Blogs

Welcome to our blogs, where you can read real-life stories from the families we support.

If you would like to write a blog, we'd love to hear from you. Email web.team@contact.org.uk to find out more.

Please note that the opinions expressed on these blogs are the author's own views and not necessarily those of Contact.

Meet our London Marathon runner David

The London Marathon is only a few weeks away and Contact has 11 amazing runners who have been training and fundraising with all their might to represent us at this year's event. Today, we'd like to introduce you to our sports enthusiast runner David Williams, who joined our marathon team after hearing about our work from his girlfriend's mum Miranda.

Written by Contact at 11:35

Meet our London Marathon runner Caroline

The London Marathon is only five weeks away, and we have 11 amazing runners who have been training and fundraising with all their might to represent us at this year's event. Today, we’d like to introduce you to superstar lawyer Caroline Klage who’s been supporting Contact for a number of years and is now taking on a new challenge to support us!

Written by Contact at 12:28

Meet our London Marathon runners Neil and Christina

The London Marathon is only five weeks away, and we have 11 amazing runners who have been training and fundraising with all their might to represent us at this year's event. Today, we'd like to introduce you to super couple Neil and Christina Raynsford, who joined our Marathon team after speaking to their friend Jeremy - who will also be taking part in the event.

Written by Contact at 10:50

Meet our London Marathon runner Patricia

The London Marathon is only five weeks away, and we have 11 amazing runners who have been training and fundraising with all their might to represent us at this year's event. Today, we wanted to introduce you to our wonderful (and hilarious!) runner Patricia Lee who will be running for Harry and his mum…

Written by Contact at 11:14

DLA has been a lifeline in my house

Parent carer Sarah talks about the life-changing difference claiming Disability Living Allowance made to her family.

Written by Sarah at 14:24