Accessible Iris: a campervan for disabled children

by Accessible Iris in Bristol, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 3rd August 2021 we successfully raised £33,610 with 485 supporters in 28 days

We are creating an accessible campervan so that families with a disabled child can enjoy campervan holidays too.

by Accessible Iris in Bristol, England, United Kingdom

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natmon 2nd August 2021

Hello Jemima! It was probably about 3 years ago when we last sang together with the byob choir. I recognised you and Cali in a recent gympanzees post, which linked me to this incredible project you and Cody have launched. Absolutely amazing. Enjoy your family time in Iris and spreading camping joy to other families too. Natalie xx

Sinja Streuper 2nd August 2021

Hi Jemima. Ever since I read your first announcement of the crowd-finder on Facebook I hear the owls with different ears, feel the fresh morning air with renewed joy. So much we take for granted……. I sincerely hope you can enjoy days and night out as a family. May it take you to wonderful places.

Kirsty Carrie-Ann Johnson 2nd August 2021

What an incredible thing you’re doing! I hope that you and many other families will be able to enjoy life on the road with Iris. It’s going to make such a huge difference to so many lives. ❤️ Hope the refurb goes well & all the best with it!

Scott Andrews 2nd August 2021

I wish you and your family every success in creating the accessible Camper van and i hope it brings lots of other families happiness and joy too, from Scott

Jencbond 2nd August 2021

This is such an amazing project! As a fellow SEN parent in Bristol I hope we will be able to use it in the future.

Louise Taberer 2nd August 2021

Well done for reaching and beating your target! We have an (unadapted) van that we can take our son with complex needs away in or for days out. It’s not always easy but it’s important to be able to normal things together. It’s great that you are sharing this opportunity with other families. X

Jane Walker 2nd August 2021

Cannot wait for this to be real! I have lived reading every post a real inspiration. Thank you for bringing hope to so many like us! Xxx

Rachel Batkin 1st August 2021

Such an amazing and inspiring project. So wonderful to learn about this and how this will help so many families get the break they need. Sending love to you all xxxx Robin and Rachel

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