To all of our supporters We are incredibly proud, humbled and thankful to share the news that we have been appointed as Members of the British Empire in the Queens Birthday Honours today! Looking at our boys, seeing what they need in life and knowing that there a thousands of other families exactly like ours, … More MBE’s In The Queens Birthday Honours!
It was a day to remember for The Shippey Campaign yesterday as Lee Anderson from Solve 360 Ltd and Stevie Burr from Airdrie and Celtic FC organised a rather spectacular charity international match which was played at the Stadium of Light yesterday. The match was to raise autism awareness and funds for two charities: … More England vs Scotland at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light
We told you about Australia some time ago …and here it is! We are absolutely delighted to say the least! In December 2017, we were contacted by Jack Mulholland, Senior Project Officer – Changing Places at the Department of Health and Human Services, State Government in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Theres a huge interest in developing … More Australia’s Awesome Accessibility Addition!
We were delighted when Chris Waters, Head of Supporter Engagement at Sunderland AFC contacted us at the end of last week. Steve Feekins from FIFA.com would be visiting the sensory viewing rooms at the Sunderland game against Gillingham on Tuesday night and he was going to write a piece for FIFA.com about our charity, our … More Sunderland’s sensory success (FIFA.com)
We are so excited to share the news with you all that The Shippey Campaign has officially made our way into another sport now! It was an absolutely wonderful day yesterday, not only for us, but for the world of rugby!….Wasps, to be precise! In January this year, we met with Justine Hewitt, Jordan Young … More More Than One Country…Now More Than One Sport!
It is all smiles in Sensory Room 2 at Sunderland AFC today! It’s Nathan’s third home game of the season and he’s loving the positive start to the season the team have made! Today along with Nathan, we welcome Sam and Paul. Let’s hope for another fantastic result to start the new month!
As many of you know, we have been in communication with Wembley Stadium since 2015. We were thrilled when we quickly received a wonderfully positive response from their (now former) ‘Head of Wembley Guest Services’ Matt Lynch. Having maintained contact with personnel at Wembley since then…we are now thrilled to read this quote today (1st … More Wembley Makes A Commitment!
A lovely article came from the Islington Gazette, telling of the awesome experience that one young fan had on his recent visit to the sensory room at Arsenal! Robert Pires made someone’s day when he popped in to check out the room and to say hello to it’s occupants! Have a look at the article … More A Fan-Tastic Experience At Arsenal
Words escape us at the moment. We began our evening email catch up, when the most amazing email caught our eye. We clicked the tab and to our utmost surprise… This is what we found out: “Dear The Shippey Campaign, Congratulations!!! You have made the shortlist for The National Diversity Awards 2017!!! To be shortlisted from … More We’ve Been Shortlisted In The National Diversity Awards 2017!
We wanted to let you know that we’ve had a busy couple of weeks! This is great news! On July 19th, we met with representatives from the Premier League, at the Football Foundation, to discuss plans for more facilities at Premier League Clubs. Once again, although as yet we are unable to disclose plans (although … More The Football Foundation, London