Over December, we need your support to raise £12,000 to help young people facing challenges at school, at home or in the community. Together we can give them a fresh start in 2015 - learning new skills, growing in confidence and fulfilling their potential. Here is a story about how Romsey Mill provides hope, transformation and second chances for young people:
Simon* was a withdrawn and unhappy teenager – he didn’t enjoy school and didn’t have any friends. After a home visit from Ruth Watt, the Aspire Programme Coordinator, he felt able to attend an Aspire group and mix with other young people. Through sharing his experiences and talking to others with autistic spectrum conditions, he is much more accepting of his diagnosis, and feels more positive about what he can achieve. He is more relaxed at home, and less anxious about school, and knows that he has a place where he can be himself around people who understand and like him.
TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS - help us to help Cambridge's vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in 2015:
>>> donate now via https://www.justgiving.com/Romsey-Mill-12-Days-of-Christmas-2014
>>> text MILL12£5 or MILL12£10 to 70070 to donate £5 or £10
>>> send cash or a cheque (payable to Romsey Mill) to: Romsey Mill, Hemingford Road, Cambridge, CB1 3BZ
Photos are used with permission and do not necessarily reflect neighbouring text. Names marked * have been changed.