Disabled athletes at the Rio paralympics

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Have a read below to find out how you’ve helped us conduct important research into the Paralympics, and learn how you can become a Great Donate Hero.

All eyes on disabled athletes in Rio

For the past few weeks, the world has been transfixed as disabled athletes competed for Paralympic glory in Rio. And with disability in the spotlight, the Games are a great way of raising awareness and improving attitudes.

We wanted to see how all disabled people – not just the athletes – emerge from the Paralympics as winners, so we did some research. We found that three quarters of disabled people think the London 2012 games improved attitudes about disability.

These results are definitely worthy of a gold medal! And thank you for being part of our team, because we wouldn’t be able to do this crucial research without your support.

Thank you for clobbering your clutter

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Some of our Great Donate heroes!

This July, thousands of you Clobbered Your Clutter and became Great Donate Heroes by donating your unwanted stuff to Scope. We collected a whopping 150,000 bags for our Scope shops, and every single one will raise funds for our vital work.

We’re always looking for clothes, bric-a-brac, books and bags. So if you want to have a good clear out and make an amazing difference, then get donating! Find your local Scope shop.

See how your support adds up

By supporting Scope, you are having an incredible impact on disabled people and their families. Here’s why your support is so valuable:

99p from every £1 we spend goes towards supporting disabled people and raising funds for our work

1p is used to make sure Scope is efficient and well run

250,000 disabled people are supported every year, with your help.

Thank you so much for making this work possible.

Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we'll be here.

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