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£1,189raised of £2,000 target by 83 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,189 to make a difference to parent carers of children and young people with children and young people with disabilities and/or SEN in Wiltshire.

    Wiltshire, UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 1st August 2018

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    Story

    Being a parent carer of a child or young person with a disability and/or Special Educational Needs can be exhausting, rewarding and painful all mixed up together.

    The demands on parent carers can affect family and social relationships and increase feelings of being overwhelmed, alone and struggling to access support. Being a parent carer can mean there are high levels of demands on their time and energy which can have an impact on their health and ability to care for their child. Often, because of their caring commitments, parent carers have no choice but to give up work to meet the needs of their children; this can have a significant impact on family income and make it very difficult to pay for the simple things (such as clubs, days out and activities for their children to attend) that many of us take for granted.

    Sometimes, the smallest things can make the biggest difference which is why we want to set up a small fund so that parent carers who need a little bit of help, for instance a small contribution towards the cost of a much needed family holiday, a piece of specialist equipment, or a little help with the cost of a day out as a family, can access the little bit of financial help that might make a huge difference.

    All money raised will sit in a fund for parent carers to apply for to help meet some of the needs of their children that other benefits and grants are unable to help with.

    We would be so grateful for any support you could give us towards our cause.

    Donations can be as small as £2.00, simply click on the purple DONATE button, then type the amount you want to donate in the empty box below the 'Donation Amounts' boxes.

    Every little helps - thank you.

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      Supporters

      83

      • Jenny Oliver

        Jenny Oliver

        Jun 24, 2018

        What better cause than to help Wiltshire families!

        £50.00

      • katrina hayes

        katrina hayes

        May 22, 2018

        I love the help i recieve and i'm looking forward to my short break.

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 22, 2018

        To the next 10 years

      • Ellie Grant

        Ellie Grant

        May 22, 2018

        Thank you for helping our families

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 22, 2018

      • Chris Jerram

        Chris Jerram

        May 22, 2018

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 21, 2018

        £5.00

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      Wiltshire Parent Carer Council

      Wiltshire, UK

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