Whizz-Kidz is working to transform the lives of young wheelchair users in the UK. Our blogs feature the personal stories and opinions of some of the brilliant people helping us to do this – our supporters, healthcare professionals, staff and (most importantly) the young people we work with.
January Omotajo ran the London Marathon earlier this year for the first time ever. After hearing about the work Whizz-Kidz does, she decided she wanted to fund-raise on behalf of our charity. Here, January discusses the highs and also the trials and tribulations that come along with running your first marathon. But most importantly, read on to find out why she has decided to do it all again next year.
Whizz-Kidz ambassador Lexian was invited down to visit MOD Pizza in Leicester Square to get a taste of their delicious MOD Pizza in the run up to #SpreadTheMODnessWeek, where they will be donating money to Whizz-Kidz.
Michael Oyawale is a University student currently studying Finance. Whizz-Kidz have helped him secure several work placements over the last few months. Here he details his experience as a wheelchair user, seeking work experience in his chosen industry.