Charities

We support some six charities which were selected by ballot at the Annual Meeting in April 2018. These are:

 

Ups & Downs South West

Offer support and help to families, professionals and anyone involved in the care of children and young people with Downs Syndrome in the south west

 

South Somerset MIND

Provide support, information and advice to anyone with mental health difficulties as well as their family, friends and carers across South Somerset and Mendip

 

Sightsavers

International charity working to prevent avoidable blindness, support equality for people with disabilities and advocate for change

 

Medecins Sans Frontieres

International charity working across 65 countries providing medical help where it is most needed

 

Age UK

The UK’s largest charity working with older people offering help, advice and information to make the UK a great place to grow older

 

Dementia UK

Provides specialist support for families facing dementia through Admiral nurses