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2019/20: Reuben’s Retreat

2019/20: Reuben's Retreat

Reuben’s Retreat is a small charity based in the North West that supports families bereaved of a child and families of children with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition.

The charity’s all-purpose centre addresses the social and emotional care needs of children, siblings and parents. Their support includes talking therapies to improve emotional health, activities and coping mechanisms to improve physical and mental well-being, support groups that encourage peer networks, as well as play sessions, memory-making activities and respite breaks.

Reuben’s Retreat is there for families like Carla’s, who’s 6-year-old daughter, Keira, has a rare and degenerative genetic condition, with a range of complex symptoms. Their programme of support has included one-to-one counselling, family therapy days, fun activities, day trips and much more. Carla told the charity:

Global’s Make Some Noise is proud to support the charity’s ‘Championing Children and Young People’ project which provides a full programme of activities for children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions, their siblings or bereaved family members.

These activities will be delivered by Youth Workers through a range of creative zones –  including sensory, play and chill-out areas, as well as through a hydrotherapy pool at the charity’s new multi-functional centre.

With your help, we support this project and many more across the UK.



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