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Networking Event

30 November 2018

Grace House North East

Join us for our last networking event of 2018 where Chief Executive Victoria Brown will update you on what has happened during 2018 and our vision for the future. Then hear from our new Corporate Fundraiser Laura Jane Forbes who will share our exciting plans for 2019 and how your business can get involved!

There will also be a chance to network over breakfast, make new connections and make a difference. 8am - 10am

For more information or to register your place click on the link below or email Laura on lf@gracehouse.co.uk or call 0191 435 2085.

We look forward to welcoming you to Grace House.

 

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Paralympian Matt Wylie MBE announced as Grace House Patron
13 November 2018

Grace House is delighted to announce that Paralympian Matt Wylie MBE has become a Patron of the charity.

Matt is a local lad, born and raised in Sunderland who has cerebral palsy and underwent a series of operations between 2004 and 2007 after a tumour was discovered on his leg. Following medical advice he took up swimming as part of his recovery. After success in the European Championships in 2014 and 2016 he then went on to win a Gold Medal in the Men's 50m Freestyle S9 competition at the Rio Paralympics in 2016.

Matt met with Victoria Brown, Chief Executive at Grace House and was so impressed with the work that was done here that he agreed to support the charity by becoming Patron.

Victoria said “Matt is an inspirational figure and has demonstrated what can be achieved through his courage, determination and hard work. Therefore, we are delighted that Matt has agreed to become part of the Grace House team and support us as a Patron. Everyone at Grace House is very excited to have him on board”

Matt said “I am happy to support such vital work in Sunderland. The charity aims to help children with complex disabilities and their families. Seeing the amazing facilities that Grace House provides, is proof of the dedicated work of all involved.”

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