Get Kids Going!
Who we are
Get Kids Going! is a National charity which gives disabled children and young people - up to the age of 26 years - the wonderful opportunity of participating in sport. We provide them with specially built sports wheelchairs so they can do: athletics, marathons, tennis, skiing, rugby, sailing, boccia, basketball, sledge hockey, table tennis, fencing, shooting, archery, powerlifting and many many sports.
Get Kids Going! inspires British disabled youngsters to compete in sporting events, from start to paralympic level, by giving them sports grants to help their; training, physiotherapy, travel, competition fees, design and development of sports wheelchairs etc. With your help many can become world record holders and paralympic champions!
The cost of a bespoke sports wheelchair is about £4000. A lightweight manual wheelchair is around £2500. An annual sports grant costs on average £2500. All sports wheelchairs are designed individually and perform just like a Formula 1 racing car!
In general there are over 200,000 disabled children and young people in Britain who need the help of Get Kids Going!