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

Below are some of the fantastic people who this year contributed time, goods and money to help us raise over £17,100 - allowing us to continue to support our very special children.

  • Thanks to all who supported us this year.

    Sorry if we missed you in the acknowledgements below - you've been incredibly busy on our childrens behalf! Check out our and pages for more of our fantastic supporters.

  • 2015: Thank you Muttleys Bar staff and customers for a fantastic £300 raised

    Julie at Muttleys Bar

    Julie held Halloween night at the pub and raised a fantastic £300 for Freddies friends. Thank you to all staff and customers who helped and donated xxxx

  • Helen and her collegues at East Riding County Council

    Thank you for donating a brilliant £100 from your genes for jeans day. Thanks for your ongoing support xx

  • 2015: Our brilliant friends at Hull Graphics printed our shirts again

    Our brilliant friends at Hull Graphics, Holderness Rd

    Massive thank you for once again printing all our vests for free. You are so lovely. And the vests look fantastic as per usual. Thank you xxx

  • Thank you for displaying our collection tins

    Advantage Sport

    Four in Hand

    Experience Hair Salon

  • AFC Holderness

    Massive thank you to for your kind donation xx

  • 2015: Aspire Academys male v female netball match raised funds for us

    The brilliant staff at Aspire Academy

    Massive thanks for your male v female netball match to raise funds for us. The men looked great in their tutus and won the game.

    Thank you all so much you are stars xxx

  • 2015: Nelly running the Plusnet Marathon for Freddies


    Running the Plusnet Marathon for Freddies

  • 2015: Hull FC Players - Signed shirts for auction with proceed to Freddies Friends. Thank you.

    Hull FC Players

    Signed shirts for auction with proceed to Freddies Friends. Thank you.

  • 2015: Mia raised a massive £365 by cutting off her hair for Freddie's Friends.


    Raised a massive £365 by cutting off her hair for Freddie's Friends. Wow - Thank you Mia.

  • Andy Watts, Spenner Sharkett, Stu Sawyers and East Hull ARLFC

    Massive thanks to for donating a fantastic £593.46 from the 24 hour boxathon at Goat & Compass Hull - Great blokes who we love working with. Thank you again and for all who helped on the day and also donated xx

  • 2015: Friday Fight Night at O'Reillys Bar proceeds to Freddies

    Friday Fight Night at O'Reillys Bar

    With auction and raffle - proceeds to Freddies - Thanks to all!

  • South Holderness Technology College Sixth Form pupils Sophie Hodgson & Zoe Billany

    A huge thank you girls! They donated £250 raised by the sale of year 11 hoodies and we received a lovely letter which read:
    "We feel your charity is deserving of the donation because you do an outstanding job of helping improve the lives of young children and their families in our local area".
    Thank you girls for your kind words.

  • Emma

    A big thank you, Emma who raised a brilliant £155 from her half marathon x

  • Freddies July Fundraiser

    Thanks to all who helped or contributed to our Freddie Fundraiser at The Crooked Billet in July.

  • 2015: Ritz Showbar Function Suite Entertainment in aid of Freddies

    Ritz Showbar Function Suite Entertainment

    Live Entertainment Night in aid of Freddie's Friends & other charities.

  • The Coffee House, Brook Street, Hull

    Massive thank you to all staff and customers at The Coffee House on Brook Street for raising a brilliant £250 for Freddie's Friends. We really appreciate your support x

  • 2015: Hull Kingston Rover and FC shirts auctioned for Freddies

    Great night at The Four in Hand

    Thank you to Jules Bodyshopathome for all of your hard work again. Thanks Joy for singing and Alf the auctioneer! Thank you to people who came. The Hull KR shirt was sold for a brilliant £175 (from Terry Codd in Australia) and the Hull FC shirt for £100. Thank you all again xxx

    Big thanks to Neil Hudgell for his continued support of our charity x

    Thank you to Bakers coffee shop for the kind donation xx

  • 2015: Rudys sponsored birdwatch

    Rudys sponsored Birdwatch

    This amazing boy Rudy has spent all weekend doing a sponsored birdwatch for Freddies Friends. Rudy is only 6 years old and thought of the idea himself. His brilliant mum Helen has helped him and he has smashed his target of £150 by raising almost £800 up to now. He's also become a celebrity in Coventry and no wonder ! Thanks so much Rudy you are amazing xxxxx

  • Edgy

    A massive thank you to our friend Edgy in Coventry who has raised a wonderful £764 from a raffle at work and donated it to Freddies Friends. A fantastic bloke who is a great supporter of our charity. Big thanks Edgy and all who supported xx

  • 2015: 706 Taxis Gold Magnum of Champagne donation

    706 Taxis

    This gold magnum of champagne signed by the Hull KR team was kindly donated by 706 Taxis and raised £150 when auctioned x

  • Guy and Patrington Haven Leisure Park

    A big thank you to Guy and Patrington Haven Leisure Park for donating £273 to Freddie's Friends. Patrington Haven Leisure Park is perfect for disabled children. Great facilities, everything on one level, swimming pool, lots of lovely walks and a bar! Disabled changing facilities are fantastic too.

  • 2015: Steve Tunleys JustGiving page for his Freddie supporting Hull 10K run

    Steve Tunley

    Steve ran the Hull 10K and collected his sponsorship for Freddies via the JustGiving page he started. Thanks Steve xx

  • 2015: Napoleans Casino Night for Freddies

    Napoleans Casino Night for Freddies

    The fantastic Napoleons Casino hosted another great night in May with a gorgeous hot buffet and live entertainment. Thanks to all involved.

  • Mandi Weymes Master Class Poster

    Personal Development Master Class proceeds donation

    Our lovely friend Mandi Weymes is holding master classes and is donating the money to freddies friends. please spread the word. thanks Mandi for choosing us as your charity xx!

  • Jane Tomlinson 10K runners

    Jane Tomlinson Hull 10K

    A massive well done to Ryan Hill, Jez LItten & Jay Black who raised a fantastic £278.50 for Freddie's Friends & Breast Cancer UK.

    Brilliant effort lads!!!

  • Sponsored Car Washers

    Sponsored Car Wash

    A huge thanks to organiser Les Moss and to the washers Macauley Mawhinney, Courtney Paige Skinner, Skye Purdy and all the other youths who made the day a great success.

  • Vivergo Fuels logo

    Vivergo Fuels

    We are delighted & honoured to announce that Vivergo Fuels have chosen Freddie's Friends to be their charity of the year 2015, a special thank you to Mark Northage for helping this happen.

    Announcement on Vivergo fuels website

  • Marfleet Group Practice

    The team based at Marfleet Group Practice held a Christmas Raffle and raised a brilliant £115 with the proceeds donated to Freddies.

    Thank you xx

  • Rufus Robin

    Rufus the Robins Christmas Cracker

    Rufus the Robin, Super Leagues number one mascot once again donated the proceeds from the sale of his Christmas Charity Calendar.

    A whopping £400 as been donated to Freddies, a massive thank you to Rufus and all that bought the calendar.

  • Donna's Collection

    Thank you so much to Donna Elliott and family for collection £38 in donations over Christmas and for donating it to Freddie's Friends. We really appreciate your support throughout the year xx