Get Involved

Whether you’re running across the UK, aiming for a hole in one alongside Kevin Keegan and Kriss Akabusi, standing at the top of Kilimanjaro or dancing the night away at a COCO Ball, there are plenty of ways for you to get involved and support COCO.

COCO aim to tackle the barriers that prevent children from accessing education- there is serious work to be done but we also believe that fundraising should be FUN! There are a great choice of organised events, projects and challenges but we are always open to new ideas; it is your input and involvement that keeps us going, and it is your hard work and dedication that changes the lives of so many children.

Join the COCO team as we embark on Kilimanjaro treks, Cycle Challenges, Golf Days, the Great North Run and much much more.

Supporting COCO doesn't have to be through fundraising, you can make a difference through volunteering, donating gifts for raffles, donating your expertise or helping to organise an event in your workplace. However you decide to support us, we want you as part of our team and together we can transform the lives of children through education.

There are so many ways for you to give your support to COCO!


  • C2C Cycle Challenge

    C2C Cycle Challenge

    Date: September 22nd-24th Entry fee: £150 (this covers all the weekend's expenses) Fundraising Target: £200 (100% of this will go directly…

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  • Atlas Mountains & Sahara Desert Trek

    Atlas Mountains & Sahara Desert Tre

    Date: 30th March (Good Friday) - 5th April (...only 3 days leave!*) Target: £1,000 plus £100 deposit Contact: Register…

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  • COCO Ball

    COCO Ball

    Date: Saturday 11th November 2017 Venue: Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Cost: Individual ticket £75, or a table of 10 for £700 To reserve tickets email…

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  • Maasai Cycle Challenge

    Maasai Cycle Challenge

    Date: 3rd - 10th March 2018 Target: £2,750 plus £250 deposit Contact: or 0191 261 7427 Register Here Info pack Photos from…

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  • London Marathon

    London Marathon

    Date: 22nd April 2018 Join the COCO team for the 2018 London Marathon. This iconic circuit lets you take in…

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  • Walk the Wall

    Walk the Wall

    Date: Spring 2017, date TBC Entry Fee: £25 Target: £100 Contact: or 0191 261 7427 Join COCO on a 17.5 mile…

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  • Climb Kilimanjaro

    Climb Kilimanjaro

    DATE: June 2018 FUNDRAISING TARGET: £3,000 Sign up now! COCO's Kilimanjaro trek is not to be missed! Not only do you…

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  • Simplyhealth Great North Run

    Simplyhealth Great North Run

    Entries now closed! Date: Sunday 9th September 2018 Target: £300 (plus £54* registration fee) Contact: or 0191 261 7427…

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  • Anything else!

    Anything else!

    DATE: ANYTIME PLACE: ANYWHERE CONTACT: BRAD@COCO.ORG.UK OR 0191 261 7427 Have an event or challenge in mind that you want to…

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  • What Will My Fundraising Achieve?

    What Will My Fundraising Achieve?

    £5 - Secondary School Text Book Text books help teachers to ensure lessons follow the national curriculum, which enables students to perform…

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  • Steve Cram Celebrity Golf Day

    Steve Cram Celebrity Golf Day

    Since 2004, the Steve Cram Celebrity Golf Day has raised over £230,000 for COCO. Date: June 2018 - date TBC  …

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  • School Partnerships

    School Partnerships

    COCO facilitates partnerships between schools in the UK and those across East Africa. School partnership provides a mutually beneficial education programme. Linking activities in…

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