This year the 28th edition of Annual Charity Walk-Jog-Wheel A-Thon is back with a much larger number of participants from the public, private sectors and disabled community.
Organised by Spastic Children’s Association of Selangor and Federal Territory (SCAS&FT).
The event involves participation of about 30 NGOs related to the disabled community. It is primarily aimed at raising funds for SCAS&FT and participating NGOs to raise awareness and support from the public for Persons With Disabilities (PWD).
SCAS&FT, under the Royal Patronage of His Highness Sultan of Selangor, has been organising this event together with other NGOs, since 1994. The event was first held on 30th July 1994 in Dataran Merdeka.
The event is divided into two categories – the 2km Fun Walk with Disabled and the 7km (Open)
This year they managed to register total of 2,500 participants for the event with estimated of 300 are Persons with Disabilities (PWD) from various NGOs.
About Annual Charity Walk-Jog-Wheel A-Thon
The Annual Charity Walk Jog Wheel-A-Thon is SCAS&FT’s signature event organised annually and has been running for 28 years.
It provides an avenue for the masses, the public, the PWD community, corporates and sponsors to participate on the same platform for a common cause of raising funds, create awareness and driving the inclusive and equality agenda.
About Spastic Children’s Association of Selangor & Federal Territory (SCAS&FT)
The Spastic Children’s Association of Selangor & Federal Territory was established in 1960 to improve the quality of life of children with cerebral palsy.
The Association manages a Spastic Centre that provides numerous services, facilities, and activities to care for and treat these special children such as providing basic academics, living skills and vocational training, a sheltered workshop, as well as a rehabilitation centre.
It provides a comprehensive range of treatments covering physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and hydrotherapy.
For more information on donations, sponsorships and contributions, and enquiries, you can visit their website www.scasft.org