Set a fundraising target and share a online page with your friends and
Activate your JustGiving fundraising page to collect your donations and
tell everyone about your challenge.
You can even upload your own images and write your own daily blog!
Link to your fitness tracker, health app on your mobile, or use any other
device to track your distance,
hours, minutes, steps, strokes, push ups or whatever your challenge
Or, if you don’t want to use a tracker or an app you can just set up your
own log and manually record your
activity. We don’t mind how you tell us about your achievements.
Five Great Reasons to Take Part
It’s important to look after your physical and mental health even if
you are inside or out. Just a
little exercise every day makes an enormous difference and will
strengthen your heart, tone up the
muscles and lift your mood.
Achieve your personal goal
My Virtual Challenge gives you an opportunity to achieve, what might
be a lifelong goal, of getting
fit, losing weight, running or walking a marathon, half marathon or
a 5 or 10k. Clocking up a 50/100
mile bike ride, or just doing 25 star jumps every day for a month
will achieve your goal and make you
feel a hundred times fitter and stronger.
The Cause - Get Kids Going!
Every donation you raise helps us support the many disabled children
who need our help to enable them to
play out and participate in sport. Get Kids Going! provides disabled
children with sports wheelchairs
and sports grants. With your help many of them can become world
record holders and Paralympic champions.
Help turn their dreams into reality by providing them with a sports
wheelchair or sports grant.
We’ll send you your Achievement Award
We will be pleased to send you a Get Kids Going! sports shirt* and a
Certificate of Achievement when you
have told us you’ve completed your challenge.
Join our team Meet Up groups
Every now and again we would love you to join in our secure My
Virtual Challenge meet up group. You’ll
have the opportunity to meet the rest of the team, share your
experiences, swap stories and let them
know all about your own achievements. It’s a great way to meet the
team and make new virtual friends.
If you need more help and have any questions about My Virtual Challenge
just click on the FAQs below.
Get Kids Going! is a national charity which gives
disabled children and young
people - up to the age of 26 yrs - the wonderful opportunity of
participating in sport. We
provide them with specially built sports' wheelchairs so they can do:
tennis, skiing, rugby, sailing, boccia, basketball, sledge hockey, table
shooting, archery, powerlifting and many more sports. Get Kids Going!
inspires British disabled
youngsters to compete in sporting events, from start to paralympic
level, by also giving them
sports grants to help with their; training, physiotherapy, travel,
competition fees, design and
development of sports' equipment etc. With your help many can become
world record holders and
Our aim is to give support to all our budding
paralympians in the build up to
the 2021 Tokyo Summer Paralympics, the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympics
and many more such
events. Like any aspiring athletes all our youngsters need long-term
support, often over many
years, to achieve their sporting dreams. Sadly, we are aware of cuts in
funding for such
youngsters from the government and other sources, and so many of our
youngsters are forced to
rely on friends and family for financial help. As you can imagine, this
causes enormous burdens
on many, already cash strapped, families and a constant worry as the
cost of participating in
their favourite sport is forever increasing.
There are hundreds of talented, disabled, youngsters
who have the potential
to participate in events throughout the UK and all over the world but
receive either none or
very little funding and are desperate to achieve their life-long
sporting dreams. With your
help, together we can turn their dreams into reality and help make them
Not only does Get Kids Going! focus on helping disabled
young athletes but it
also provides manual wheelchairs for children to use every day; at home,
at school, and to
enable them to play with their friends. These are our wonderful athletes
of the future! We
believe that all disabled children and young people should receive the
right equipment to get
We support children with all disabilities and from all
backgrounds. We take
pride in ensuring that any equipment which is out grown is recycled to
other children, so our
supporters' valuable donations are never wasted. Many people who support
Get Kids Going! feel a
marvellous sense of achievement and satisfaction. They see that even the
smallest donation makes
an amazing difference! Get Kids Going! gives disabled children and young
people the chance of a
life time, freedom, and many wonderful opportunities that you and I take
Opportunities they may never have without you and the support of Get
Kids Going! No other
charity in the UK focuses on helping disabled children and young people
with sport in the same
The cost of a bespoke sports wheelchair is about
£4,000. A lightweight
manual wheelchair is around £3,000. All are designed individually,
and perform just like a
Formula 1 Racing Car!.
The cost of a sports grant can be anything from
£500 to £15,000
per year for each youngster.
In general there are over 200,000 disabled children and
young people in
Britain who need the help of Get Kids Going!.