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One of the Maverick Rugby Club players, Joe Barrett (we also sponsor) had recently ran the London Marathon and we supported him in raising fund for the Whizz-Kidz.


About Us

We are the UK’s leading charity for young wheelchair users.


Our Vision

Is a society in which every young wheelchair user is mobile, enabled and included.


Our Purpose

To empower young wheelchair users by providing the wheelchairs, equipment, support and confidence-building experiences they need, and campaigning for a more inclusive society.


Why does Whizz-Kidz exist?

What are the problems we are here to address?

  • An estimated 75,000 young people in the UK need a wheelchair to be mobile.

  • Most young people aren’t getting a wheelchair that fully meets their needs through their local services

  • For a young person, having the wrong wheelchair can lead to dependence on others, social isolation, poor mental health, pain and injury.

  • Without the ability to be independent young wheelchair users are restricted in their ability to socialize and participate in society.

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