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

This year you helped us raise over £18,800 to continue to support our very special children.

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    Christmas Fayre

    Sponsored Headshave

    A special mention for Tom Sawyer who volunteered to shave off his pop star locks in aid of Freddies. Tom raised a fantastic £116.00, well done Tom!!!

  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors

    A big thank you to the staff of Neil Hudgell Solicitors who recently held an office raffle raising a fantastic £198.00 which they kindly donated to Freddie's Friends.

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    Christmas Fayre

    Christmas Fayre

    Another big thank again to one of our regular supporters Sharron Cooper & friends who organised the event at the Victoria Dock Hall.

    A brilliant £500 was raised on the day. Thank you to all who helped & donated, plus a big thank you to Father Christmas for paying a visit!!!

  • Andy Spenceley

    31 Day Challenge

    Our good friend Andy Spenceley ran a minimum of 3 miles per day every day throughout December even running on Christmas day!! Andy raised a brilliant £516.68!!

    Well done Spenner :)

  • Kev Carter


    A big thank you to Kev Carter for raising £140.00 growing his Mexican Tache throughout November!!

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    East Park Brownies

    A big thank you to all the girls who did various fundraising events and raised a whopping £220. Thanks girls.

  • Jade Gowan

    Jade is the sister of Joe's West Hull Team mate Jack. She along with her boyfriend Luke have raised a fantastic £164.00 selling our charity wristbands!!! Thanks Jade & Luke.

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    24hr Gameathon

    24hr Gameathon

    This was held at the offices of our sponsors MS3, with help from special guest's HKR players Michael Dobson & Josh Hodgson.

    A big thank you to all who donated & a special thank you to Sam Hales of MS3.

  • Easter Raffle

    Thank you to all who bought tickets we raised £50 :) and well done to winner Helen!

  • Demi Clough

    Demi Clough

    As part of her school project to help in the local community. Demi who attends Archbishop Sentamu School volunteered to sell Freddie's Friends charity wristbands. In less then a week Demi has already sold over 100!! Well done Demi and keep up the good work :) Demi raised a brilliant £151.00 !!!

    Demi also raised another £145 through Operation Lifestyle, well done :)

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    MS3 5-a-side football tournament

    We held our charity football tournament & fun day at Soccer Sensation's with 12 teams competing to lift the MS3 Freddie's Friends Cup. After several rounds of football Barclays Bank ran out winners defeating Hull Stevedores Ltd in the final 5-1.

    We raised a fantastic £2334.40 and we still have gift aid from online donations to add to the total!

    A massive thanks to:
    Sam at MS3 and all the teams that took part.
    Michael Dobson & Mark O'Meley for handing out the trophies.
    Sami Lou & all the acts that gave up their time to perform.
    Falcon Kebabs who supplied the wonderful food and donated nearly £300!!
    Ian at Soccer Sensations for your organisation of the football tournament.
    P&O Ferries, Mark Hill and Toni & Guy for their raffle donations,
    and last but not least all who came down to make it a very special day :)

  • Shaun Briscoe

    Former Hull KR & Hull FC player Shaun Briscoe during his testimonial raised money for three charities including Freddies. We are delighted that Shaun chose us not only to raise money but also raised awareness at his testimonial event. A massive thanks to Shaun, April and all who helped raise a brilliant £380 :)

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    Experience Hair Salon

    Experience Hair Salon

    Our good friends at Experience Hair Salon, Marfleet Lane, Hull have held various events through-out June including a raffle, donations of treatments, and on the last day of the month dressed up in fancy dress and sold buns & cakes outside the salon. A huge thank you to Debbie, Jo and all the staff who raised a fantastic £658.25 xx

    And a big thank you to one of Experience's customers Nick Chatwin who also raised a brilliant £165.00 :)

  • Swallow Public House

    Thanks to the staff & customers who raised £100 in a raffle for a signed HKR Ball & Match Tickets :)

  • Sharron Cooper

    Our regular fundraiser Sharron held a shopping event at the Oystercatcher, Kingswood, Hull & donated a brilliant £337.00!!! A massive thanks to Sharron and all who helped with the day x

  • Andy & Katy Winfields wedding

    Andy & Katy Winfield

    Our close friends held a game of Irish bingo at their recent wedding splitting the £100 prize between Freddies & the winner who also kindly gave his winnings to us!! Thanks Matty :)

  • Loncroft School Beverley

    A big thank you to Mr Cassidy & the Year 11 pupils who donated £150 to Freddies from their sponsored events :)

  • Bilton Running Club

    Leanne Sims & Helen Rudd, kindly raised £260.00 from their recent Hull 10k run. Well done to you both :)

  • East Riding County Council

    A massive thank you to Helen Dales & all the staff who continue to support Freddie's Friends.

    £230 was donated to us from their fundraising day in support of Jeans for Genes day, thanks guy's :)

  • Sunkfest

    Paul Watling held a raffle for Freddie's Friends and raised a brilliant £36. Thanks to all who bought tickets.

  • Rovers Supporters Trust

    We have kindly been chosen by the RST as their charity of the year. The first event was a sponsored cycle ride from Craven Park Hull to Headingley Stadium Leeds. A massive thanks to all the members who completed this amazing challenge raising a brilliant £1978.49.

    A bucket collection at the Hull KR V London game by the members also raised a brilliant £694.51. A big thank you to all who donated on the day.

  • Steve & Michelle Wainwright

    Our good friends Steve & Michelle organised an Old Skool Dance Night at the Velvet Nightclub Nuneaton. Many thanks to the management, staff and all who came to support this great event. We raised a massive £750 on the night xx

  • Super League

    We received a cheque for £250.00 which was donated by Michael Dobson, Craig Hall & Blake Green from their Man Of The Match Awards :)

  • Sharron Cooper

    Our long time supporter Sharron donated another brilliant £500 raised at two events held at the Oystercatcher, Kingswood, thanks Sharron xx

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    Christmas Party

    Christmas Party

    In conjunction with special stars we held our first Christmas party for our special children and their families. We had a Christmas snow globe, face painting, candy cart, festive music and even a visit from Santa!!

    A big thank you to Neil Hudgell Solicitors for funding the event, Cash For Kids for the childrens presents, & Buttylicious for the catering.

  • South Holderness Technology College

    South Holderness Technology College

    A big thank you to Miss sellers and the year 11 pupils who raised money through various events throughout the year and raised a massive £500 for Freddies :)

  • Motorvation Training Ltd

    A big thank you to Paul Barker Managing Director of Motorvation who chose Freddies as one of the local charities they support at Christmas and donated £250.00 :)

  • Helen Rudd

    Helen Rudd

    Our good friend Helen ran the Yorkshire Marathon in aid of Freddies and raised a brilliant £385.00. Well done Helen x

  • Sara Young

    Sara requested the donations at her Grandma's recent funeral be donated to Freddies. A big thank you to Sara & Kathy for thinking of us at such a sad time, £270 was raised.

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    Rufus calandar

    Rufus The Robin

    Super Leagues number one mascot donated a brilliant £200 from sales of his sold out calendar!! Thanks Rufus :)

  • 13 Bistro & Bar

    Thank you for bidding £50 for our Christmas Cake donated by the cake fairies.

  • Leonard Gregory

    A big thank you to Leonard all the way from New South Wales, Australia who read our story and donated £20 :)