Since its beginning in 1986, the Hayling Cycle Ride has raised over £1,600,000 with over 500 charities and deserving causes benefiting from the fund raising efforts of over 2,500 riders from 16 different countries.

Some of the local charities we've supported

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Mill Rythe Junior School
Countess Mountbatten House St Mary's Church, Hayling Island

Hayling Health Centre

Prebendal School
Havant Council of Community Service Riverside School
Havant and District MS Society Regnum Crossroads (West Sussex)
Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal
Fox Hollow Animal Sanctuary, West Sussex

Maggie's Cancer Centre

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
Havant Doctors on Call Service (HDOCS)
Hayling Island First Responders Scheme
Uphill Castle Cricket Club
Brent Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, West Sussex
Duchess of Kent House Hospice Hayling UFC
Derek Biggs GAFIRS Emsworth Stroke Club Abbeyfield Havant Home
Lions Club of Hayling Island
Little Haven Childrens Hospice
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Orchard Close, Hayling Island Weston-Super-Mare Hospital Hope Lodge School
3rd Hayling Scouts Group

Mengham Infant School
Mothers Union, Hayling Le Court Cheshire Home 1st Emsworth Scout Group
Havant & District Mencap Enable Ability Havant & Chichester Shopmobility Reuben Coe Trust

Myositis Support Group, Southampton

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Christina Noble Children's Foundation

Hayling St Andrews FC
Havant Holiday Venture Bedhampton Guides District Families in Crisis, S.E. Hants
Open Sight
Homestart, Havant PALS Havant Portage Service The Rowans Hospice
Mencap Seafarers Walk, Hayling
Mengham Junior School

Headway, Southampton
Magpie Scanner Appeal

Portsmouth Relate
Friends of Hayling Trees
The Hayling College
"Hayling Bridge" In Ghana
Let Us Play Scheme (LUPS) St Andrews Church
Mayville High School
Gosport Opportunity Group

Hampshire Autistic Society
Hayling Island Community Centre Hayling Community Gym Club
Jubilee Sailing Trust
Hants Asthma Society Hamilton Lodge School Friends of St Mary's Church Fairbridge Solent
East Shore Special School, Eastern Rd, Portsmouth Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (Portsmouth) Hayling Guides Hayling College

Rose Road Children's Appeal

Rocking Horse Appeal

Snowdrop Trust

Mill Rythe Infant School
Appeal 4 Emma Rachel Madock's School
St Wilfrid's Hospice
Hayling Sports Centre

Jubilee Nursery

Friends of Radiotherapy (FORT), St Mary's

Portsmouth Hospice (The Rowans)
Hayling Blind Club
Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth

Hayling Red Cross

Naomi House
Glenhurst Pre-School MNDA (S.E. Hants & Reading)

Some of the national and international charities we've supported

Asakrata Health Centre (Ghana)
Swindon Down Syndrome Association
Childrens Chronic Arthritis Association
Operation Smile

Teenage Cancer Trust


World Cancer Research Fund
Ikama Labantu


Terence Higgins Trust

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British Thyroid Foundation

Medecins sans Frontieres


International Myeloma Foundation

Sight Savers International


Dogs for the Disabled
New Masonic Samaritan Fund N.S.P.C.C.
British Kidney Patient Association

CLIC Sargent

Cancer Research UK
Romanian Orphans
Ty Hafans Childrens Hospice

Freidrichs Ataxia


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Age Concern

Starfish Project Trust



Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust

Leprosy Mission

Arthursheil Rescue Centre

St John Ambulance Brigade

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Leukaemia Research

Help For Heroes

Diabetes UK

Marksman Appeal

Kalimpong Association (UK)

Oracle Cancer Trust

Action Medical Research

Eating Disorders Association

Prince's Trust

Breakthrough Breast Cancer
Ghana Ayesiu Water Pump
The Scleroderma Society

Breast Cancer Campaign

Save the Children

Arthritis Research Campaign

CRUSE (Bereavement Cases)


National Asthma Campaign

WRNS Benevolent Trust

Canine Partners for Independence

RYA Sailability
Lisa Thaxter Memorial Trust

Alzheimer's Society

Christian Aid
Royal Brompton Hospital
Great Ormond Street

Lupus U.K.
Childline Children Say Charity
Intermediate Technology DG Ltd

Friends of Russian Children
DebRA Diabetes UK National Fire Service Benevolent Fund
Army Benevolent Fund
St Francis Akwatia (Ghana)

The Lady Taverners
BLISS (Baby Life Support System)
Khao Lak Appeal

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Door of Hope



Psoriasis Association

Everyman Cancer (Male prostate)


Vision Aid Overseas

British Heart Foundation

Help the Aged

Some of the thanks we've received

Cancer Research UK - Over the years we have raised more than £50,000 for Cancer Research.
"We really appreciate this fantastic effort by so many cyclists, many of whom have suffered cancer themselves."
Pam Lucas, Cancer Research UK, Hayling Island Branch
Including Cancer Research UK, we have raised over £150,000 for cancer–related charities.

S I D - The original Hayling Cycle Ride charity, which we've given over £7,000 since 1986.
"Fantastic fundraising! The money raised has made a big difference to our work to give babies the chance of a lifetime."
Sarah Kenyon, Foundation For The Study Of Infant Deaths

The Rowans - The Hayling Cycle Ride has supported this local hospice since its beginning and raised more than £30,000.
"The support of community organisations like the Bike Ride is hugely important to our endeavour. We really appreciate all their efforts on our behalf and I cycle regularly on the event."
Geoff Page, Fundraising Director, Rowans Hospice

Save the Children - Hayling Cycle Ride has donated over £8,000.
"Donations from organisations like the Paris To Hayling Charity Cycle Ride are vital. I was so impressed - I bought a bike and joined in!"
Lindsey Ewing, Save the Children, Hayling Island Branch

RNLI - Another regular beneficiary, having received over £7,000 from us.
"The RNLI Lifeboat Station on Hayling and its two Lifeboats have benefited from the ride for many years. Quite simply, their money has helped us to save lives at sea — we are extremely grateful."
Nigel Roper, Lifeboat Operations Manager – RNLI , Hayling Island Branch

Age Concern - We've donated over £5,000 to our local branch over the years.
"Our Hayling members greatly appreciate the £500 given to us by ACE every Christmas, helping to provide lunch and presents."
Don Hooker, Chairman, Age Concern, Hayling Island

The Lady Taverners - One of our newer riders, Sheila Penfold, has ridden for them on the last two rides, raising over £1,200.
"The Ride's money will help us give young people, particularly those with special needs, a sporting chance."
Judith Chalmers OBE, President Emeritus, The Lady Taverners

Friends of Radiotherapy - One of a number of smaller charities we regularly assist, receiving over £1,500.
"We really admire their continuing efforts to help us and so many other deserving causes."
Pat Clayton, Friends of Radiotherapy, St Mary’s, Portsmouth

3rd Hayling Scouts - We have raised over £3,000 for the Scouts as well as funds for local Guides groups.
"The Ride’s generosity has allowed us to provide additional opportunities for over 200 young people on Hayling Island."
Ian Hawke, Scout Leader, Hayling Island

Local Schools - More than 20 schools in the area have received over £10,000.
"Over the years the generosity of the Paris to Hayling Bike Ride has been very welcome. It’s a phenomenal event."
Max Bullough, Headmaster, The Hayling School

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