Who we’ve helped so far in 2019…
£500 to MedEquip4Kids to help provide a sensory bench at Hebden Green School in Winsford, Cheshire. This will benefit students aged 2-19 with a broad range of physical disabilities, medical needs and associated learning difficulties.
£500 to Strongbones Children Charitable Trust, based in Romford, Essex, towards specialised equipment for children and young people with serious muscular skeletal condition.
£500 to Designability, based at the Royal United Hospital in Bath, towards the Wizzybug Loan Scheme. Wizzybugs are powered wheelchairs, specially designed for children as young as 14 months with conditions such as cerebral palsy and spinal muscular atrophy.
£500 to ROSY (Respite Nursing for Oxfordshire’s Sick Youngsters) towards the provision of specialised equipment and toys.
£500 to Cerebra, based in Camarthen, towards the provision of specialised equipment for children with a range of brain conditions.
£1000 to Handicapped Children’s Action Group, based in Grimsby, towards the provision of specialised equipment for children with disabilities, learning difficulties and other special needs.
£500 to the Leeds Weekend Care Association, to help with their weekend and evening social clubs for children with a broad range of disabilities.
£500 to Ruby’s Fund, based in Congleton, Cheshire, which provides a wide range of activities and support sessions for children with complex needs and their families.
£1000 to Buddy’s for Children with Autism, to help them buy a Bug City and a Willow Hut for the sensory garden at their centre in Bury, Greater Manchester
£1000 to Cerebral Palsy Plus, based in Bristol, who support children and young adults with cerebral palsy by providing information and advice, family trips and activities including a swimming club.
£500 to Alström Syndrome UK, based in Torquay, which supports individuals with this rare genetic condition and their families.
£500 to the Children’s Heart Federation in Braintree, Essex, to help them support children with a serious congenital heart condition and to campaign for improvements in care and treatment.
£500 to Naomi House & Jacksplace in Winchester, towards providing respite and end of life care for children and young people in central southern England.
£500 to Warwickshire Young Carers, who provide practical and social support for carers aged 6-25 years, including one-to-one attention, education and training opportunities, social events and leisure breaks.
£600 to Happy Days, based in Luton, to help them with their work providing holidays, respite breaks and day trips for children and young people with special needs who also live in poor socio-economic conditions.
£1000 to Special Effect in Charlebury, Oxfordshire towards the provision of their BubbleBuster mini-robots. These clever devices sit in the classroom and act as the eyes, ears and voices of pupils who have to undergo a lengthy absence from school due to illness or disability – thereby allowing them to stay in contact with their classmates and keep up with their learning.
£1000 to NICE – Centre for Movement Disorders, based in Birmingham, towards their Milestone Club, which helps disabled children aged 0 – 3 years to overcome struggles with movement and work towards expected milestones as early as possible
£1000 to Lifeworks based in Totnes, Devon, for their Kool Club project, which provides enriching, social weekend experiences for children and young people with learning disabilities.
£1000 to NARA The Breathing Charity in Northampton, to help with the work they do supporting children with a wide range of breathing difficulties.