Fundraising and Fundraising Events


October 2019

Again, BNI Synergy of Peterborough came up trumps for the charity and fundraised, by holding a ‘Greatest Showman’ ball, an amazing £8,850.  A fantastic time was had by all. So grateful!


September 2018

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BNI Synergy – the business group that has made Action for Asperger’s their charity of the Year for three years running did a Yorkshire ‘three peaks challenge’ and fundraised almost £2,500! This was a splendid amount and will do so much to support our work.

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April 2018

Autism Awareness week 2018

November 2017

For our young clients’ computer games club…Nintendo Switches donated by Peterborough businesses –
MR. James Manning of
MR. Brett Groome of
MR. Antony Jaggard of
This is absolutely wonderful for our clients and we are so very grateful for James’, Brett’s and Adrian’s kindness and generosity. Thanks also to BNI Synergy Peterborough for their unwavering support.

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October 2017


Mother and daughter Louise and Alice Stevenson raised £400++ for Action for Asperger’s by running the Oxford half marathon.  As long-time supporters of Action for Asperger’s, we are delighted that their kind generosity continues year in, year out. We promise we won’t let you down!

August & September 2017

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Keith Miller from Cardiff ran the Humber marathon and fundraised £258-00 for Action for Asperger’s. 20645106_850864508401456_6896527153383760503_o 21751511_867716486716258_809809884792731305_n

Both the Rushden Rotaract Club and The Northants Jaguar Owners Club did some stirling fundraising work for our charity, and, cheques combined, raised just under £1,000. We are extremely grateful to both groups.

July 2017



Left: Elaine Nicholson of AfA being presented with a £675 cheque from Nick Kennedy of Henderson Insurance, Peterborough, during a BNI Synergy breakfast meeting on 19 July. Nick and colleagues raised the cash by holding a golf day.  AfA is extremely grateful for BNI Synergy and Henderson Insurance’s support.

June 2017

Please support Bright Insight Limited who want to support AfA!

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 May 2017

Alice Stevenson ran the Edinburgh marathon for Action for Asperger’s and fundraised £370 in the process. Fabulous effort Alice!

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April 2017

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The Business Networking group BNI Synergy of Peterborough, did some truly eggcellent fundraising for our charity.  Not only did each and every member bring in an egg during their usual business breakfast meeting, but they also raffled the large egg, seen in the hand of Elaine, CEO, in the picture, and fundraised £68! Pictured right are some boys from the Dr Who club that we run enjoying their Easter chocolate bunnies.



On a sweltering hot Sunday (9 April 2017) Becca Wood ran the Brighton marathon for our charity, and fundraised a splendid £441.20!

Thanks go to Wendy & her team of ladies and Dawn H for fundraising for Saggo the Worry Eater. We hope to keep Saggo well fed by both young and old clients!

Autism Awareness month. Thanks to David Bird of DB Sound & Vision for putting together our promotional video (below).

March 2017

Integrating Solutions Limited kindly supplied us with a new photocopier free of charge. Thanks go to Chris, installation guy, and Paul Robins, Regional Sales Manager, for making this possible.
ISL, East Wing, Stuart House, St. John’s Street, Peterborough, PE1 5DD


January 2017

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“At Teaching Cave we are always keen to support amazing programmes, initiatives, schools and charities. After reading about the great works of ‘Action for Asperger’s’ and the counselling they provide, we wanted to show our support by offering a financial donation. We know that our donation will provide help to those affected by Asperger’s Syndrome and hope the great work of ‘Action for Asperger’s’ continues long into the future.”

Chris Dillon, Director – Teaching Cave Ltd

October 2016


This event, walked by Action for Asperger’s clients, fundraised £1,000

July 2016

Rotaract Club of Rushden has said that they will do fundraising for Action for Asperger’s for the year to June 2017. Wonderful!


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These brave chaps from the business networking group BNI Synergy of Peterborough agreed to take part in a Row-a-thon that was to last a full 24 hours on Friday 8 July, commencing 6.00 p.m. until Saturday 9 July. These supporters raised an impressive £1,226-75 for our charity.


The Northants Business Club

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A most marvellous amount of fundraising done by these superb fellows: The Northants Business Club. Over a year their regular fundraising raised £2,260-00 for our charity. Elaine Nicholson, CEO, along with James Reed, Trustee, pictured below receiving the cheque from Mike Willis, CEO of The Northants Business Club.
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Martin Bird Photography

Martin Bird Photography( had the brilliant idea of running a pop-up professional portrait studio for the business club members of BNI Synergy, Peterborough. Martin raised a wonderful £300 by charging £10 per person. Thanks to Martin and all at BNI Synergy.

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