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raised of £500 target by 6 supporters

Weʼre raising £500 to continue to run the South Glos Aphasia Choir and help many more people with aphasia to improve their mood and wellbeing through singing.

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Aphasia is a language problem following stroke or brain injury. Imagine waking up and opening your mouth to speak and you aren’t able to say anything or what you do say is jumbled or doesnt make sense. People are speaking to you but its as if they are speaking a foreign language. You try to write down your thoughts but that doesn’t work either and reading is affected too. That is the everyday experience for people with aphasia. Amazingly a lot of people with aphasia can still sing even singing a lot of the words. For this reason research has found that choirs for people with aphasia can improve mood and wellbeing and create vital social support.

We run a choir for people with aphasia in South Gloucestershire and need your support to continue. We have funding until early next year but will need ongoing support to fund resources, the venue hire and the cost of the music therapists to run it.

Thank you for supporting us!

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    • Anonymous


      Jan 22, 2020

      With much love from Alison ( Yate Rock Choir)


    • emma caradine

      emma caradine

      Dec 17, 2019

      In lieu of Xmas cards :-)




      Dec 11, 2019

      Instead of christmas cards!


    • Julie McNamara

      Julie McNamara

      Dec 11, 2019

    • emma caradine

      emma caradine

      Nov 29, 2019

      Brilliant work going on here 👏


    • Yate Rock Choir

      Yate Rock Choir

      Nov 29, 2019

      With love from members of Yate Rock Choir...we hope our donation helps..we all know how fabulous singing can be. Xx


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