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Upper Clapton disabled kids charity helps 100 more youngsters thanks to Tesco grant

PUBLISHED: 17:11 28 May 2018 | UPDATED: 17:11 28 May 2018

The accessible adventure playground has benefited more than 100 children since the grant. Picture: Paulina Sobczak Photography

The accessible adventure playground has benefited more than 100 children since the grant. Picture: Paulina Sobczak Photography

PAULINA SOBCZAK PHOTOGRAPHY

A disabled children’s charity in Hackney has helped more than 100 kids in the last year thanks to a £2,000 grant from Tesco.

The accessible adventure playground has benefited more than 100 children since the grant. Picture: Paulina Sobczak PhotographyThe accessible adventure playground has benefited more than 100 children since the grant. Picture: Paulina Sobczak Photography

KIDS, which runs an accessible adventure playground in Spring Lane, Upper Clapton, has been supporting youngsters and their families for 48 years.

And thanks to the Bags of Help grant last year, it has been able to fund five holiday play schemes to empowering disabled children and young people.

KIDS fundrasier Gurpreet Madan said: “We first came across the Bags of Help fundraising in our local store, but it was only afterwards that we realised that we could benefit.

“Each play scheme enabled up to 25 local children to attend, engage and have fun with other young people. The project has been a real success. “Our services

Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork and raises money from the sale of carrier bags.


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