Peterborough charity supporting families with disabled children makes urgent fundraising appeal
After celebrating its 10th year of helping to change lives, Little Miracles now faces an uncertain future. The Peterborough-based charity is now appealing for financial help so it can continue to help families with children with disabilities.
At the moment the charity faces a “tricky situation” as the Government grant only pays 80 per cent of the wages of staff if they stop working. This would mean a lack of support for families, so staff voted unanimously to continue supporting the families in any way they can.
The charity’s CEO Michelle King said: “I am desperately hoping that some government guidance will come out as soon as possible but I am so proud of how the community have rallied in the last 24 hours.
“But I am worried about how long money will take to reach our accounts in light of most of the grants looking like they will start coming in June.”
Volunteer Lauren is urging people to help so families like hers will not miss out. She said: “Without Little Miracles, and the people who donate counselling, the centre wouldn’t be possible and I do not know what would have happened to me.
“Little Miracles have been a lifeline for my family.”
To donate to Little Miracles Peterborough, visit: https://www.facebook.com/donate/631687361017459/.