Fundraising event a huge success for Southport parent and carer support group

Organisers of a local fundraising event for a Southport parent and carer support group have thanked the local community for their generous support.

Charlie’s Way is a local support group for parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs, and was set up in 2015 by local mum Emma Bullimore with the support of the High Park: Think Family, Think Community project

The group organised a fundraising event at Southport Community Centre, Norwood Road on Monday 25th April, raising over £450 thanks to the support of the local community and a number of generous businesses in the area.

Activities on the day included a cake sale and a raffle, with prizes donated by residents and local businesses including Print ‘N Gift UK, Caff Attack, Harper Hair Design, His ‘N Hers, Diana Celine Photography, Tiger Turf Carpet Warehouse, Darts Newsagents and local fruit & veg man Kevin Quinn.

ots-charlie-2ots-southport-cakefruit-vedge-ots-newsOver 40 people attended the event at the Norwood Road site, with local resident Hayley Gibson baking a beautiful cake which was generously donated.

“I am totally overwhelmed by the support I have received, and I would like to thank the local residents, businesses and supporters on behalf of our group” said Emma.

“The money raised from our event will go towards purchasing and installing sensory boxes for Norwood Primary School, helping to provide children with additional needs an engaging and stimulating learning environment”.

Local mum Gemma, who attended the fundraiser, said “Charlie’s Way started out as a parent and carers support group, but it now more like a family to everyone involved!”.


About Charlie’s Way

Charlie’s Way is a friendly group for parents & carers & young people with additional needs and disabilities.

Contact Name: Emma Bullimore

Telephone: 07340 298044



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