Skip to main content
Disability Sports Coach
Disability Sports Coach
Emergency appeal

Emergency appeal

Why we need your help

Dear supporters,

I write to you today with an urgent appeal.

As the country braces itself against COVID-19, we are now sadly seeing the full impact on our small charity.

We have closed our 14 Community Clubs across London and postponed all events. Our coaching and training partners have cancelled their sessions. These are the right things to do – nothing is more important than the health and wellbeing of the vulnerable adults and children we serve.

However, our work doesn’t stop. Without our weekly clubs, hundreds of disabled people across London will feel more isolated than ever. Hundreds of disabled people have lost the only opportunity they have to meet friends, play sport and keep active.

When our coaches told members at Club Lambeth about closing, one member Taslim said, ‘We can’t close – this is the only thing I do! What am I going to do?’ It broke my heart to hear it.

Please help us

We are working desperately hard to adapt. We want to send equipment such as tennis balls and footballs to those in need with simple guides for games. We’ll do online videos and social media challenges to keep disabled people active, reduce feelings of isolation and support mental health.

However, our income is expected to drop by over 80% in the coming months. We desperately need your help.

I know everyone is going through hugely challenging times. But I am more determined than ever to make sure we are still here when disabled adults, children, parents and carers need us.

Please share our page and please donate:

- Online via this page

- Text 'DSC [amount]' to 70085. To donate £10, text DSC 10 to 70085.

No matter how big or small, you really do change lives.

Thank you everyone and stay safe,

Peter Ackred

CEO, Disability Sports Coach


raised so far


Spread the word

Url copied

How you can support us

Make a donation

Select the amount you'd like to give or fundraise towards


Jul 02, 2020


May 07, 2020

Sam Innes

Thanks so much DSC for the brilliant Zoom sessions you are doing in these difficult times. I love them and they are helping to keep me fit, healthy and connected with other people. From Sam Innes

(plus 12.50 giftaid)

May 06, 2020

Ian Graham


May 04, 2020

Sophie Merrill

Very proud of our company and what it achieves!

(plus 0.65 giftaid)

May 01, 2020


For the 2.6 challenges-Neil Cranston

(plus 6.55 giftaid)

Apr 30, 2020


Thankyou for the work you do for the disability community!!

(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Apr 30, 2020


This is my second attempt to donate. Hope the first one turns up. With love from Emma's Old Aunt x

(plus 6.50 giftaid)

Apr 27, 2020


For Zain's great effort of 26 star jumps

(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Apr 27, 2020



Apr 27, 2020

Greer-Aylece Robinson

(plus 1.25 giftaid)

Total raised so far


Total plus Gift Aid 727.25

Direct donations


Raised offline 240.00

Fundraising pages


Back to Top

Our website uses cookies. They help us understand how customers use our website so we can give you the best experience possible and also keep our online adverts relevant. By continuing to browse this site or choosing to close this message, you give consent for cookies to be used. Read more about our cookies.

Our site needs cookies
We need cookies to help you sign in, create a fundraising page and donate. If you want to fundraise or donate on our site, you will need to turn on cookies How to turn on cookies.