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CHARITY INFORMATION

Over £63,000 has been awarded to a number of Spurs’ nominated charities over the years as a result of the ‘Live the Dream’ events at White Hart Lane. These include:

•    Tottenham Hotspur Community –to provide a multi-sport coaching programme to Primary Schools in the Borough of Barnet. Gary Broadhurst, Area Co-ordinator was delighted with the grant stating, “Tottenham Hotspur Community has been able to deliver structured football sessions to over 600 6-11 year olds in 30 of Barnet's primary schools. Whilst doing so, teachers and teaching assistants have greatly benefited from supporting and observing during these sessions in order to continue the professional delivery once THC coaches have finished the programme."

•    Kidscape – Kidscape is the first charity in the UK established specifically to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse. They received £11,750 to help run a programme of  "Zap Assertiveness" training sessions for children and young people who have been severely bullied, and their families

•    Haven House - Haven House Foundation provides short term respite care, and hospice care, for children aged 0 -19 years who have a life-limiting or life-threatening condition. They received £9,504 over three years towards purchasing toys and play equipment including a swing for an outdoor play area for children with physical disabilities.

•    Heal Cancer Charity - provides services to help people living with cancer, including aromatherapy massage, reflexology, counselling and information. They received a grant to help fund a programme of cancer research covering new developments in drug administration.

•    ORBIS -ORBIS works to eliminate avoidable blindness in the developing world. They received £8042 over 2 years and this helped fund an eye care project in Ethiopia. Siobhan Jordan, Head of Fundraising, was delighted with the success of the project. "Training of Community Health Workers and other healthcare Professionals exceeded expectations, and over 700,000 schoolchildren have been screened for trachoma and refractive error. This project has made an enormous difference to the lives of many individuals and communities in this area of Ethiopia. Thousands of people have received treatment for trachoma and trichiasis allowing them a life free from pain, as well as a return to independence."

•    Cancer Research UK – Cancer Research is the UK’s largest charity dedicated to cancer research. They received 2 grants helping fund research in DNA repair & skin cancer.

•    Princes Trust - the UK charity that helps young people overcome barriers and get their lives working, received a grant to help fund a football development programme for Haringey Youth Service.