21st Jan, 2018

Mum of disabled youngster calls for book donations to support son's 'amazing' school

Laura Kearns 15th Dec, 2017

THE MUM of a disabled youngster is hoping to give something back to the ‘amazing’ staff and children at her son’s special needs school.

Seven-year-old Ben Anker suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy and currently attends Ridgeway School in Warwick.

And mum Francesca says she wants to support the school by donating second hand books to stock its library.

She told the Observer: “As a parent of a profoundly disabled child attending the school, I know first hand how amazing the staff and children are. I would love to give something back as a way of saying thank you for all the hard work they do.

“Each week the children pick books from the library to take home and read. It is my son’s favourite night of the week.”

As well as donations of books, Francesca is hoping to receive boxes of chocolates, sweets and biscuits to make hampers for those who attend the school.

Donations can be dropped to 32 Oaks Road in Kenilworth by Tuesday (December 19). Call Francesca on 07769872910 for more information.

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