Sussex-based Business Management Consultancy, Business Pulse, raised an amazing £4,000 for Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity at a recent corporate networking event.
Held on a glorious day in the wonderful setting of the Sussex Roof Garden suite at Goodwood Racecourse, the event was organised by Business Pulse’s founder, Nass, a long term supporter and Business Ambassador of Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity. Throughout the day, guests enjoyed a lunch and performance of a selection of jazz songs by Susan Fleet, accompanied by her pianist, Michael Hinton, followed by an afternoon of racing, with a raffle raising funds for the Charity.
Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity supports children under 5 years of age who have cerebral palsy, and other motor learning disabilities, at its Centre in Cuckfield, West Sussex.
The Charity were privileged to be joined by the Deputy Lieutenant of West Sussex, John Nelson, CBE, who was kind enough to say a few words of introduction. Ann Wenn, whose son Sebbie attended Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity, was then invited to talk about the difference the Charity has made to their lives, and the positive impact this has had on Sebbie. She went on to say that, for them, the Charity is magical and they call it their place of hope.
Since the Charity was established in 2001, it has helped more than 500 families across the South East. It receives no statutory funding, and relies entirely on the community to raise the money needed to ensure its services can continue.
For more information about Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity services, please call: 01444 473274, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.dvlcc.org.uk. Early intervention services are held throughout the week and include additional activities, such as music therapy, swimming and sensory sessions, and an outreach service to support families in their own homes.