Health Tag Challenge

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Health Tag Challenge is a brand new collaboration between local enterprise Street Tag and Barking and Dagenham Giving, which enables users to get active and raise funds for local causes simultaneously. The game is built on the Street Tag platform – where users earn Tags and rewards from being active – which has been adapted to enable people to observe social distancing recommendations. This means that they can also collect Tags by exercising from home.

The game works as follows: users are invited to commit a small amount of money to meet their Health Tag Challenge. At the end of the challenge, users who meet their target will receive their money back, whilst those that do not will see their money go into a central pot, which will be divided amongst winners… or not!

Unlocking match funding

Those who complete the challenge and choose to donate their money will see their donations match funded by Barking and Dagenham Giving and donated to one of the participant charities. Barking and Dagenham Giving have committed £2,000 towards match funding!

Check out the Health Tag Challenge webpage for more information or download the information pack.

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Participant charities

By joining the Health Tag Challenge you will be able to raise money for one of the following partner charities


We help older people across the borough to live well with dignity, choice and control.


We provide facilities and opportunities to enable greater economic, social, educational and physical mobility.

Junior Park Run

A FREE 2km event for junior runners of all standards, which takes place every Sunday at 9:00am in Dagenham.

Carers of Barking and Dagenham

We provide advice, information and support for people who care.

Independent Living Agency

We assist disabled people who chose to employ their own personal assistance.