We have to throw a lifeline to vital charities who support our city's families - the YEP says

Charities across the contry are facing an uncertain future as the impact of Covid continues to be felt.

Thursday, 10th December 2020, 6:00 am
Four-year-old Tilly West suffers from Rett Syndrome. She cannot stand upright or take a step in her home without the £3,500 walker bought by charity PhysCap.

Fundraising events have been cancelled and now they look to other streams of income to raise vital cash to sustain their life-changing services.

Among them is PhysCap – founded to support disabled children in Yorkshire.

Families like little Tilly West’s know first hand what a difference its support can make to their lives.

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The four-year-old, who suffers from Rett Syndrome, cannot stand upright or take a step in her home without the £3,500 walker bought by the 50-year-old charity.

This donation has given Tilly the greatest gift of all – her independence and the chance to play with her sister Thea.

And for families like Tilly’s, the support PhysCap offers is a lifeline.

They are already facing their toughest battle and having the charity there has helped to make a real difference to their lives.

Now it’s time we throw a lifeline to charities like this who help so many.

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