Charity Work, Disability, My Life

My Experience with Birmingham PHAB Camps

I appreciate that I have spoken about my experience many times in previous blog posts, but I need to express that it was such a big part of my life, I need to continue to keep those memories alive. I have been a participant Birmingham PHAB Camps since I was eight, first as a camper, now… Continue reading My Experience with Birmingham PHAB Camps

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Birmingham PHAB Camps – A Honourable Charity

Birmingham PHAB Camps is a true honourable charity that needs your help! Now at the end of my second year at De Montfort University, I was going through some recordings on my phone and I found an interview that I did on behalf of Demon FM, Afternoon Show with Maxine Ross-Wallis - the chairperson of Birmingham PHAB… Continue reading Birmingham PHAB Camps – A Honourable Charity

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PHAB’s 50th Anniversary – My Tribute 

Birmingham PHAB Camps celebrated their 50th anniversary this year, I decided to look back at my years at Birmingham PHAB Camps. I have been a part of the charity since I was eight years old when the charity contacted our house via our local special school. The charity explained to us who they were and… Continue reading PHAB’s 50th Anniversary – My Tribute 

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Birmingham PHAB Camps – 50 years of Dedication

Birmingham PHAB Camps celebrated their 50th anniversary earlier this year. Inspired by the impact the charity had on myself as well as many others, I looked back into the years of Birmingham PHAB camps leading up to their 50th birthday to see how the charity grew. PHAB TIMELINE - 1965 - 2017 1965 - Hidden… Continue reading Birmingham PHAB Camps – 50 years of Dedication

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Cerebral Palsy Midlands

    Finishing for the summer I wanted to relax while I had some well earned rest. I wanted to concentrate on writing and updating this blog. Being inspired by my work experience at the Birmingham Post and Mail and my first year at university, I wanted to build a creative writing portfolio full of… Continue reading Cerebral Palsy Midlands

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PHAB Sponsored Walk – Disney Princess’ & Marvel Superheroes

Birmingham PHAB Camps are a local charity that benefits young people with various disabilities to grow in confidence and participate in activities that they wouldn’t usual do. All money is raised through regular events such as sponsored walks and wheels, themed parties and quizzes. As well as events, the charity also receives donations from people either… Continue reading PHAB Sponsored Walk – Disney Princess’ & Marvel Superheroes

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Birmingham PHAB Camps & West Midlands Laundry Club

As part of my work with Birmingham PHAB Camps I approach people and companies asking for sponsorship for the charity. Through 2016, I had tried contacting many companies and organisations, however I had very little success. After speaking to my loved ones and various other people for some advice on how to acquire sponsorship, my… Continue reading Birmingham PHAB Camps & West Midlands Laundry Club

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Sporting Recovery CIC

As part of my gap, I searched for some voluntary work alongside my work with Birmingham PHAB Camps. I searched on websites to see if there were any suitable volunteering opportunities available in my preferred interests of creative writing or media. Not as easy as it sounds... After not succeeding in finding suitable volunteering opportunities… Continue reading Sporting Recovery CIC

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Birmingham PHAB Camps – Helping Hand

 In my gap year, I knew I had to seize as many opportunities. Every moment could be beneficial to my future if it is put to good use. Updating my blog with my experience of university and any other personal experiences was first on my agenda. Then, of course there was planning and writing my… Continue reading Birmingham PHAB Camps – Helping Hand

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Birmingham PHAB Camps

Birmingham PHAB Camps are a small, voluntary organisation, which aims to encourage the integration of disabled and able-bodied children and young people. This post talks about a local charity that has been a fundamental help and benefit to me. Birmingham PHAB Camps, created in the 1960s when it was still ok to say Physically Handicapped,… Continue reading Birmingham PHAB Camps