Get involved

There are many ways you can support Mencap Cymru and people with a learning disability in Wales.

Volunteering in Wales

Mencap Cyrmu is supported by hundreds of dedicated volunteers who add value to the work of staff and help us to get involved with local communities.

Help raise money for Mencap

Mencap Cymru needs your support to continue our work with people with a learning disability.

Celebrating 10 years of the Langdon Doidge art competition

Mencap Cymru celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the annual Langdon Doidge art competition at the National Eisteddfod in Denbigh in August. The Minister for Culture and Sport, John Griffiths AM, joined volunteers, staff and supporters to celebrate the milestone.

Langdon Doidge art competition 2013

Dewi Jones from Bangor won this year’s Langdon Doidge art competition, with this wonderful painting of a wolf.  He will receive a cheque of £150.

Rugby cycle ride arrives in south of France

Twelve cyclists arrived in Brive in the south of France in April having rode 580 miles from Pontypridd, raising £30,000 for Mencap Cymru in the process.

Meilyr’s rambling mission

Meilyr Llwyd from Aberystwyth, west Wales, has lived in his own home for several years, and is supported by Mencap Cymru.

West-Wales exhibition gets thumbs up from artist

Llanarchaeron, the well-loved National Trust property in Ceredigion showcased an exhibition of 20 artworks by adults with a learning disability from across the county.

Mission to Lars lands in Wales

An indie film following a man with a learning disability on a rock n’ roll pilgrimage across America was shown in Wales in October 2012.

Photography exhibition puts learning disability in the frame

An exhibition in Clwyd Theatr Cymru showcased a series of photographs taken by people with a learning disability.

News reporter mics up for learning disability

BBC Cymru Wales reporter Arwyn Jones paid a visit to Mencap Cymru’s office in Cardiff .