RECOVERY – A CHARITY FOR MENTAL HEALTH WITH AN EVINGTON VENUE          Walk Yourself Happy with Recovery’s Sponsored Dog Walk on 19th September 2015



This group is based at Vulcan House (LE53EF) but uses Evington Park House as a venue for their Recovery Assistance dog training.

‘Recovery’ is a charity for mental health and spreads the word that people can recover from mental health needs through creative therapies. They campaign that people can recover if they have freedom from fear and freedom of choice.

In Evington Park House the group meet with their dogs on Tuesday afternoon. The dogs are trained to assist the survivors emotionally.

In our society we all accept that dogs are necessary to help blind people. Similarly dogs that help mental health survivors can also be accepted.

On Saturday 19th September, you can join a sponsored walk from Abby Park to the White House in Birstall and back. People will meet at 10am the café in Abbey Park and leave at 11am. All are welcome and your support is appreciated.

10am Open to public for refreshments and sign in. Meet at the café in Abbey Park

11am Leave for walk

1pm   Arrive in Birstall for picnics or pub meal

2pm   Set off again

4pm   Arrive back in Abbey Park for refreshments, Raffle and Prizes

5pm   Finish.

Come see the band and stalls. Also there will be a raffle and prizes for top fundraiser, youngest fundraiser and the cutest dog. There will refreshments at the start, throughout the walk and at the end.

The message is that ‘Dogs are wonderful for wellbeing.’

The campaign is against compulsion and for freedom of choice.

For more information tel: 0116 2532073 or 07581 282899.

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