Natural Power supports Deafblind Scotland Sterling Silver Appeal

Galloway firm Natural Power is supporting Deafblind Scotland’s Sterling Silver Campaign, commemorating the organisations 25 years of service.

The international renewable energy consultancy and products provider, based close to Dalry, will donate an initial £250 to the organisation and support them with a number of fundraising events throughout the year, helping the deafblind community across Scotland.

Andrew Gibson, Deafblind Scotland’s Fundraising and Marketing Officer said: “We are very grateful to Natural Power for their support with an initial donation to our Sterling Silver Appeal and a further commitment to fundraise on our behalf throughout the year. For 25 years we have been supporting those in Scotland who live with a severe dual sight and hearing impairment and we could not do so without the valuable support of organisations such as Natural Power.”

Deafblind Scotland is marking the silver anniversary occasion by asking 1,000 individuals to each donate £25.

Their £25,000 target will be used to support specialist services and reach out to even more individuals living with deafblindness.

Deafblind Scotland aims to help deafblind people in Scotland to live as rightful members of their own communities and support contact with sighted hearing people.

The organisation also works in partnership with a number of agencies to improve the quality of life for deafblind people.

As well as making this initial financial commitment to the organisation, Natural Power’s Charity and Sponsorship Committee will continue to support Deafblind Scotland throughout the year with further charitable events and fundraising opportunities.

The international consultancy currently backs Macmillan Cancer Support through the Lap the World challenge, as well as a number of charities local to offices in Stirling and Galloway.

Shane Bermingham, Chairman of Natural Power’s Charity and Sponsorship Committee said: “We’re delighted to support this extremely worthy Scottish charity. We receive many requests for support, and therefore it is only those we believe to be the most worthy that actually receive our support. We will continue to support Deafblind Scotland beyond our initial commitment, with a number of fundraising opportunities through our Scottish offices during 2015.”

If anyone would like more information on Deafblind Scotland, or how to partner a business with the charity, please visit www.deafblindscotland.org.uk/sterling-silver-appeal/