MENCAP


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MENCAP

Abbreviation for:
Royal Mencap Society (formerly, Royal Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults)
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Mencap Liverpool fundraising manager, Kevin Byrne, says: "We are delighted to be bringing this exciting event back to the city.
"We're wholeheartedly committed to supporting causes like Mencap and we are looking forward to running more activities in the future to support local and nationwide charities."
Anne Malia, area fundraiser for Mencap, said: "This is the first time we are organising an event at Teesside's most famous landmark."
Frank Haslam Milan has supported Mencap for two years, through activities like coffee mornings, car boot sales and walks.
Among the Mencap Cymru employees working with young people in schools has been Partners in Politics officer Sara Pickard, who has Down's syndrome.
Caron Jenning from Mencap said: "There are 40,000 children and adults with a learning disability in Wales and this number is growing."
Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson (above) said: "Mencap in Kirklees are doing some really innovative and positive work and it was great to meet the team who are obviously very passionate about what they do, also working closely with Metro, Kirklees Council and West Yorkshire Police."
She added: "Luckily for us, and for Luca, we found the help we needed at the Mencap Nursery.
Gwen Seller, who chairs Wirral Mencap, said: "We were thrilled when we received the news.
Mencap, which supports people with learning disabilities, is the store's charity of the year.
Mencap helps support children and adults with learning disabilities across the Midlands, and fights to change laws and services.
A CHARITY auction is to be held in the region to raise money for Mencap.