We are delighted to reveal that Newlife Foundation has been selected for a prestigious Radio 4 charity appeal, which will be broadcast at 7.55am and 9.26pm on Sunday 13 December.
Newlife National Head of Fundraising, Michael Bolton, said: "The weekly Radio 4 charity appeal regularly gets 2.3million listeners, and we are delighted to have been chosen to follow in the footsteps of organisations like Comic Relief, WellChild, Epilepsy Research UK and the Rainbow Trust. Appeals in 2014 raised a combined £720,000 - so we are looking forward to being able to support more families around the UK as a result of our very own appeal."
With the appeal going out during the festive season, we'll be telling listeners about children whose families desperately need Newlife's services at this time, so it is important Newlife has the resources to help them too.
We will shortly be able to announce who will be the celebrity voice of our Radio 4 appeal, so look out for our next update in a couple of weeks' time.
To hear about the real life impact Newlife can have, tune into the broadcast on BBC Radio 4 - FM 92.4 to 94.6, LW 198 and bbc.co.uk/radio4/appeal on Sunday 13 December at 07:55 and 21:26 and repeated on Thursday 17 December at 15:27.
Thank you for my lovely new red car seat - I love travelling in it. Mummy and Daddy aren't worried anymore because I can't get out of it!
The provision of this wheelchair allows him to access all aspects of life, acedemic and social with a degree of independence. He is Acorns Young Ambassador and this wheelchair allows him to be so pro active. All of the Newlife people are working together; the application was so straightforward and much quicker than we expected.
The world has opened up for Thomas, it's a whole new world
for him,he can shop, reach up to high shelves, School says
his attitude has changed and he is more confident.
Thomas has suddenly developed, he is more outward, an
extrovert and enjoying life.