We are raising funds to bring the following projects to fruition. Do please help with a donation - clicking on the link for the project you would like to support will take you to our CAF Donate page. If you can help us with a one-off or regular donation towards day-to-day operational costs please click here.
As featured in BBC1’s Countryfile on 17 March, we are helping North Wales Sailability, who are based at the Conway Centre on the Menai Straits, Anglesey, acquire our brand new V17 Wheelyboat model. Formed just a year ago, the group has enjoyed tremendous growth and success with 220 individuals participating so far. There is currently no provision for pan-disability access to water sports in North Wales, so in order to provide it with the resources and equipment it needs to meet the growing demand for its activities, the group, with the centre’s support, has created the SEAS Project. SEAS is a five-year programme that will establish a community led and funded group that will have the equipment and professional support to be sustainable for 25 years. The project’s primary objectives are to enable disabled people to become physically active, improve their health and well-being and create new social opportunities by targeting inequalities in outdoor activity participation and offer greater support where barriers to regular participation exist. It will also provide a facility for disabled young people to access physical, social and health education to help them develop fully as individuals and as members of families and social and economic communities. Our role in the SEAS Project is to help equip the group with accessible powerboats. Firstly, later this year our brand new model, a V17 Wheelyboat, and towards the end of next year a V24 Wheelyboat.
We all need to write a will so that we can help protect the future of our family and friends. When it comes to writing yours, please consider a gift of a LEGACY to The Wheelyboat Trust. You have undoubtedly enjoyed the fresh air and freedom of the countryside and quite possibly the spray of fresh or salt water on your cheeks. You know how important activities like these are to your wellbeing. A gift to the Trust in your will is a guarantee that disabled people whose choices are limited will benefit from the freedom and exhilaration Wheelyboats provide.
If you would like to leave a gift please download the information sheet that explains the process and the codicil form that will add the Trust as a beneficiary in your will. If you would like donations instead of flowers at your funeral please download the please honour my wishes form. Alternatively, contact us to request a pack by post.