A borough wide community fund -  not specific to Young Barnet Foundation or its members


The 2.6 Challenge for Barnet Community Response Fund

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With hundreds of events postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, thousands of charities have had to reduce or stop services at a time when vulnerable members of society need them most. The 2.6 Challenge is a simple way for everyone to help save the UK’s charities.

Inclusion Barnet is fundraising on behalf of the partnership Barnet Together to support our joint Community Response Fund, all monies raised through this campaign is for the Community Response Fund. Barnet Together is a partnership between Inclusion Barnet, Volunteering Barnet, and the Young Barnet Foundation. 

Get Involved

On Sunday 26 April, the day when the Virgin Money London Marathon would have taken place, join the rest of the UK for The 2.6 Challenge. Whatever your age or ability, you can take part. 

Your #TwoPointSixChallenge can be any activity you like – from running 2.6 miles on your balcony or around nearby park (in line with the Government rules!), holding an online workout with 26 of your friends, doing 26 press-ups with the dog on your back or bench-pressing 26 kilos with your grandchildren.

Support the Barnet Community Response Fund

To support the Barnet Community Response Fund with your #TwoPointSixChallenge, simply: 

  1. Dream up your 2.6 Challenge

  2. Set up your fundraising page for the Barnet Community Response Fund  (Choose Inclusion Barnet - who as a partner of Barnet Together are collecting the funds

  3. Ask all your friends and family to sponsor you

  4. Complete your 2.6 Challenge!

  5. Share pictures or videos of your challenge on social media using the official hashtag #TwoPointSixChallenge to be part of the campaign.


Please create a new page for this event, even if you already have an existing fundraising page from a past event. The more 2.6 Challenge fundraising pages we have, the more we will receive from Save the UK's Charities!

Barnet Needs You

All finding is going to the Barnet Community Response Fund, which is supporting charities and community groups to support our most vulnerably residents in the communities across Barnet. 

Funding may be used for 

  • Food to support food banks

  • Support smaller groups

  • PPE equipment for volunteers

Barnet Community Response fund is supported by:

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