LITTLE PEOPLE UK

This cause is part of Schools Out Race
This unique race URL is https://ecoracing.co/cause/little-people-uk-2633/


Dwarfism affects over 3,000 people in the UK, with over 250 different diagnosed types, dwarfism is a spontaneous mutation and can be present with the birth of any child, over 80% of people with dwarfism have average height families. Along with short stature, dwarfism can bring other medical issues such as spinal stenosis, sleep apnoea, hearing loss, sight loss, bowed legs, cleft palate and more.

These medical issues can have a huge impact on the formative years a child’s life, where they may need operations and extensive visits in hospital to address any issues, to allow them to live a fulfilled, pain free life. There are also physical challenges a child with dwarfism can face living in a built environment not suitable for them, and sadly there are mental health issues which arise from having dwarfism, they can be as a result of medical issues indicated above, but also as a result of society, for example people can often discriminate, name call and poke fun at people with dwarfism, due to their physical appearance. This can be difficult for both the child with dwarfism, but also their siblings.

Here at Little People UK we aim to support everyone. We do this in a number of different ways including; holding events, raising awareness, literature distribution, online support groups and more.

Our fundraising target is: £1000

Gross monies raised so far: £12

Supporters so far: 1

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Top 20 balloons within cause

  • #1 AGD Silverdale 1: travelled 203.51km RACING
    Race position: 1
    Cause position: 1

  • #2 PMD Silverdale 1: travelled 201.12km RACING
    Race position: 2
    Cause position: 2

  • #3 PMD Silverdale 2: travelled 163.64km RACING
    Race position: 4
    Cause position: 3

  • #4 AGD Silverdale 2: travelled 71.51km RACING
    Race position: 31
    Cause position: 4



Supporter Balloons (4)

  • AGD Silverdale 1 joined the race on July 8, 2024, 8:11 AM
    Cause position: 1
    Race position: 1

  • PMD Silverdale 1 joined the race on July 8, 2024, 8:11 AM
    Cause position: 2
    Race position: 2

  • PMD Silverdale 2 joined the race on July 8, 2024, 8:11 AM
    Cause position: 3
    Race position: 4

  • AGD Silverdale 2 joined the race on July 8, 2024, 8:11 AM
    Cause position: 4
    Race position: 31