Dennis Wise In The Community

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About Us

Dennis Wise In The Community was founded in 2000 by ex-Chelsea FC captain Dennis Wise. The non-profit organisation raises money to improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities. We have raised over £1 million to date, and our long term goal is to donate 100 minibuses to those who need them most.

Dennis and the trustees are committed to helping improve the quality of life for young people and adults across the country.

With your help, every pound donated will be spent towards helping people in need.

Buses from our 100 bus target have been donated to date!

What we do

Our Work

Minibus Donations

Since the formation of the Charity the main focus has been on providing minibuses to charitable organisations in need. There has been a particular focus on special needs children and adults where these minibuses make a huge difference to their lives by enabling them to integrate with the wider community.

The Charity has a long term goal to donate over 100 minibuses to educational and charitable organisations which will help improve hundreds of lives. If you are interested in finding more out about what we do or are involved with an organisation which has need of a minibus then please get in touch with us.

Wheelchair Donations

Over the past 15 years the Charity has purchased a number of specialist wheelchairs for disabled adults and children in need which has changed their lives. The trustees of the Charity are passionate about improving the mobility of young children and adults.

These wheelchairs have transformed the lives of not only the users, but their families, care staff, friends, and support networks allowing them a better quality of life. If you are interested in finding more out about what we do or know of someone who has need of a minibus then please get in touch with us.

What Drives Us

Our Mission Statement

To provide financial support for education, to provide transport facilities for persons who have a special need of such facilities, such as the elderly, the poor, the disabled, people with young children, or those living in areas where there are no adequate public transport facilities, and to provide support to children with disabilities and organisations providing hospice and care services to children.

Getting Involved

How You Can Help


If not for the amazing generosity of people and supporters like you, we wouldn’t be able to improve the quality of life for the children and adults who rely on our charity for support and assistance during their hardest times. Whether you raise money by running a marathon, shaving all of your hair off, or hosting a barbecue, there are loads of great ways to make a huge difference to the lives of those who need it most. Let us know if you’d like to help our cause!

Making a Donation

The regular donations of our friends and supporters help us to be there when those we care for need it most. By clicking the link below and making a donation you can help us continue with our hard work and help provide even further assistance to all children and adults who need us. As a charity almost all of our funding comes from people like you, and every donation makes a huge difference to the help we can offer to disabled children and adults, and their families.

Recent Donations

The Grange

The Grange Centre for People with Disabilities provides vital services supporting people with learning disabilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives.


BeyondAutism empower people with autism to lead fuller lives through positive educational experiences, training for the people who work with them and support for their families and carers.

Honeypot Children's Charity

Since 1996 Honeypot has been working to enhance the lives of young carers aged 5 – 12 years old. They are the only charity in the UK to provide respite breaks and on-going outreach support throughout a child’s formative years.

Our Donations

All Buses

The Grange

The Honeypot Children’s Charity

Beyond Autism (with Frankhams)

Carlton Day Centre

William Harding School

Dale Youth Boxing

St Edmunds Society

Waterside School

Harrow Club

Charlton Park School

Stevenage ESC

St Catherine’s School I.O.W.

Oakview School

Jigsaw Trust

Parkwood Hall School

The Shaftesbury High School

The Parents Consortium

Newham All Star Sports

Trust Thamesmead (Paid for by Gallions Housing)

Birtley School

The Village School, Brent

The Priory School

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Get Involved

We rely 100% on the generosity of our vastly appreciated supporters and volunteers who generously donate their time and expertise to assist our charitable endeavours.

If you would like to get involved in any way with our charity, please click the link below to get in touch.

Upcoming Events

2020 - Fundraising Ball

Contact us to express interest and reserve a table today.

Latest News

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Are you a school, non-profit making group or organisations within the UK catering for sick, disabled and/or disadvantaged children and adults who are residents within the UK? 
We accept applications all year round. 
Please click on the link in our bio to go to our website!


We love receiving updates on the minibuses we have previously donated 🙌🏼 It was great to have feedback from @TheGrangeCentre especially to hear how much it’s helped through these difficult times!

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About Us

Our Team

Dennis Wise

Dennis started the charity in 2000 and has transformed the lives of hundreds of children and adults across the UK by raising over £1 million since its formation.

Des Wicks

Des joined the charity in 2017 and has been heavily involved in the fundraising endeavours of the charity. He has a passion for improving the lives of children and giving back to his local community.

Jerry Hinds

Jerry joined the charity in 2018 and provides invaluable fundraising and administrative support. He has a dedication for helping those in need and a history of charitable experience.

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Our Sponsors

Inland Homes

Inland Homes is an established land regeneration business, focused on developing sites in the South and South-East of England for residential and mixed-use projects.

Stonegate Homes

Stonegate Homes is a diverse and dynamic property company that specialises in unlocking development potential throughout Greater London and South East England.