A charity that wants to build a specialist centre for disabled children in west Cumbria has raised £250,000 in just over a year.
The mother of two disabled twins is leading fundraising efforts and says building work could start as early as next year.
Hannah McNulty reports:
A mother of two disabled teenagers from west Cumbria says a charity which is aiming to build a short break centre for disabled children has raised £250,000 in a year. Dawn Raynor from Moor Row say Give Us A Break are looking at two possible sites for the building which could be built by next year.
Currently the only respite centre for children in west Cumbria is only open part-time and the charity want to build one that's open seven days a week. Dawn told ITV News Lookaround why it's so important the centre is built:
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A mother of two disabled children from Moor Row in west Cumbria has spent 48 hours kayaking around 13 lakes in the Lake District. Dawn Raynor is hoping to raise thousands of pounds towards building a respite centre for families like hers.
Dawn's charity 'Give us a break' needs to raise £1m to get the project going.