Ready… set… ROW!

Join Team Orange at the Al-Noor Boat Race in Redbridge, London, for an epic Dragon Boat race for charity! Sign up as an individual, or a full boat of up to 17 people, and race to raise money for our Emergency Response appeal on Saturday 22nd August 2020!

Registration fee: £25          Min Sponsorship £100

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Have fun, get active and do good

The Al-Noor Boat Race is all about bringing the community together for a variety of great causes – it’ll be a great summer’s day of racing, raising money and enjoying the sunshine.

Boat races are a great part of British heritage, and Dragon Boat racing comes from Southern China, which we think is a brilliant symbol of how this race brings together thousands of people from different faiths and backgrounds for a fantastic community day out.

No experience is needed – you can sign up individually or as a team of up to 17 riders with Penny Appeal, and get rowing on the day! There will be female and male Dragon Boats on the day for Team Orange, and you can join one of them, or sign up as an all-male or all-female group, so sign up individually, or get together your team from the office, club members or business colleauges and join us for a fun packed day.

When you take place, you’ll be raising money for our Emergency Response appeal, helping people in crises like the Syrian war and the Yemeni famine to survive.

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It costs just £25 to sign up individually, and you’ll need to raise a minimum of £100 for Penny Appeal.

To sign up as a group of up to 17 people, you’ll need to pay £500 to register your boat, and fundraise £2000 together.

Spaces are limited – don’t miss out on this great day out!

Sign up today from just £25!

Penny Appeal provides Emergency Response wherever there is a crisis

Your fundraising could make all the difference...

Penny Appeal always strives to respond to global disasters and emergencies as they happen, but more importantly, we are always working to grow our capacity. This means delivering aid quicker, better and towards a more sustainable impact, benefitting more people than ever before. 


The funds you raise are absolutely critical in our ability to act fast during a crisis.

War, famine, disease, poverty & climate change have immobilised communities in Myanmar, Syria, Yemen, Gaza, Indonesia and East Africa, and Penny Appeal need your support to be able to deploy life-saving medical aid, food, clothing, sanitation and shelter to those who've been left incredibly vulnerable.


Our teams are currently providing support in:

Indonesia- Over 2,000 people have lost their lives, after the coastal city of Palu was rocked by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake. This was then followed by a volcanic tsunami, killing over 400 people and leaving thousands seriously injured

Syria and neighbouring countries - where refugees are battling to survive

Yemen- where civilians are targeted amidst conflict, faced with famine and struggling to receive medical treatment for Cholera

Myanma - where Rohingya communities are being persecuted

Palestine - where people are living amid conflict

Bangladesh - Helping victims of the Sunamganj Floods and providing essential aid to Rohingya refugees

Areas affected by the famine East Africa, such as Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya


Get your fundraising off to a flying start by setting up your own JustGiving page to take online donations, which will be sent straight to Penny Appeal. You can also make the most of your fundraising and training efforts by sharing your story on social media. Don't forget to tag @teamorangepa for shares!


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For more information or queries contact our Challenges Team on: challenges@pennyappeal.org or call 07739 363894.