At Chabad Islington we aim to provide a welcoming open door to Jewish people of all walks of life no matter their background or affiliation. We care for and support the welfare of Jewish people in the Islington community with devotion and affection - no matter the time, place or need.

You can help make our work possible by raising funds for Chabad Islington. And there are many opportunities for this throughout the year: from marathons to bike rides, to more unusual challenges like fire walks!

You can also choose any other event of your choice as an opportunity to fundraise. Just set up your personal fundraising page and we'll help you promote it.

The Big Half


Sunday 22 August 2021

Minimum fundraising threshold: £100

Take part in London's most exciting half marathon and raise money for us!

The Vitality Big Half returns in 2021 on Sunday 22 August. The half marathon, which starts close to the Tower of London and finishes at Cutty Sark, was created to celebrate London’s diversity and inspire more people to get active and take up running. 


Join one of our charity places and fundraise for Chabad Islington, so we can continue our mission of supporting the Jewish community of Islington with our events, classes, rabbinical support and synagogue services.

Create your fundraising page.

The Virtual London Marathon 2021


Sunday 3 October 2021

Minimum fundraising threshold: £500

Challenge ​yourself to this legendary 26.2 mile run anywhere you are.

On Sunday 3 October 2021, 50,000 runners will have the chance to be a part of the biggest marathon ever staged anywhere in the world.

The virtual Virgin Money London Marathon will return this year, giving participants the opportunity to take on the world’s greatest marathon on the course of their choice from 00:00:00 to 23:59:59BST, wherever they are on the planet.

You can now join one of our charity places and raise money for Chabad Islington.

Create your fundraising page.