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Volunteer today for racing charities!


Charities working across the sport are frequently in need of valuable support from volunteers – on an ongoing basis or just to support a particular event.

Volunteering is a great way to help the causes you support, and can even boost your CV and help you make new friendships.

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Opportunities to volunteer with racing industry charities will be found through Careers in Racing and the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

A selection of charities that rely on volunteers:

  • Racing Welfare
  • Palace House
  • Racehorse Sanctuary & Rehoming Centre
  • The Racehorse Rescue Centre
  • The British Thoroughbred Rehoming Centre
  • Greatwood
  • and more…

Example roles include administrative or specialist business support, fundraising-specific tasks, or hands-on with horses.

Click the logos below to find volunteering opportunities…

Careers in Racing:

Sport and Recreation Alliance – Join In:

If you are a racing charity looking to recruit volunteers, simply contact lucy@racingtoschool.co.uk for further information on how we can help you.

30 August 2019

Kelso offer helping hand to charities to showcase their work at Raceday on 18th September

Kelso is offering charities the chance to book a table in the Younger Grandstand for between eight and 12 guests for £45 per person, a near 50% discount compared with the normal package price.

Individual charities can sell this package to supporters at the normal price, offering the opportunity to raise up to £400 from a table of 10. Alternatively, the tables can be used to reward loyal supporters or to invite beneficiaries to the races.

The package includes champagne on arrival, a base for the day with a view of the racecourse and a buffet, with the first race at 4.15pm

Opportunities to sponsor races are also available. Kelso is keen to hear from charities with innovative ideas aimed at entertaining racegoers and raising funds at the same time.

More details from: Trish Spours: trish@kelso-races.co.uk  07747 096065

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