Disabled people enjoy Austrian slopes thanks to Harpenden charity

PUBLISHED: 07:00 05 February 2018

The Jumbulance Trust trip.

The Jumbulance Trust trip.

Archant

Disabled people from Harpenden have been treated to a subsidised ski trip with a local charity.

Holiday charity Jumbulance Trust took a coach of nine disabled people to Niederau in Austria, along with carers, nurses, and special instructors.

Two volunteers from The Shanley Foundation (TSF) also joined the group, since TSF has donated almost £32,000 to the charity since 2008.

Technical co-ordinators at Shanly Homes Rocio Lozano said: “I love skiing and am so pleased to be enjoying the activities with people with limited mobility, who may never have done the sport before.”

His colleague at Shanley Homes, Charlie Simon, added: “Everyone should have the opportunity to experience skiing. I’m happy to be helping and making everyone’s holiday easier and more enjoyable.”

Visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/charlie-and-rocio-shanly-group to support holidays in the future.

More news stories

29 minutes ago

Women suffering with period poverty may be given free sanitary products in public buildings around the district.

Yesterday, 19:00

The community is invited to quiz project leaders about their plans for the River Ver.

Yesterday, 17:06

A Hatfield man has been charged with possessing cocaine, cannabis, and a knife in St Albans.

Yesterday, 15:55

A near-miss over a controversial St Albans level crossing has prompted further safety warnings from train operators.

CountryPhile

St Leonard’s Church in Sandridge is holding a Harvest Festival service with farmers and their families.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Herts Advertiser e-edition E-edition
Zoo Watch CountryPhile

Newsletter Sign Up

Herts Advertiser weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards