Aspire provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury, supporting them from injury to independence

How we help

Our services and how they help people with Spinal Cord Injury

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Author: Hannah Wyatt

How you can help us

Our incredible fundraisers are vital to our services helping people paralysed by spinal cord injury. Whether you sign up to one of our challenge events, host your own event, grab a bucket or hold a collection, we will support you throughout your fundraising.

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Author: Laura Haynes

Our impact


Every four hours someone is paralysed by a spinal cord injury.  Our services help people move from injury to independence. 

71%

of patients increase their independence after talking to an Aspire Independent Living Advisor.

89%

of patients have better access to a computer after working with an Aspire Assistive Technology Advisor.

88%

of clients improve their accessible housing situation after talking to an Aspire Housing Advisor. 

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Upcoming events

  • Great Run Series

    From 5km runs to half marathons, the Great Run Series has something for everyone. Read more

  • Great Swims 2019

    The Great Swims are the UK's most popular outdoor swims and provide a fantastic opportunity to swim outdoors in historic and scenic locations across the UK Read more

  • Henley Classic Swim

    A 2.1km (1.3 miles) up-river swim along the course of the Henley Royal Regatta, the swim traditionally starts at dawn with a torch-lit procession to the riverbank. Read more

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