Action Medical Research – Summer Lunch

Forthcoming Huntsham Hotspot
Organsied by the Tiverton Action Medical Research for Children team

Tuesday, 9th June 2015, 12.30 for 1pm

In aid of
Action Medical Research for Children

Please join us for this wonderful summer lunch to raise crucial funds for very important cause that makes a difference to so many children and families. The lunch includes a welcome drink, surprise guest speaker and there will also be a raffle and boutique stalls fro you to browse.

Tickets & More Information

Tickets are just £25 and are available in advance. Please contact Irene on 07832 290526

Action Medical Research for Children

www.action.org.uk

Many thousands of families across the UK are coping with the relentless daily challenge of supporting a child affected by a disabling condition. Action Medical Research for Children are funding over 75 projects at leading hospitals, universities and specialist centres across the UK. They have supported some of the most significant medical breakthroughs in recent history that have helped save and change children’s lives. These are just some of the many many conditions that this charity helps to address.

Asthma: Around 1.1 million children in the UK have asthma, a lifelong condition that can cause coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness.

Brain cancer: Every year in the UK, around 400 children are diagnosed with brain cancer. Many face prolonged and gruelling treatment with surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

Cerebral palsy: Around 1,800 babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy every year in the UK.

Down syndrome: Every year, around 750 babies in the UK are born with Down syndrome, a genetic condition which causes some level of learning disability.

Heart disease: Around one in every 150 babies in the UK is born with a heart defect, a problem which doctors call congenital heart disease.

Premature birth: Over 60,000 babies are born prematurely in the UK every year. Premature birth is the biggest killer of babies in the UK.

Huntsham Hotspots

For more information about our programme of Huntsham Hotspots, where we give free or discounted use of the house and grounds for cultural or charitable endeavour please go to our Hotspots page:
www.huntshamcourt.co.uk/hotspots