Charity in Newton Aycliffe for down syndrome children given £1,000 boost (From The Advertiser Series)
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Charity in Newton Aycliffe for down syndrome children given £1,000 boost
6:29pm Sunday 7th October 2012 in News
A CHARITY working with children who suffer from down syndrome has been given a £1,000 boost.
Great Aycliffe and Middridge Partnership (GAMP) gave the money to The Education Centre for Children with Down Syndrome the money.
The charity was established over six years ago and it recently re-located to the Pioneering Care Centre, Newton Aycliffe, due to expansion.
The group aims to provide a space to help the development of children with down syndrome and offers individual learning programmes to each child.
Brian Riley, GAMP co-ordinator, said: “A key priority for GAMP is to help support the local community and voluntary sector.
“The support given to the centre will help fund their running costs and allow them to provide a valuable service.”
The money has been donated from the GAMP Small Grants Fund which is managed on behalf of the GAMP by CAVOS.