County wide referrals of disadvantaged children needing holidays outnumber the funded beds that are available. This project aims to provide a further eight holidays per week and to return the duration of all holidays to seven days.
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Registered Charity in England and Wales (218063)
Historically the Centre has provided children with a seven day holiday, however in 2006, due to insufficient funding; the holiday duration was reduced to five days and the capacity for hosting twenty two children was limited to fourteen for the same reason. Funding is required for the employment of further care and house staff; to provide the necessary facilities for successful holidays; for the purchase and running of a second mini-bus and for the extra provision of leisure, social, educational needs for the holiday programme The annual required expenditure, including the initial capital cost, is budgeted at ¬£100,000.00
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