Children with additional needs and their families across Leeds
will continue to benefit from vital physiotherapy and support thanks to a grant
from the Yorkshire West Riding Freemasons.
The generous grant of £6,000 to SNAPS (Special Needs and
Parent Support) Yorkshire will help to fund hydrotherapy and swimming lessons,
rebound therapy (physiotherapy using a trampoline), structured play and support
for children with additional needs and their families.
SNAPS was formed by a group of parents in 2004 to meet a gap
in provision and continues to deliver regular physiotherapy that can often be
difficult or expensive to access out of two sites in Leeds. Alongside
hydrotherapy and rebound therapy, SNAPS offers an inclusive and supportive
environment that welcomes the whole family, helping families to support one
Jenny Sellers, Community Fundraiser for SNAPS, said: “We are
so grateful to the Yorkshire West Riding Freemasons for their generous grant.
SNAPS does not receive statutory funding for the work we do, so the generosity
of groups like the Freemasons is essential to help us deliver our fantastic
Michael Holmes from Yorkshire West Riding Freemasons said: “We are very pleased to be able to help SNAPS who do such an outstanding job helping children with additional needs and their families access physiotherapy and support.”