May 19 was a beautifully sunny day for those of us that cheered from the cheer point and greeted our amazing runners at the finish. It was a probably a little on the warm side for the actual runners but to be honest we only saw smiles (you can see for yourself in the photos below). [...]
Make KEEN London your Charity of the Year! Over 168,000+ charities in the UK (73.2%) are considered small or micro. They receive just 3% of income generated by business and individuals through charitable donations each year. The largest charities (6.8%) receive 90% of income. KEEN London relies on donations to fund its work [...]
We are beyond excited and proud to have received an amazing grant from Global’s Make Some Noise. On his breakfast show, presenter Chris Moyles revealed that we have been awarded a whopping £94,000 - much to our delight and surprise! The grant will be used to fund our sessions in East London, guaranteeing that our [...]
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In January a small group of athletes were fortunate to be invited on a tour of Global Studios by our sponsor, Global's Make Some Noise. We really enjoyed having a look around the live radio studios and even had the opportunity to meet a Heart host and test out the microphones! As part of this [...]
Eleven adventurous friends — and KEEN fundraisers — became the first ever group to cycle between AND across three of Britain’s largest lakes in under 48 hours over the weekend of June 22–24. The group included Tom Pellereau, 2011 winner of BBC One’s The Apprentice and TV presenter, Rob Bell. The challengewas certainly no mean [...]
KEEN London has been selected as one of the nominated causes for one of the year’s most amazing and adventurous fundraising challenges: Cycle or Sink. A group of 11 friends is aiming to become the first group to not only cycle between the three largest lakes in Great Britain but also cross them using pedal [...]
The intrepid KEEN travellers headed north for the first time on our Easter 2017 residential trip. Eighteen athletes and 22 coaches enjoyed a packed programme of adventures at the Kingswood Centre in North Norfolk. They crawled through murky tunnels to learn caving, mastered bows and arrows in archery class, and tested their head for heights on [...]