We're proud to support


Below are our beneficiary charities already signed up for the 2024 Plane Pull. We are still accepting interest from former or new charities who would like to participate.

If you've formed your team but don't know who to pull for, have a look at our list of charities. We've got a really wonderful selection so you'll be sure to find a cause close to your heart.

Once you've found the charity your team wish to raise money for below, simply get in touch with the charity directly. You can use the links on our website. Thereafter a representative from the chosen charity will be in touch to help get your team ready to pull on the big day.

This years supported charities

Autism Unlimited

Autism Unlimited exists to support and empower autistic children, adults and their families. They partner with them to find solutions and provide educational and life skills training. From bespoke education for children, to independent living skills and career guidance for adults, they ensure that everyone who comes for support finds a route to their goals and to a rich and fulfilled life. The charity manages Portfield School together with provision for 18-25 year olds through their ‘Futures’ programme. In addition, they have a Community Connect Service providing support and signposting to organisations who need assistance as well as CPD accredited autism awareness training available to businesses, organisations, parents and carers, and others.


Blesma are the only national Service charity that supports limbless veterans for the duration of their lives, offering financial and emotional support to them and their families so that they can lead independent and fulfilling lives. Since WW1 Blesma have worked tirelessly to guarantee that our limbless veterans are not failed, forgotten or to left to fend for themselves. The charity also supports ex-service men and women who have lost the use of a limb(s), sight, or hearing.  


Was created to improve the lives of those affected by the ultra-rare genetic condition CHAMP1. They aim to offer a community for parents of children with developmental delay, hypotonia, cerebral palsy, autism, epilepsy and a long list of other diagnoses resulting from a change in the CHAMP1 gene. With a mission to improve the lives of those affected through funding clinical research to understand better the effect of CHAMP1 gene disorders and work towards developing treatments. The charity strives to raise awareness both publicly and in the medical community.

Churchill Foundation

The charitable arm of Churchill Retirement Group, they are dedicated to giving something back to the communities in which they work. The charity foucuses on supporting local community, as well as national, charitable organisations through Grant giving and fundraising. The Foundation aims to transform people’s lives through investing in three fundamental areas: the relief of sickness, disease and human suffering, the promotion of health amongst the elderly and the support and wellbeing of the young.

Dorset Mind

Campaigns as a local mental health charity to tackle mental health stigma and work in collaboration with relevant stakeholders and statutory organisations to bring about inclusive, effective change to our local communities that need help. The charity delivers life-changing support that inspires people to live mentally healthy. Dorset Mind’s vision is to create a community where living with and talking about mental health becomes acceptable for everyone.


Each year Dreamflight supports 192 children aged between 8 – 14 years old from the UK who have a serious illness or disability to travel to Orlando, Florida for the holiday of a lifetime. The trip gives children the opportunity to develop independence, build their self-confidence and gain a new outlook on life. For those children who are not suitable for our Orlando holiday, we also offer shorter UK trips to fully accessible activity sites. Many Dreamflight children return from the trip and start to look past their illness or disability for the first time.

Forest Holme Hospice

Forest Holme Hospice ensure that everyone in the community across Poole, Wimborne and the Purbecks affected by a life limiting illness or bereavement get the care and support they need, either at home or in the hospice.

Harlee’s Angels

Harlee's Angels is a charity which has been set up to offer assistance to parents/guardians of a child up to the age of 17 who has died due to sudden death, accident or unexpected/undiagnosed illness. They provide finanical assistance and private counselling. Money raised helps towards their objectives to continue offering financial support to families.

Helpful Hounds Assistance Dogs

A mental health charity that changes the lives of young people, adults and schools dealing with autism, Down's syndrome, mental impairment as well as physical disablement. We do this via the training and socialisation of assistance dogs. Money raised will help us to support more families with life changing dogs.


Set up in 2008 in memory of Lieutenant John Thornton RM who was tragically killed in Afghanistan while serving with 40 Commando Royal Marines. His Foundation encourages and supports local young people to “Climb as High as they can Dream” by providing scholarships and bursaries to fund their training and personal development.

Kirsty Louise Streek Foundation

Raises money to grant to organisations supporting Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer and Sarcoma and provides grants for individuals with cancer who need support with better quality wigs, wig styling, hair care and beauty treatment, to ensure Cancer patients have the confidence to enjoy their lives. They work hard to keep giving the best opportunities for those living life with Cancer or Multiple Sclerosis.

MYTIME Young Carers

MYTIME Young Carers is fighting to level the playing field for young carers. Young carers have been hidden in society for too long, with the vast majority juggling a huge amount of responsibility unsupported. At MYTIME we recognise and celebrate the incredible young people who do so much to support those that they care for. We believe that young carers should have access to the support, the friendships, and the opportunities every child deserves.

The Isabel Baker Foundation

Founded in 2015, The Isabel Baker Foundation has worked hard to support families living with Childhood Cancer, helping over 1000 families to date. Alongside food vouchers, they are focused on providing dry suits to help children receiving treatment enjoy the water safely, funding complimentary therapies and providing escapism and memory making holidays in their newly launched holiday home 'Isabel's retreat'.

Charities that took part last year


Want our support?

If you're a charity looking to get involved in the event, and are interested in new fundraising options then please get in touch.