Doing Your Own Thing
Already got your own challenge in mind? Tell us all about it!
At Whizz Kidz, we're on a mission to transform the lives of young wheelchair users. We believe that every young wheelchair user should have the equipment, skills, and support to reach their full potential - this is where you come in!
Together we can make a real and lasting difference to the lives of the 75,000 young people in the UK who need a wheelchair to be mobile. Whether you are a superstar swimmer, brilliant baker, quiz master or love heading up a mountain or out on your bike, the options are limitless, and we would love to hear how you plan to support and raise vital funds for Whizz Kidz.
We understand that doing your own thing can be daunting, but fear not, we are on hand to support with all the resources and advice you could need to make a real difference to young wheelchair users.
Whatever and however you do support Whizz Kidz, it will mean that we can support more young wheelchair users like Dexter.
Dexter is seven years old, he’s passionate about buses, revels in building with Lego, and cherishes time spent with his family and friends. Dexter has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a condition that affects his mobility and will increasingly need his wheelchair use as he grows older.
In 2021, Dexter's family noticed that he was uncomfortable with his existing wheelchair and hesitant to use it, preferring to use his little sister's pushchair. This is when Dexter’s family reached out to Whizz Kidz, after seeing other families affected by DMD who had received support from us on social media.
Whizz Kidz have now provided Dexter with a Kii Click Junior wheelchair, significantly improving his independence, mobility and comfort, and enabling him to explore new places like the woods!
“I am very happy with my new wheelchair and very proud of it. I like talking to people about it. When my muscles are tired, I enjoy having a rest in my wheelchair.” - Dexter
If you have any questions or need support with your fundraising, get in touch with us:
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call 020 7233 9696