Sarah Wheatley, chairman of Sussex Ups and Downs is pictured with co-worker Lisa Marr and children Izzy and Clara. Uckfield Lions have donated £500 to the organisation.

Uckfield Lions’ donation will help Down’s Syndrome speech therapy group

Uckfield Lions have donated £500 towards the costs of running a speech therapy group to help children with Down’s Syndrome.

The money has been given to Sussex Ups and Downs which offers weekly speech and language thereapy to children aged from six months to teens, who have Down’s Syndrome.

Support and advice is also offered to parents and carers on all aspects of raising a child with Down’s Syndrome.

The organisation relies on funding through grants, donations and fund-raising to continue providing the service to children and families.

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