Play2Give (P2G) is an award-winning Oxfordshire charity

Founded by Didcot’s Andrew Baker MBE BCAv, who was born with a brain injury and first began fundraising aged 14 at school to help fund the building of the Oxford Children’s Hospital our award-winning charity continues the good work that Andy started in 2003.

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Our Events and Campaigns

P2G is all about changing, transforming and saving lives. Thousands of pounds is raised each year. Our particular focus is supporting children, health and disability charities. We have a packed year full of fun, exciting and amazing events and appeals.

Didcot Festive Market 2023

Sunday 3rd December 2023

Market Place, and Cornerstone Didcot


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Festive Rock and Roll Bingo Night – SOLD OUT

Thursday 7th December 2023

Boundary Park, Greenwood Way, Didcot, OX11 6EY

7.30pm for 8pm

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Christmas Party 2023 – SOLD OUT

Saturday 9th December 2023

The Barn, Didcot


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The Play2Give team are very special friends of ours and their lifetime donations of £100K has helped to support countless projects, benefiting so many young patients over the past 21 years. Our wonderful community of supporters never fail to inspire us, and Play2Give is no exception. Thank you for all you do for the Children’s Hospital.

- David Child, Community Fundraising Manager

Andy Baker is a community champion and has become a local legend due to his hard work and fundraising through Play2Give. I am amazed by his commitment, dedication and passion to help others. Well done Andy, congratulations and keep going

- Mocky Khan, Didcot Town Council Leader & former Mayor

As a proud Patron of Play2Give I see up close the fantastic work he does for the community – and he started at the tender age of 14. He’s now raised over £250,000, which is more than most of us will do in a lifetime. A local hero.

- David Johnston OBE, MP for Wantage and Didcot (Jan 2020)

Andy and the team at Play2Give have fundraised several thousands of pounds for Oxford Head Injury Services, of which we are incredibly grateful for his support! Andy is a pleasure to work with, highly creative in his fundraising ideas and commendable for the work he does for charities across Oxfordshire

- Oxford Head Injury Services

Andy is an inspirational leader, he has the rare ability of being able to energise people from diverse backgrounds to come together and pursue a common goal, whether it be mobilising a company to engage in the community or organising communities to come together to help those among us who are most in need. His example removes excuses and his enthusiasm is infectious.

- Stu Wells, Oxford Harlequins RFC

Andy is a true local hero. He is completely committed to his fund raising efforts and raising awareness for other charities. He is very helpful and resourceful and always thinking outside the box!

- Josh Cox, Web Developer

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