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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 for further information on how we can help you.

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Charitable Donations and Investment in the Local Community

area of interest


Charitable Donations and Investment in the Local Community

Investment in Education



A large number of people benefit from Shadwell's charitable donations



Annual and one-off donations are made by Shadwell each year. Much of the charitable budget is managed by the Shadwell Charities Committee and applications from the local community are encouraged. Our support includes donations to local community groups and support services, emergency services, schools, churches, care homes, food banks, sports clubs, music groups, wildlife and conservation groups.

desired outcome


Developing peoples' skills

Building stronger communities