To provide 364 free residential short breaks/respite during 2011 for disadvantaged and socially excluded children from Leeds aged 7 to 11 years. The children are disadvantaged for many reasons including poverty, neglect, victims of domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse, and many more.
It ran from 12:00 AM, 1 March 2011 to 12:00 AM, 1 August 2011
Registered Charity in England and Wales (224649)
The problem that the charity tackles is the plight of young children and families in Leeds who are living in dire conditions. Young children aged 7 to 11 years are given an opportunity to enjoy time and space to be themselves within a safe and secure environment by the sea and in the countryside.
The charity will provide free residential short breaks/respite at Silverdale Holiday Centre, near Morecambe where the children can enjoy games and activities to develop confidence, self-esteem, personal skills, and lasting friendships within an atmosphere of fun and friendship.
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