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"Walk a mile in my shoes"

Carla and Sarah are two first year students at Queen’s University Belfast, both living at Derryvolgie Halls (part of the Presbyterian Chaplaincy) and enjoying university life.  Carla has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a muscular condition that causes easy dislocation of her major joints.  This and other minor physiological problems mean that... read more »

'London to Brighton' and back?!

'London to Brighton' and back?!

Supporter, Angie Wickenden, is aiming to cycle the equivalent of London to Brighton in order to raise funds for Wheels for the World and Disability Initiative (another Surrey-based disability charity). Each day throughout June teams will be using MOTOmed equipment (which enables people to... read more »

Christmas is coming!

Christmas is coming!

We would encourage you to consider buying Christmas cards and gifts this year from Just Cards Direct. Just Cards Direct sells handmade cards and gifts from Africa as well as their own ranges of printed cards.  Their name, ‘just cards’, means... read more »

Singing for Wheels

Singing for Wheels

The Mothers Union of St Pauls Church, on the Isle of Wight, have been supporters of Wheels for the World for many years and recently invited The Phoenix Choir to perform a concert at the church to raise funds for Wheels. The Phoenix Choir was formed in 2009 to raise... read more »

Ideas and Inspiration...

Ideas and Inspiration...

Without your support in raising awareness and funds for us, we couldn't do what we do.  Our new "Ideas and Inspiration" pack gives real examples of disabled people whose lives have been changed thanks to our generous donors, fundraisers,... read more »

Charlotte's Cheviot Challenge!

Charlotte's Cheviot Challenge!

Charlotte is taking on a big walking challenge to celebrate being well again after years of illness caused by ME/CFS. Please do read Charlotte's story and support her efforts for Wheels for the World!  You can read and download the article at Charlotte's story... read more »

"Two Weeks for TTR" is on the way...

Two months today, 14th August, marks the start of our awareness and fundraising initiative, Two Weeks for TTR.  We’ve planned it for the fortnight  leading up to the Paralympics – a great opportunity to raise the profile of disability in general as well as of our programmes. We're... read more »

Fundraising pack - helping you to make a difference

Fundraising pack - helping you to make a difference

Through the Roof relies on volunteers to help raise our profile and raise funds for us.  We've put together a basic pack that we hope will be helpful to anyone thinking of supporting us in this way.  Please do download the pack, and... read more »

Donate by text

Donate by text

We are now able to accept donations via text. To make a text donation to Through the Roof's general work, please text ROOF22 followed by £ and the amount you wish to donate (eg ROOF22 £15) to 70070. If you wish to donate to one of Through the Roof's programmes, please... read more »

Flowstore Football Fundraiser

Flowstore Football Fundraiser

Wheels supporters, Flowstore, recently held a morning of factory vs office staff 5-a-side football, organised by employees Ibby Hussain and Wayne Verrill. The fundraising idea was simple but effective - each player paid to take part, with additional contributions being made... read more »

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