We are a registered charity whose primary purpose is to raise funds to help people
with severe mobility impairments buy specialised, high-
We help fund powerchairs for individuals of all ages, starting at the earliest age
that children are normally mobile (i.e. before the age of 2), and enabling them to
live ordinary lives with their able-
We are associated with Dragonmobility, a Cambridge-
Founded by Dan and Lou Everard, inspired by their daughter Ruth, they have progressively developed the business based on a thorough understanding of the physical and emotional needs of powerchair users like her.
‘‘When Dan and I were first told our daughter wouldn’t ever walk, my first thought was ‘Oh dear, she’ll never win Wimbledon’. This was only part of the parental dream that was shattered in that moment,’’ recalls Lou.
‘’Fortunately, Dan is a brilliant design engineer and inventor. He was able to provide
her with an amazing powerchair before she was two years old and she grew up with
her own ideas of what she wanted to do, went to ordinary schools with able-
At The Turbo Trust, our vision is see all mobility-
This is an expensive project. Through our fundraising efforts, we aim to enable individuals and their families to make their own lifestyle choices, in the belief that disability should not be a limiting factor to a person’s capabilities and achievements.
Who We Are