Our Big Give Christmas Challenge!
We are thrilled to have been selected to take part in this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge – the UK’s biggest online match fundraising campaign. This is your chance to help more children like Arran (above) and his brother to attend our life-changing camps.
Our online donations page is now open and you can donate until 4 December! Simply visit our donation page: bit.ly/otwbiggive and give what you can.
The money raised will help us fund a specialist Siblings camp and allow us to welcome even more children. At Over The Wall, we encourage campers to become the hero of their own stories and our Therapeutic Recreation programme focuses on helping our campers to realise the incredible abilities and talents they possess. We aim to break down the barriers associated with illness and disability and bring families back together. Siblings of children with illnesses can especially struggle, often feeling side-lined – and that’s why we need your help.
Arran’s brother, Ben, attended a Siblings Camp in 2018 and their mother had this to say:
“Ben helps a lot – often without us even noticing. He is constantly reminding Arran to put on his hat or to go in when it is hot. He also has to compromise and misses out on a lot of things, whilst we find activities that don’t involve the sun. Ben loved being himself for a week. Camp has been a huge benefit for us all – it’s been somewhere we can go where we can all switch off and the kids can just be themselves. I can’t put into words how beneficial Over The Wall has been for us.”
If you have any questions about how to donate or want to talk to us about planning an event to help us reach our target, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Below: Ben, Sabrina and Arran. Find out more about their story here.