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Our campaign is now complete. 41 supporters helped us raise £20,000.00

Closed 12/31/2019




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target by 41 supporters
The PACE Centre

West Highland Way Challenge

5 days 96 miles! 8 walkers, past their prime take on Milngavie to Fort William, one of the most challenging routes in the UK. Rain, Midges. Blisters. Ticks & The Devils Staircase. All for the children, young people & families that Pace support!
Closed on 12/31/2019
Charity Registration No: 1011133

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Pace is a charity dedicated to empowering children and young people with cerebral palsy to reach their full potential.

Cerebral palsy is an injury to the brain that can happen before, during or after birth from an infection, premature delivery, trauma or lack of oxygen. CP does not discriminate and can affect children in many different ways from an isolated impairment in one hand to not being able to stand, sit, talk or eat.

Cerebral Palsy changes childrens lives and the lives of the parents and family surrounding those children. A diagnosis of cerebral palsy can be a devastating blow to parents, who are often told all of the things their child will never do.

At Pace our specialist therapists, expert teachers and dedicated support staff focus on all the things that a child can do. Our unique approach built from 30 years of experience means children develop some of the skills they were told they would never have.

Because of the generosity of people like you, our children have the right support and input and are given access to specialist equipment so that they can achieve amazing things.

Children who cannot sit, learn to sit up and lift their heads and engage with the world around them.

Children who were told they would never walk can learn to walk.

Children who cannot talk, learn to speak for themselves.

Pace children are an inspiration. They strive hard every day to achieve more, pushing themselves for every word, every movement, every step. And they do it knowing that they are striving to be the best that they can be. These wonderful children have inspired eight ageing walkers to take on a route that is one of the most challenging long distance routes in the UK.

The money raised will be enough for Pace to run a specialist stay and play group, enabling children with disabilities to access a fun and social environment with families who face the same challenges. It could help to pay for a baby to access a year of intensive early intervention with a specialist team of therapists at a time that can have the biggest impact on their future potential. It can help to provide the equipment and training to give a child a voice.

Your support will change lives - please give generously!






Ian Sansbury


raised by 107 supporters


Matt Ryan


raised by 47 supporters


Neil Docherty


raised by 54 supporters


Tim Harwood


raised by 29 supporters


Xenia Murray


raised by 47 supporters




1 month ago

Least I could do to get you to your target


+ £21.5 Gift Aid

Jim Coxhead

4 months ago

Well done heroic Pacers!


+ £25 Gift Aid

Paul Fyfe

4 months ago

Well done everyone, great effort. Zoë, Paul and Georgina


+ £7.5 Gift Aid


4 months ago

Kiernan Doherty

4 months ago

Fantastic effort from you all - very well done. Kiernan, Jacob & Tom


+ £12.5 Gift Aid

About the charity

The PACE Centre
The PACE Centre

Pace is a ground-breaking children’s charity, that deliver a unique blend of specialist education and therapy to children with motor disorders like cerebral palsy. Our tailored programmes provide access to an integrated curriculum developing vital communication skills and promoting independence.

Charity Registration No: 1011133


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West Highland Way Challenge

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