Be Free YC is turning 30!

This year Be Free Young Carers will be looking back on 30 years of our work supporting Young Carers in Oxfordshire.

We are received so much support and as a result made a huge impact in our local community helping children caring for loved ones with an illness, disability or addiction.

Throughout this year, we will be looking back on our charity’s history, pivotal moments and more importantly the families we have helped along the way. We will also be hosting some amazing fundraising and milestone events for everyone to get involved in.

Oxford Half Marathon 2024

Run in the very streets we support our Young Carers!

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London Landmarks 2025

Register your interest in taking part!

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London Marathon Ballot 2025

Run 26.2 miles for Oxfordshire’s Young Carers! Register your interest with us!

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Here’s five ways you could support us…

1️⃣Office Raffle – Dig out all those unwanted gifts and clothes you’ve never worn and organise an office raffle 🎫

2️⃣The Great Bake Off – Run a bake off in your office or workplace and combine it with a cake sale!🧁

3️⃣Donate Your Pay – Ask colleagues to donate an hour of their hard-earned cash and see how much you can raise. 💷

4️⃣Sponsored Local Challenge – Get a team together for a sponsored challenge such as a bike ride or take part in the Oxford Half Marathon. 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️

5️⃣Themed Dress Down Day – Hold a regular dress down day for your office such as Purple Fridays or something festive like Christmas Jumper Day 👕👖

Like most small charities, Be Free YC relies on the support of generous donations to help us to deliver our services and make a real difference to the lives of Young Carers in Oxfordshire. Raising funds through your family, friends, workplace, team or office is a great way to bring people together, provide team building opportunities and have an awesome time in the process!

There are lots of ways you, your family, friends and company can get involved in supporting us from volunteering through Charity Days, organising fundraising events or offering opportunities to our young carers.

Got your own ideas on how you could support Be Free YC? We would love to hear them! Please email