#IamABLE £30K Giveaway supports young people to achieve their potential!
#IamABLE celebrates young people and their achievements. As part of our 2018 celebration we invited charities, schools, clubs and non-profits to apply for a share of £30,000 to support their projects helping sick, disabled and disadvantaged young people to achieve their potential.
We’re delighted to be supporting 15 projects in our #IamABLE £30K Giveaway!
- Ambitious about Autism received £920 to provide iPads for young people with complex autism to be able to express themselves and learn vital communication, academic and learning skills at TreeHouse School in Haringey, London.
- Children’s Heart Surgery Fund in Leeds received £2,500 towards a Vein Viewer Flex device which uses infrared to show veins beneath the skin, to help make the experience of blood tests or cannulas more positive for children with heart conditions and reduce their anxiety.
- Claire House Children’s Hospice in Liverpool received £1,168 to provide 75 sessions of bespoke hydrotherapy for life-limited children and young people to improve their mobility, pain management and wellbeing.
- Conquest Centre in Somerset received £1,500 to fund a year’s care of a therapeutic horse which helps to provide important therapy, activities and skills training for children with disabilities and additional needs.
- Dingley’s Promise in Reading received £2,500 for a Jiraffee Activity Chair for children under 5 with additional needs and disabilities to take part in activities whilst receiving important physical support.
- Joseph Clarke School in north London received £2,350 to help provide personal Braille Notetakers for visually impaired children to use in lessons and to greatly improve their learning.
- Living Paintings received £3,000 for 50 children who are blind or partially sighted to access a library of ‘touch to see’ books free of charge.
- Medequip4kids received £2,000 to provide the books, toys and games for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Sheffield to provide important therapeutic support for children and young people.
- Me2 Club in Reading received £868 for 7 children with disabilities and additional needs to take part in activities, day trips and family parties to increase their confidence and self-esteem, learn skills and become more independent.
- my AFK received £2,550 for 10 disabled young people in London to develop their skills, confidence and independence for work on a 2-day employability challenge.
- Paces Sheffield received £4,000 for accessible sensory equipment for children with cerebral palsy and neurological conditions to improve their mobility, communication skills and wellbeing.
- Petersen’s Fund for Children received £2,500 for an EyeGaze for children with severe learning disabilities in Surrey to be able to communicate and to aid their learning.
- Richard House Children’s Hospice received £1,680 to provide a specialist bed in a new bedroom which will provide an additional 361 respite stays per year for life-limited children in east London.
- SBH Scotland received £970 for a pantomine, refreshments and decorations for a Christmas party for children with spina bifida/hydrocephalus and their families to spend quality time together and meet other families.
- Ty Hafan in Cardiff received £1,500 for hydrotherapy sessions for life-limited children to improve their mobility and health, and enjoy swimming together with their families safely.
Thank you to our supporters at Hilton Glasgow, Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor, Hilton London Croydon, Hilton York, Hilton Cardiff and Hilton Newcastle for helping us to select the winning projects.
If you have any questions about the Giveaway, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.