Hft | The 1.4 Challenge | No limits, get creative, have fun

The 1.4 Challenge

After a difficult and challenging 2020, there is still immense pressure on Hft services, frontline staff and the people with learning disabilities that we support; we continue to need your support more than ever. So we’ve come up with an awesome new challenge…

The 1.4 Challenge asks you to do something around the numbers 1 and 4. This could be could be to run or walk 1.4 miles, skip for 1.4 minutes, dance for 14 minutes, make 14 Valentine’s Day cards or, if you love cooking, invite 14 people to attend a virtual ‘come dine with me’ – do anything you like!

This is a challenge for all ages and abilities – we just want you to get active, have fun and support Hft. There are no limits on what you can do, so get creative, but you must follow the government guidelines on exercise and social distancing.

Every penny you raise will help ensure the ongoing safety and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities and autism and the key workers who support them throughout these difficult times. Please give generously if you are able.

£10 could cover the cost of your ticket and help to protect people with learning disabilities and autism through these challenging times.


£25 could go towards a month’s membership for someone with a learning disability and/or autism to access our Luv2MeetU friendship service to help reduce loneliness and social isolation.


£50 could help us be there for even more families through our Family Carer Support Service, helping them navigate these daunting times.

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Not for you?

If our 1.4 Challenge is not for you, there are still plenty of ways to support our work.

Our Valentine’s fundraising pack (add link) is full of fun fundraising ideas, including a quiz for you to challenge your loved ones and raise money to support people with learning disabilities.

If you’re looking for another great challenge, why not head over to our events page to get inspired.

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