Archive for February, 2012
Whizz-Kidz celebrates young disabled role models, in star-studded awards ceremony at the House of Commons
Posted on February 17th, 2012
Whizz-Kidz, the UK charity that supports young disabled people with mobility equipment, life skills and campaigning and leadership tools, held its first national recognition event – at a House of Commons ceremony on Wednesday 8 February 2012.
The Kidz Unlimited ‘Celebrating Achievement’ Awards celebrated the skills, talent and achievements of the charity’s Ambassadors and volunteers around the UK, and the important part the Ambassador Network plays in influencing change on a regional and national level in order to improve the lives of young disabled people. Hosted by Stuart Andrew MP, the ceremony had some very special guest award-givers including; Leader of the Opposition the Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP; Ade Adepitan MBE, sportsman, paralympian and television presenter; and journalist, political aide …
Posted on February 9th, 2012
Singer songwriter David Gray, best-known for his massive hit album, White Ladder (featuring anthem ‘Babylon’), has donated four concert tickets to his performance at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas on Friday, February 24 to Whizz-Kidz. The tickets are now up for auction on eBay and include a special opportunity to meet David after his performance!
All money raised will be donated to the Whizz-Kidz, changing disabled children’s lives by providing them with vital mobility equipment, skills training, fun clubs and work placements. As our recent Kidz Unlimited Awards showed, we ensure disabled children and young people lead fun, active childhoods, and that every one fulfills their potential.
The auction has begun …