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Garden sanctuary for bereaved children needs your vote
We are calling on the community to cast their vote and help secure £14,000 for a garden sanctuary to support bereaved children.
The Aviva Community Fund finances more than 300 worthy causes across the UK but in order to get the necessary funds the public has to vote and the projects with the most votes have the best chance of winning.
Saint Francis Hospice is hoping to install The Hide on its grounds where a team of counsellors will be able to work with young people to help them cope with their loss.
"The death of a parent or close relative can have a devastating impact on a child," said Pam Court, Chief Executive Officer at the hospice.
"The Hide could make a real difference to bereaved children and enable us provide even more support to help them come to terms with their loss.
"We hope the community will show their support by voting for this worthy project and ensure it becomes a reality."
The garden room will give traumatised children a special place away from the clinical atmosphere of the hospice where they can express their feelings though activities such as art, crafts, music, games and stories.
To vote for The Hide visit Aviva's website by May 30th. The winners will be announced on June 29th.