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June 04, 2023

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Davisons Law donated over £6,000 to Sense UK, a national charity with a local presence

Davisons Law are happy to announce that Sense UK were chosen to receive a generous donation accumulated by the law firm during 2022. The leading law practice have now donated over £6,000 to the local charity, who help thousands of people who are deafblind or who have complex disabilities, to develop new skills, communicate and experience the world.

The donation marks a significant milestone in the firm’s year-long charity drive, a goal committed to donating over £10,000.00 to charities that directly support the local communities in Birmingham and Warwickshire. Having recently participated in fundraising activities for A Child of Mine, The Lily Mae Foundation and The Children’s Trust, fundraising efforts for local charities remains a priority.

Claire Hogarth, Practice Manager said. “We chose Sense as we are aware that they have a local Hub Centre in Selly Oak, which provides a wide range of services for those with disabilities.  With their goal being to support 30,000 people living with disabilities by 2026, Davisons Law are proud to be able to contribute and are keen to arrange future fundraising efforts to help Sense achieve this goal.”

Nesheela Nazir, Director of Davisons Law, explained that “We are extremely proud to be donating over £6,000 to Sense UK. The help that they provide for children and families is incredible. After receiving a tour of the local Hub in Selly Oak, it was great to see the wide range of facilities which are available to those who need it.

It was also inspiring to be able to see the activities made available. The spaces around the Hub have been carefully thought out and specially designed to make arts and sports accessible for those who are facing barriers in everyday life. The Centre provides opportunities to get involved with Arts and Crafts, Music, Holiday Experiences, Dance Classes, Sports and ensure a safe Community space with a personalised approach to support people of all ages – we wish to say a huge thank you to Carl for showing us around.”

About Sense UK
Carl Williams, Community Fundraising Manager from Sense UK said “Support from local businesses is vital for us to be able to offer the range of support that we do for people with disabilities. We are truly thankful to Davisons Law for this really generous donation and look forward to working with them even closer in the future following this visit.”

Sense UK is committed to ensuring every child and adult who is deafblind or who has complex disabilities has opportunities to live fully. The charity is determined to provide a place where everyone belongs, where difference is valued, and where no one is left out.

Sense UK is there for people at all stages of life and are keen to help to open doors to new opportunities and experiences. From helping babies and children with disabilities get the right attention at early stages of development, to helping 335 adults in their residential and supported living services to return to their lifestyle of choice, post-lockdown; Sense provides support for all ages.

The charity provides free and impartial information about living with complex disabilities including deafblindness. Sense are available from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday and can be contacted on 0300 330 9256 or via email at info@sense.org.uk.

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