Herefordshire charity receives £500 boost from family of a child it is helping to overcome extensive disabilities (From Ledbury Reporter)
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Herefordshire charity receives £500 boost from family of a child it is helping to overcome extensive disabilities
2:24pm Monday 9th December 2013 in News
A COUNTY charity has received a £500 boost from the family of a child it is helping to overcome extensive disabilities.
The funds have been given to Megan Baker House (MBH) from the family of Vasili Kalispera – an 18-month-old who is blind, deaf and has cerebral palsy caused by Kerniceterus.
Megan Baker House chief executive, Lee Gough, said: “Vasili is an incredibly brave and determined little boy and is now able to stand, holding onto a ladder back chair and initiate steps – all helping to find ways in which he can become as independent as possible. He is an inspiration to everyone at MBH."
The Moreton Eye-based charity provides free conductive education to children with cerebral palsy and for adults with early onset Parkinson’s Disease.
For more information go to meganbakerhouse.org.uk
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