Hertfordshire Action on Disability

Sir Galahad

Welwyn Garden City-based charity Hertfordshire Action on Disability (HAD) is adding a new vehicle to their fleet. A Mobile Equipment van will take products and advice out on the road to older and disabled people throughout Hertfordshire and beyond unable to visit HAD' s HQ. The vehicle - a VW-powered Tucana low floor bus, will also double as part of HAD's 24-hour accessible Transport fleet, during evenings and weekends.

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1059015)

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  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing

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  • Older PeopleOlder People

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The charity already run a highly successful mobile equipment service throughout Hertfordshire. Known as Ivanhoe the 7 tonne former railway maintenance lorry sells a variety of products - wheelchairs, rollators, scooters, kitchen and bathing aids. At the moment Ivanhoe is working to full capacity and a new vehicle - Sir Galahad is in the process of being purchased, thanks to funding from the local council's Transport Department. Funding from the Big Give will go towards staffing and running costs of the new vehicle over a three-year period.

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