SMALL STEPS LEAD TO BIG CHANGE…

SMALL STEPS LEAD TO BIG CHANGE…

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Just over 5 weeks into our renovations and the progress is startling!

Every day we see a change to the building, whether it’s the unearthing of beautiful brick work that’s been hidden for decades or creating the foundations for new innovations.

As of today we have steps in what will be our hydrotherapy pool in approximately 25 weeks’ time!  An incredible resource that will bring a huge range of benefits to life-limited children and their families, such as pain relief, increased mobility and relaxation or sensory stimulation.

If you’ve not already seen it, check out our short video of the works below or visit our Facebook for more on the plans for our beloved building.

Thankfully our support services and activities are able to continue unaffected during the building works, which we’re grateful for as we are receiving new requests for help every week. In particular, our monthly get togethers for parents and carers are thriving. The Coffee Connect, Bereavement Support and Healing Hearts sessions provide a safe, welcoming and reliable environment for Mums and Dads to share, care and chat with others walking similar paths.  It often takes bravery, courage and a leap of faith by parents to first join the groups but it is ALWAYS worth it and we feel very privileged to see, hear and feel the difference made by our peer support activities.

And finally for this month’s news, would you like to win a holiday to any of Manchester Airport’s 210 destinations to the value of £2,300?  Or one of the 22 runners up prizes of a bottle of Champagne?

‘Challenge 23’ ends Thursday, 2 May 2019 so please ensure you enter ASAP.  Each entry to the random prize draw costs £5 and all proceeds are received directly by Reuben’s Retreat – thank you Manchester Airport!  The winner and runners up will be drawn on Friday 3rd May 2019 and notified shortly thereafter.

https://localgiving.org/fundraising/Challenge23/

Good luck!

OTHER NEWS…

SUNDAY, 19th MAY 2019

Join us for our 7th Great Manchester Run (10k or Half Marathon plus Mini & Junior runs for kids)

https://www.facebook.com/events/303670263663997/

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, 22nd / 23rd JUNE 2019

Family fun in Anglesey including 2 coastal walks, a night’s camping (with dinner & breakfast) plus fabulous entertainment!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2563396230343015/

 SUNDAY, 9th JUNE 2019

Run round and round for Reuben at Lyme Park Ultra Relays!

https://www.facebook.com/events/553998958453752/

THANK YOU!

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