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How we use the funds

Funds raised by the Foundation since 2012 to 31 March 2019 total £3,730,043
Which have been spent as follows:

  • To help fund the Activity Centre’s running costs £1,335,000
  • To fund additional stays at the charity’s Short Break Centre £98,000
  • 2013/14 Lilac sensory room refit £29,000
  • 2014/15 Sensory room refits, new equipment, outdoor sensory equipment £198,000
  • 2015/16 Additional sensory room equipment £39,000
  • 2016/17 Expansion and refurbishment of the hydrotherapy pool £500,000
  • 2016/17 New sensory playground equipment £21,000

Disbursed to St Cuthbert’s Care for charitable purposes

On fundraising costs, principally the cost for the annual Foundation Ball

On Alan Shearer Foundation administration

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