For last month's Merseyside Support Group meeting, we decided to do something a bit different!We took a group of our members to the Superbowl St Helens bowling alley.Everyone had a fantastic morning and we met some new faces who have already gone on to become an integral part of our community.Some of the staff and members brought their kids along as well, so we had a great mix of ages of abilities.Thank you to everyone [...]
Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 Join the Amputation Foundation for a series of free online events throughout the week; raising awareness of the importance of good Mental Health. As we approach Mental Health Week (10th-16th May) Amputation Foundation will be holding several sessions throughout the week including Standing Tall Foundation on Monday at 10:30am, a talk by Katie Taylor-Smith from Men Too on Men's Mental Health on Tuesday at 10.00am, a Mental [...]
By af|2021-05-08T17:03:43+00:008th May 2021|Categories: Amputees, Charity, Events|Comments Off on Mental Health Awareness Week 2021
MMARAP are offering FREE MMA Training Classes every Thursday evening in Islington, North London. MMARAP is a fantastic organisation that has been offering MMA classes to disadvantaged youths and people with various disabilities since 2012. Their unique sessions take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with the Thursday session being funded by the Vision Foundation. Tuesday 4.30pm - 5.15pm (6-12 year olds) Open to everyone aged 6-12, including the blind, deaf, disabled, disadvantaged and non-disabled. [...]
By af|2020-10-27T15:17:10+00:0027th October 2020|Categories: Amputees, Charity, Events, News|Comments Off on Free MMA Classes in North London
Following two successful years of taking over 50 people to the Calvert Trust Lake District, we are now giving amputees the opportunity to go to Calvert Trust Lakes or Calvert Trust Exmoor. This event is completely paid for by Amputation Foundation and is a three night, full board break packed with activities that are suitable for amputees. A refundable* deposit of £100 is required to secure your place. This will be refunded only when you [...]
By af|2020-03-03T13:23:46+00:003rd March 2020|Categories: Events|Comments Off on Calvert Trust Events 2020 – The Lakes & Exmoor
Damian Harper an Amputation Foundation Trustee, will be climbing mount Kilimanjaro in October 2019 as a personal challenge and also to raise funds on behalf of Amputation Foundation. Damian is a Hip Disarticulation Amputee and has been for over 32 years since he suffered Osteosarcoma at 17 years of age. This disruption for Damian was difficult as he was studying for his A levels, but following amputation and treatment Damian was able to finish his [...]
2018 Calvert Trust achievers In September 2018 we took 18 amputees to The Calvert Trust in Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, for an outward bounds activity weekend, the results were outstanding and we received comments like "Better than any counselling session I've ever had" and "Never did I think I would be able to achieve so much without all of my limbs". We are now taking a minimum of 24 amputees in September 2019, [...]
Amputation Foundation Charity Launch Party Event - Photos Check out some of the photo's from Amputation Foundation Charity Launch Party Event. Can you spot yourself at the Amputation Foundation Charity Launch Party Event? We hope you had a great night and enjoy looking through the event photos. [...]
A big thank you to the Liverpool Echo who recently wrote an article about our CEO, Stephen Cruse and his journey to setting up the Amputation Foundation. Check out the full article here: https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/huyton-man-who-lost-legs-14205869.
Amputation Foundation Official Charity Launch Party Titanic Hotel, 10th March 2018 The official launch of our registered charity "Amputation Foundation" takes place on 10th March 2018. Guests will be provided with a 3 course gala dinner from one of Liverpools finest chef's, arrival drinks and top class entertainment. We have an amazing soloist Tom Loughlin performing at the drinks reception and an amazing band The Trunk Monkeys performing throughout the night. We also have the [...]
Watch Iron Man's Robert Downey Jr and Albert Manero, a CollectiveProject student who founded Limbitless, surprise a very special child with his new bionic 3D printed arm. This prosthetic was built at no cost to the family. Find out more about the CollectiveProject here: https://office.tumblr.com Call us on 01744 808 850 or send us a message Contact us
Steve Davies designs, prints, builds and fits 3D printed hands and arms for children (completely for free!) A recent Channel 4 series called 'Shed of the Year' has unearthed a real community hero in Steve and his partner Drew Murray, who together make up Team Unlimbited. The children can pick any colour or theme they want, as each prosthetic limb is created to reflect the personality and character of them. Steve, who was [...]
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