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

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  • Joanne and Marianne

    Thank you to our lovely friends Joanne and Marianne who collect Pennies for us throughout the year and donate it to us. We appreciate you very much.

  • Raymond Wysthoff

    Thank you to the family of the late Raymond Wysthoff. A wonderful £200 was collected for Freddie’s Friends at Raymond's funeral. Thank you to Raymond's generous family and friends for improving the life of a special child.

  • Sheila Roe

    Thank you to the family of the late Sheila Roe. An amazing £250 was collected for Freddie’s Friends at Sheila's funeral, a special child will be helped in her memory. Thank you to Angela and Andrew for thinking of us at this sad time.

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    2023: Running Hull 2023 10k.

    Katy and Natasha ran the Hull 10k for Freddies

  • 2023: Ron Dearing UTC non uniform day.

    Ron Dearing UTC

    Thank you to the wonderful staff at Ron Dearing UTC who took part in a Eurovision Sweepstake and donated the entry fee to us. Thank you to Joanne Hodgson for organising as always. And for the lovely winner who picked Sweden and donated it back to us.

  • Leonard Gregory

    Thank you to our friend leonard for your continued support. Other side of the world and you still never forget us.

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    2023: Freddie’s cousins Shane, Karla and Damien took part in 'Get Caked'.

    Freddie’s cousins Shane, Karla and Damien

    Freddie’s cousins Shane, Karla and Damien raised an amazing £595.75 for Freddie’s Friends by taking part in Get Caked.

    Thank you to all who sponsored, you are all stars.

  • Four In Hand pub

    The Four in Hand Collection Tins

    Thank you the brilliant staff, and the customers in the Four in Hand. £57.83 and £48.88 from their collection tins!

    Thank you for your continued support. xxx

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    Micheles impressive fund raising

    Michele Ditchburn and family

    A massive Thank you to our amazing friend Michele, who has raised over £40,000 over the last year and a half for so many wonderful causes and charities in the region, including a massive £4818 for Freddie’s Friends.

    Michele and her husband Mike have worked tirelessly, day in day out having online sales and a table selling goods every day.

    Thank you to everyone who donated things and also bought from her.

  • Tommy Coyle donated signed gloves

    Tommy Coyle

    We auctioned three pairs of boxing gloves signed by Hull's own Tommy Coyle.

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    Gareth Thomas donated signed shirt

    Signed shirts - Gareth Thomas, Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor, Eric Bristow, Hull KR and Hull FC

    We auctioned sports shirts: Wales RFU signed Gareth Thomas, Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor shirt with lapel badge, a rare half and half 2013 shirt, a crafty cockney T-shirt signed by the late great Eric Bristow, Hull KR 2016 signed shirt, Hull KR 2010 signed shirt, and a Hull FC 2014 signed shirt.

  • Linda Gill

    Thank you for your very kind donation.

  • Sarah Russell

    Thank you to Sarah Russell who had a collection at her 50th Birthday party and donated an amazing £182 of the collection to Freddies.

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    2022: Matthew took on the highest trekking route in Nepal

    Matthew's Nepalize trek

    Matthew a year 10 students at Ron Dearing UTC has raised £1,500 for the Freddie's friends after taking on the highest trekking route in Nepal!