(by News & Star, 16th March, 2019)
YOUNG people with disabilities will be equipped with confidence and practical skills to help them live a more independent life as adults.
Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons has donated £30,000 to Carlisle Youth Zone (CYZ).
The money will be used to fund the centre’s Inclusion Club, which caters for children and young people with disabilities aged seven to 25.
It will support activities including sport, beauty, dance and a residential trip, as well as practical topics such as money matters and sexual and mental health.
Lynsey Buckle, CYZ development manager, said: “Making the transition from childhood to adulthood is difficult enough for able-bodied young people but can be even more difficult for those with a disability.
“Thanks to the generous grant from Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons we can help…