The DBF needs YOU! The Douglas Bader Foundation exists to advance and promote the physical, mental and spiritual welfare of persons who are without one or more limbs, or otherwise physically disabled.
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Panathlon is a fantastic organisation that encourages disabled youngsters to participate in sport and thereby to gain the resulting physical, psychological and emotional benefits. “The Panathlon Challenge has been benefiting young disabled people since 1999 and we have organised over 500 “Mini-Paralympic” competitions since then. In 2014, so far over 4,000 young disabled people […]
Presentation of The Bader Flame to Margaret “Maggz” Biggs at the Southport Cycling Club Annual Dinner and Award Ceremony – 21st November 2014 The Bader Flame Shortly after its inception, the Douglas Bader Foundation commissioned Aspreys to create The Bader Flame to be presented as an award to people who had shown outstanding inspiration to […]
On Thursday 19th November I visited the Stoney Lane Day Centre in West Bromwich, a facility created to provide day care opportunities for adults of 18+ with learning disabilities and additional needs. I had been invited there to plant a tree to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Centre, which had been opened by Sir Douglas […]