Life without Limits! Exciting new phase for local charity
The Hamlet, a disability charity in Norwich, is celebrating its 50th year by expanding its services and launching a major fundraising campaign.
The Hamlet Charity has announced that it has fulfilled a long-held ambition to expand its Adult Services and has acquired new premises on Marion Road in Thorpe Hamlet. Established by inspirational local couple Jack and Margaret Wymer, The Hamlet offers a range of services for children and adults from birth onwards, promoting integration and inclusion by breaking down the barriers that often exist for people with disabilities.
The Hamlet Charity currently supports over 500 families a year from across Norfolk and there is an ever-increasing demand for the vital services that it provides. CEO Ellie Coulson says:
‘’Families need our support now more than ever. The uncertain financial climate in the UK and increasing pressure on public services means that we are a lifeline for many people who would otherwise not have access to the opportunities they deserve. At The Hamlet, we believe that people with disabilities and complex health needs deserve to be valued for who they are and be given the chance to explore choice, communicate and unlock their potential’’
To ensure that The Hamlet can continue its important work for another 50 years and beyond it is asking for the ongoing support of individual and corporate sponsors who are passionate about making a difference. Working with local brand agency Creativity Unbound, The Hamlet is launching it’s ’50 Years of Firsts’ campaign. Founder of Creativity Unbound, Michelle Williams, says:
"We are delighted to be working with The Hamlet on their 50th anniversary campaign, one which celebrates the joyful firsts in a child or young person’s life which are often the result of months of hard work and patience during their time at The Hamlet. Whether it’s the first time a child says your name, or the first time they can put on their own socks, each achievement brings incredible joy to everyone involved. By sharing these stories, we hope to raise awareness of the charity and its role in our community, and that with support they can continue to bring joy to the lives of our children and young people for the next 50 years."