International

Guy on a push with Back Up

Guy’s guest blog: New beginnings

Read on for a fantastic guest blog by Guy. He told us about his journey ...

your fundraising during coronavirus has made a massive impact

Fundraising in lockdown: Your impact

We’d like to take this opportunity to say thank you again to everyone that has ...

David before lockdown, sailing

David’s story: Lockdown with a spinal cord injury

Over the past few months, we have all been facing a new normal. The coronavirus ...

Elaine, who was supported by a back up mentor, on a boat before her injury

Elaine’s story: How a mentor transformed her life

Two years after a misdiagnosis, Elaine found that her life had been changed forever. What ...

Kamari, one of our young wheelchair skills trainers, on our u13 MAC course

Kamari’s story: Teaching wheelchair skills in isolation

In the wake of coronavirus, we have had to quickly adapt and change our ...

Sam, one of our family mentors, with her partner

Sam’s story: Volunteering as a family mentor during the covid-19 pandemic

We spoke to Sam, one of our fantastic volunteer family mentors, to find out how ...

Juliette taking on her spinal circuit challenge

Juliette’s Spinal Circuit challenge – cycling 1799km on a stationary bike

Last month, we held a new fundraising challenge to help support our services during these ...

a child with a spinal cord injury who recovered from Covid-19, having a socially distanced visit from his dad.

Covid-19 and me: A parent’s account of their son contracting coronavirus

This is a guest blog written by Anna-Marina whose son, who has a spinal cord ...

a person washing hands in line with coronavirus advice.

Important information and updates about coronavirus and our services

The team at Back Up are closely monitoring government advice on coronavirus. We know that ...

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Leading charities collaborate to mark spinal cord injury awareness day

Today we are marking Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day (SCIAD). This annual event is collaboratively ...