Help make a difference

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I wonder what New Year’s resolutions people have made his year?

For those who have yet to make any, I’d like to make a suggestion.

Why not do something for charity this year and make a real difference to the lives of others?

I work for a charity called Revitalise, which provides much-needed respite breaks for disabled people and carers up and down the UK.

The breaks they take with us enable them to regain their strength and restore their ability to cope.

Our own research has shown that respite is hugely important in giving disabled people and carers a decent quality of life and without regular time off, the relationship between carers and the loved ones they care for is put in danger of breaking down. What we do is vital.

But we couldn’t do what we do without the energy and generosity of our supporters, who take part in fundraising events, volunteer at our centres and donate to our cause.

There are so many ways you can support Revitalise and you will have the satisfaction of knowing that every ounce of your energy, every minute of your time and every penny you raise will make a difference.

So go on, resolve to support Revitalise in 2016. Find out how at www.revitalise.org.uk or call 0303 303 0147.

Colin Brook,

Revitalise