Marathon Effort for Whizz Kidz.
South Dartmoor Academy has been an active supporter of the Whizz Kidz Charity for the
past six years. During this time the students and staff have managed to raise well over £60,000 for children who need adapted wheelchairs in order to lead active lifestyles. The Whizz Kidz charity provide specialised wheel chairs for children to allow them to engage in active lifestyles.
Whizz-Kidz run youth clubs, wheelchair skills training, residential camps and work placements for young wheelchair users all across the UK as well as providing wheelchairs and other mobility equipment.
This year Hugh Bellamy, Executive Principal is running the London Marathon for the charity. He is being supported by local businesses, Youings Wholesale, R D Johns, Egan Electrical and Johnsons Builders Merchants. Students at the College are also under taking fund raising activity. Mr Bellamy hopes to raise in excess of £2000 for the charity. This is Mr Bellamy’s fifth London Marathon and he says his last-although he has said that every time he has run one! If you would like to support his marathon effort please go to his donation page http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/hughbellamy