News

Last weekend was an excellent one for fundraising, mainly due to the amazing efforts of two of our OCD Action runners!

We told you last week that Annah Salter would be running the Robin Hood Half Marathon on Sunday 25th September in order to raise awareness of OCD, a disorder that...

Posted on: 30th September 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

The Hringvegurinn expedition has finished!

A couple of months ago, history students Chase Caldwell Smith and Kate Ellison bravely set out to cycle 1332km around the edge of Iceland. This wasn’t a leisurely ride, as the route included lots of busy, icy, mountainous roads and they had...

Posted on: 29th September 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

If you’re a regular follower, you’ll probably be aware of the astounding Fundraising efforts of John-Paul “JP” Morris, who has been spending the last year raising donations for OCD Action in memory of his best friend Dan Hulme. After running the Manchester 10K, putting on a successful...

Posted on: 26th September 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

OCD Action is hugely excited to announce that we are partnering with the Lakes International Comic Arts Festival as their official charity.

Taking place on the 14th-16th October, the Festival is an absolutely huge event which brings some of the biggest comic artists and writers from...

Posted on: 22nd September 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

This month two of our fantastic fundraisers will be doing two very different -- but equally challenging -- running events.

For most of us, doing a single 10K run requires a lot of effort in itself. Well meet Sam Parker, who over the next month will be running not one, not two, but...

Posted on: 16th September 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

It's been three long, challenging months, but Tom Clancy has finally made it!

As we've written about before, Tom has been embarking on a very tough challenge to raise awareness of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: for the last three months, Tom has been walking the entire length of the...

Posted on: 15th September 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

What a weekend we’ve had for fundraising!

As some of you may know, Sunday 11th September was the day of the hallowed Great North Run. The largest half-marathon in the world, the event broke records this year for featuring more people from different countries than any running event...

Posted on: 12th September 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

The Campaign

At OCD Action, we love nothing more than seeing people joining together to fight mental health stigma. The #itaffectsme campaign does just this. Created by Laura Darrall after a long battle with OCD, this simple hashtag has got people all over the world starting conversations...

Posted on: 7th September 2016 by: Olivia
Categories Media & Awareness

Want to raise money to help people with OCD just by doing your regular online shopping? Well, thanks to the website Give as you Live, you now can – and without having to spend a penny more than you are already!

The way this website works is simple: every time you shop online...

Posted on: 5th September 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
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At OCD Action, we want to ensure our services are reaching as many people affected by OCD as possible. The launch of our online support groups back in November 2013 allowed us to reach out to those who may not be able to access support locally. The existing eight online groups have proved...

Posted on: 2nd September 2016 by: Olivia

Rosemont Recruitment, the amazing Bristol-based recruitment company who chose us as their Charity of the Year, have been hard at work as always.

As we informed you all a couple of weeks ago, three members of the Rosemont team were planning to take on the Tough Mudder Half South West...

Posted on: 1st September 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
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