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Help create happy times

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For many of us February is the month of love. With the warm afterglow of Valentine’s Day still fresh in the air, I’d like to take a moment to tell you how for some of our guests a break with our charity has been more than a holiday – it has been the road to love.

I work for Revitalise, an amazing national charity that provides respite holidays for disabled people and carers. To mark Valentine’s Day, we made a video entitled That’s Amore. It is a celebration of love and affection, documenting the heartwarming story of how lovebirds Carl and Tracey met and fell in love at our Southport centre, Sandpipers.

Our research shows 46% of disabled people and carers have feelings of apprehension about being isolated and stuck in one place. That’s why we work hard to provide our guests with a truly meaningful holiday experience, one in which they are able to have fun, build friendships and most importantly, create memories that we hope will last a lifetime. We rely on the generosity of individuals to make these breaks possible.

If you would like to find out more about Revitalise and ways that you can support us, please call 0303 303 0147 or visit www.revitalise.org.uk.

Stephanie Stone,