The Challenge is the UK’s leading charity for building a more integrated society

We design and deliver programmes that bring different people together to develop their confidence and skills in understanding and connecting with others

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"NCS broadened my horizons and has taught me how to step out of my comfort zone...I am so happy I did it."

NCS participant

"The experience broke down every stereotype of what a disability would be like."

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"It has been fantastic to give opportunities to young people starting out on the career ladder. We’ve seen them grow as leaders, manage projects and become responsible young adults."

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New report reveals UK’s ‘them and us’ mentality is deepening


‘All Together Now’, a new report published today by The Challenge, reveals that there has been a sharp decline in people feeling that they belong, social trust has fallen and people feel that there is more that divides us than brings us together.

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