Charity gets cash boost from Inner Wheel

Sue Hart, President of the Inner Wheel Club of Tynemouth, with members from the North Tyneside Disability Forum.
Sue Hart, President of the Inner Wheel Club of Tynemouth, with members from the North Tyneside Disability Forum.

A charity supporting young people and adults has received a cash boost.

The Inner Wheel Club of Tynemouth has chosen the North Tyneside Disability Forum (NTDF) has its charity of the year for 2016/17.

And they recently made a £180 donation to help towards funding for trips and summer excursions and any resources needed over the next few months.

NTDF work with young people and adults within the borough who have a range of differing needs, running social activities, support groups, projects and events with a strong ethos of something for everyone.

Summer activities include a talent-type singing, comedy, drama and dance competition with weekly heats and culminating in a final show, complete with judges and invited guests from Tynemouth Inner Wheel.

Sue Hart, president of the Inner Wheel Club of Tynemouth, said: “We are delighted to be supporting this wonderful charity and actively fundraising throughout the year to help. We always get a warm welcome when we visit and are looking forward to being guests at this year’s talent show too.”

To date, the Inner Wheel has helped with the purchase of giant Connect Four and Jenga games for use within the Shiremoor Centre, purchased T-Shirts for all the young people to wear when they perform including at their annual showcase in March and any future events.

For more information on North Tyneside Disability Forum, visit www.ntdf.co.uk