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Tweet Elite raise £30,000 for Norwood at YN Lawyers debate

Over 170 young professionals attended the seventh annual YN Lawyers event last night at the London Film Museum. The event, entitled ‘The Law v Social Media’, raised an incredible £30,000 for Norwood’s vital services supporting adults with learning disabilities and children and families in need.

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Learning Disability Week - Activities

This year’s Learning Disability Week will be from Monday 18 June to Sunday 24 June. The week is a great chance to take part in activities and raise awareness about the issues that are important to people with a learning disability and their families and carers. Several Norwood events will be taking place during the week.

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Young supporters put the fun into fundraising for Norwood

On 10th June, with the rain at bay, Norwood hosted its first combined Junior Bike Ride, Toddlerthon and Fun Day, sponsored by cycle shop Giant Radlett. From tots to teens, over 450 cycling enthusiasts took part in either a 5 mile or 10 mile off-road adventure, while under fours also joined in the fun by taking part in a Toddlerthon. The event is on target to raise £60,000 towards Norwood’s vital work with people with learning disabilities, and children and families in need.

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Norwood celebrates Patron’s Jubilee at Ravenswood

Despite the cold and wet weather, residents, staff and volunteers at Norwood’s Ravenswood Village were joined by The Mayor of Wokingham, Cllr Bob Wyatt, to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of their Patron, Her Majesty the Queen.

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Congratulations to our Patron Her Majesty The Queen, on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee.

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Charity Tax Relief Statement

Today, following negative public opinion, plans to impose a cap on charitable donations have been dropped by Chancellor George Osbourne.

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M&A Business Network raises £40,000 for Norwood

Norwood’s M&A Network has firmly established itself as a key industry initiative, providing unique opportunities to network whilst raising money for Norwood and its life-changing services. Its third event held last night raised a record £40,000, for the Charity's vital work. 130 professionals from the mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance industries attended the fundraiser at Le Meridien Hotel, which was generously sponsored by J.P. Morgan and FTI Consulting.

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Norwood Now - Winter 2016

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How we make a difference:
Laurence’s story

Laurence volunteering in Norwood's fundraising team

Now that I have time on my hands, I can give something back to the community. But in addition, it is a fun and enjoyable environment to be working in

How we make a difference:
Suzanne’s Story

Suzanne sitting at her desk

I think the best part of my job is knowing that I’m doing something that makes a difference to someone else’s life, and my role has far exceeded any expectations I had before I started. I love seeing people grow.