Karl Hassell is 13 years old and suffers from Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. He attends Fountaindale Special School in Mansfied and has the opportunity to take part in an Arctic expedition in the summer of 2010.
Six of Karl's school mates will be joining him on this once in a lifetime adventure. This project and will allow the children to carry out personal and scientific challenges. Karl required £1,400 to assist with his costs and our trustees decided to award a total grant of £2,000 - £1, 400 for Karl a £600 contribution towards the expedition.