Canine Partners, a charity specialising in providing highly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities is running a prestigious fundraising event at the Imperial War Museum.
Guests will include Kirsty Allsopp of Location, Location, Location with an impressive list of auction items featuring a rare signed portrait of Lady Thatcher taken by Lord Lichfield.
The aim of the event is to raise much needed funds and increase awareness of the role of the charity in helping wounded servicemen returning from Iraq, Afghanistan and other hotspots around the globe, as well as raising vital funds to support the ever growing number of people with disabilities that are applying for a Canine Partner. The event is being set up by a group of illustrious volunteers, led by Lady Pearson of Rannoch and including General Sir Richard Dannatt, Chief of the General Staff, Lord Tebbitt, Sir James Cayzer, Lady Tamara van Cutsem, Geoffrey van Cutsem and several other well known public figures.
On the night there will be an auction led by the Auctioneer Lord Hindlip, as well as a silent action. Star attractions include a RAF flight for four people with 101 Squadron, a game of doubles and lunch with Greg Rusedski & David Lloyd and two weeks in India at 5 Star Hotels (worth 10,000).
Canine Partners trains dogs for two years at a cost of 10,000 to master an amazing list of skills and helps transform the lives of people with major disabilities, from all walks of life and all over Great Britain; and in doing so, helps them back into education and employment. Apart from practical skills, the dogs also enable significant therapeutic benefit, providing the recipients with constant love and companionship.
For further details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01730 716026.
Related website: www.caninepartners.co.uk