Longmores Charitable Foundation awards a grant to SPACE

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The Longmores Charitable Foundation has awarded a grant to SPACE to help fund a new playgroup in Hertford for girls with Autism and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).

The Longmores Charitable Foundation fundraises to help worthy local causes; particularly smaller and less well-known causes that are often in greater need of financial support than many of the established national charities.  Each year since 2016 the firm has been fundraising through events such as their golf day, quiz and Dress Down Friday.

This November, the trustees of the Foundation have made a donation to SPACE, a Hertfordshire based charity supporting parent and carers of children and young people on the autistic spectrum, with ADHD or a related condition.  The grant will help with the running costs of a new play group launching in Hertford in January 2020 for girls with autism and ADHD aged eight years and above.  The sessions will be two hours long and will be run after school during term-time with 12 places available each month.

On Sunday 17 November Chris Pease, a trustee of the Longmores Charitable Foundation, presented SPACE with a cheque at Skate Van Hage where over 100 families were enjoying having the ice rink to themselves.

Nichola Chaperlin, a trustee at SPACE, said “Thank you so much to the Longmores Charitable Foundation for this grant which will help SEND (Special educational needs and disability) families throughout Hertfordshire”.