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  • Welcome

    Welcome to Little People UK website. 

    I am very proud and excited to share our website with you.

    It has been many months in development and I think it signals how LPUK has matured as a charity. The site aims to be an invaluable resource to the dwarfism community, their friends and families. Membership can be completed via this website and in time event registration will be available through the site too.

    We will continue to add information and develop the site based on user feedback, so if you have any suggestions, please email them to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Thank you,

    Sammy Davis
    Chair, Little People UK

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Join Little People UK

Become a member of Little People UK to keep up-to-date with what we are doing, receive invitations to events across the UK and get hold of new information literature that we produce.

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10 weeks - can’t wait to wear this vest! 

please have a read or visit www.littlepeopleuk.org and if you would like to please donate. Thank you to everyone who has shown their support so far!

I have signed up to the Lakeland 50(50 mile trail run) in July to raise awareness and hopefully some funds for Little People UK. To help support them as they have our family. Our daughter was born with Achondroplasia a skeletal condition which causes dwarfism. Annabelle is full of life, happy, healthy and cheeky! just like any other 4 year old however I have always been aware of the many physical and social barriers she will face as time goes on. When Annabelle was diagnosed at 9 months I couldn’t look too far into the future without feeling worried about the struggles she will be faced with and didn’t feel like we really had anyone to turn to for advice (which I know sounds completely crazy as we have amazing family and friends). I felt no one was quite in the same boat or fully understood our situation or Annabelle’s condition. That was until last August, when we were introduced to Little People UK and attended our first LPUK convention. It was finally an opportunity for us to speak to other parents, a specialist medical team and the highlight for me personally was having the opportunity to speak to and learn from some inspirational young women, with the same condition as Annabelle. For the first time since Annabelle was born we felt like we belonged. LPUK is an amazing charity that is passionate about raising awareness, increasing social acceptance and supporting individuals with all types of dwarfism and their families. Please read the justgiving page or take a look at www.littlepeopleuk.org to learn more about Dwarfism and help raise awareness. If you can please donate to this amazing charity that I know will be such a positive influence in our lives..Thank you. 

JustGiving page https://www.justgiving.com/Natalie-Dicks1

LPUK shirt

Amber has set herself a challenge.

She is doing a Sponsored Swim to raise money for a charity that is close to us as a family - LPUK - Little People UK 

Amber's going to swim 25 lengths/250 metres. The swim is going to be on 10th August, and any money she collects she will give to the charity at the annual convention two weeks after.

If anyone would like to Sponsor her please message us, Amber would be very grateful. Many Thanks The Smith family. 

Amber Smith

Facebook donate

You can now raise funds and donate to Little People UK via Facebook. 

On the Little People UK Facebook page click the donate button and follow the instructions. 

In May, one month before it’s my 79th birthday, Stewart & I will be raising money for Little People UK (LPUK) by walking 65 miles of the Camino de Santiago over seven days. It will be a challenge. we will be averaging some 10 miles every day.
 
Our very dear seven year old granddaughter, Betsy, has hypochondroplasia, a rare form of dwarfism. She spent the first seven weeks of her life in Brighton's children's hospital having multiple seizures where she stopped breathing, but her dwarfism wasn't diagnosed until after her first birthday. There are over 200 different types of dwarfism, all of which have medical complications to add to the challenges of short stature and disproportionate limbs.
 
Betsy has a wonderful disposition. She is a very active girl and is whizz on a bike and skates. But life is full of challenges for her and she hates being different. Spending time with other similar to herself and feeling part of the Little People community has been very beneficial and that is where the work of LPUK, and attending their events, has been so important to Betsy and her family.

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LPUK can now takes funds via Amazon Smile, when online shopping. 

Go to the website www.amazonsmile.co.uk and select Little People UK as your chosen charity.

Donations will then be made from each purchase you make. 

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