Record amount raised for the Charlton Upbeats!


Over 200 walkers joined the Upbeats Walk, sponsored by We Are Brand New, making the nine-mile journey from Charlton Athletic’s Training Ground to The Valley raising money for the Charlton Upbeats programme.

Charlton Athletic Community Trust’s (CACT) Upbeats programme is entirely funded by donations and relies on the funds raised by the Upbeats Walk event to offer new and exciting opportunities for its members.

Charlton TV’s Scott Minto kicked off the day with a speech and introduced Charlton legends Bob Bolder, Paul Mortimer and Simon Webster who were joining the walk themselves.

Thank you to our event sponsors We Are Brand New who have helped to make the event a success, and our staff, partners, participants and supporters who signed up to take part. 

Thank you also to Everton in the Community’s Down’s syndrome team who travelled down to play a match against the Upbeats at The Valley ahead of the first-team game. 

Thanks to Charlton Lido and Lifestyle Club who hosted our walkers and acted as our halfway point for some snacks and refreshments.

So far, with the help of the Charlton Athletic fanbase and the incredible walkers, we have raised over £50,000!

There’s still time to donate if you haven’t done so already to help support our Upbeats! 

Take a look at some of the photos from the day below!

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