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Ability Bow

Ability Bow

Who we are

We help disabled people and those with long-term health conditions to identify and overcome exercise barriers and get fit in our gym.  

We always need your help to ensure the most vulnerable people in east London - including Tower Hamlets and Hackney - get vital specialist exercise support to manage and improve their health and fitness.  

Let's help everyone in east London - including disabled people - to work hard and get fit. Find out how below. Thank you! 

Ways To Donate 

There are various ways you can help our Ability Bow community including our gym members, including:  

  • Online via this e-giving page 
  • Offline when we’re open by using Go Cardless contactless card payments, cash and posting a cheque to our reception (3rd Floor, St Paul’s Church, St Stephen’s Road, Bow, London, E3 5JL) 

Types Of Online Donation  

You can make different types of donation to us both online and offline, including:  

  • One-off donation – make a one-off payment to us via e-giving (or of course offline) 
  • Monthly donation – set up a direct debit with us via Virgin Money Giving (or of course offline) and feel part of making lasting change for our unique exercise service 

Other Unique Ways To Donate 

  • Leaving a gift in will – Ensure members of our local community continue to keep fitter and stronger for generations to come by leaving a gift in your will
  • Giving in memory – honour the life of a loved one who may have benefitted from using our service 
  • Celebration donation – you can create a birthday fundraiser via your social media pages and enable your friends and family to donate to us as a one-off 

Who Your Money Helps   

Rod's story 

Meet Rod Douglas. An ex-Commonwealth Games boxing gold medallist in 1986 for Great Britain, Bow-born Rod experienced a life-threatening brain injury in 1989 after a fight with fellow title titan, Herol Graham.   

He’s made a remarkable recovery at our gym... 

Read more now>> 

Albie’s story   

Meet Albie. In 2013 he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma cancer and in a wheelchair. Today, he's walking again!   

Read more now>> 

Chris and Ken’s story 

Meet siblings Chris and Ken. They were both diagnosed with Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia more than four years ago.   

Read more now on their journey with us>> 

Thank you so much for your vital support!

Find out more

Members' Campaign

Team Ability Bow Big Fun Run 2018

Charity details

Registered address
St. Pauls Church,St. Stephens Road
E3 5JL


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