey & workmates at Atherstone TNT

    Another massive thanks to our brilliant friend Edgey who has raised £751 by organising a raffle at his work Atherstone TNT. Thank you for your continued support Edgey and to all of your fantastic workmates xxx

  • Dave

    A big thank you to Dave for donating a wonderful £100 on our Just Giving page. We really appreciate it xxx

  • 2017: A brilliant £70 was raised by SMC Sport.

    SMC Sport

    A brilliant £70 was raised by SMC Sport. Thanks lads what a great day xx

  • 2017: Bakers Sandwich and Coffee, Hull, raised £32.55 in their collection tins.

    Bakers Sandwich and Coffee Shop

    Big thanks to staff and customers at Bakers Sandwich and Coffee, Hull, for raising £32.55 in their collection tins. Always support us thank you x

  • 2017: Thank you to Len for advertising our charity at Craven Park.

    Craven Park

    We want to say a massive thank you to Len for advertising our charity at the brilliant east stand of Craven Park.
    Thank you Len.

  • 2017: Big thank you to staff and customers at Silkys bar for collecting £26.34 in their collection tins xx

    Silkys bar

    Big thank you to staff and customers at Silkys bar for collecting £26.34 in their collection tins xx

  • 2017: Big thank you to the staff and customers at Lenny's pub for collecting £57.38 for us in their collection tins xxx

    Lenny's pub

    Big thank you to the staff and customers at Lenny's pub for collecting £57.38 for us in their collection tins xxx

  • 2017: Thank you to staff and customers in the four in hand. Just emptied out collection tins and there was a brilliant £56.84.

    The Four in Hand

    Thank you to staff and customers in the Four in Hand. Over £110 from their most recent collection tins - brilliant. Thank you so much for your constant support xxx

  • 2017: Big thank you to staff and customers at the Goat and Compass £27.32 collected in the collection tin for us.

    The Goat and Compass

    Big thank you to staff and customers at the Goat and Compass. £27.32 collected in the collection tin for us. Thank you for your ongoing support xxx

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    2017: Massive thank you to Ideal Standard for holding a bake off raising £2000.

    Ideal Standard

    Absolutely massive thank you to Ideal Standard for holding a bake off raising £2000 for Freddies friends. We really appreciate your constant support.
    It was so hard to pick a winner but enjoyed having to taste the cakes!
    Thank you to Ann-Marie and Tracy for everything xxxx

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    2016: Joe and the City of Hull Rugby League team who completed the three peaks.

    City of Hull Rugby League Team

    Joe and the City of Hull Rugby League team who completed the three peaks raising over £800. What a fantastic achievement thanks guys xxx

  • 2016: East Hull ARLFC - Thank you.

    East Hull ARLFC

    Brilliant team who support us in everything they do. Spenner Sharkett who works tirelessly to help us. And the lovely Johnny Whitely who always gives up his time. Thank you

  • Jack Thomas

    Thank you for supporting us in your boxing match. We really appreaciate it xx

  • Louise Haywood

    Big thanks for donating £30 from her recent jamberry nails donation. We really appreciate your support xxx

  • Dougie raised a brilliant £400 doing Little Mudder.

    Dougie

    Dougie raised a brilliant £400 doing Little Mudder. He loved his trophy and told us he's going to claim Everest for us next. Thanks Doug xx

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    2016: Amazing achievement from our friend Edgey to not only cycle from John O'Groats to Lands End, but to raise a staggering £6033.85 by doing it.

    Edgey

    Amazing achievement from our friend Edgey to not only cycle from John O'Groats to Lands End, but to raise a staggering £6033.85 by doing it.
    Thank you to all of his amazing family and friends who sponsored and supported him through this epic journey - well done Edgey. And thank you xxxxx

    Big thank you to John Morris in Coventry for donating a brilliant £232 towards Edgey's cycle. He also provided a van the Edgey to John O'Groats and back home from Lands End. What a great man thank you John xxx

  • 2016: A brilliant night at Napoleons Casino. £913 raised.

    Napoleons Casino

    A brilliant night at Napoleons Casino. £913 raised.
    Thank you Ernie for coming from Derby to sing for no charge you are amazing.
    Thank you Penny and all at Napoleons for your ongoing support.
    Thank you all who came and supported. xxx

  • Slaters Menswear

    Massive thanks to Slaters Menswear for donating vouchers for our raffle at Napoleons.

  • Hilda's Rainbows, Brownies and Guides at St Philips church

    Did a sponsored walk and other events and raised an amazing £325 for us. Thank you so much we think you're brilliant xxxxxx

  • 2016: Spartans thank you for supporting us.

    Spartans

    Thank you for supporting us. Your lucky Freddie's friends shirts looked brilliant xxx

  • Boxathon and Fun Day at Zetland Pub

    Thank you Spenner for your ongoing support xx

  • Hull 10k

    The runners who took part in the Hull 10k in memory of our beautiful boy.
    Thank you for choosing us. We are so proud of you all. And when it gets tough Freddie will help you along. Thank you

  • Hull Graphics

    Massive thank you to Julie and Michael for their continued support of Freddie's Friends. We really appreciate all you do xxxxxx

  • Aspire Academy

    A big thank you to staff at Aspire Academy for raising a brilliant £93.06 from their charity netball match. You guys always support us and we really appreciate it xxxxxx

  • Adelphi

    What a brilliant night at Adelphi. The bands were great and a fantastic £371 was raised. Thanks so much to all involved especially Mat. Xxxx