Cash gift to boost Ponthafren Association's counselling service

Published On: 20 July 2017
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The Ponthafren Association, which promotes positive mental health and wellbeing in Montgomeryshire, has recently received a donation from Mr Tim Halford who was the previous Chairperson of Ponthafren.

Tim decided for his 70th birthday that instead of receiving presents he would request donations be given to Ponthafren Association towards their counselling service. Tim's Birthday Fund has raised a massive total of £2,045 (with £317.50 gift aid). A total of £2362.50.

Association Manger Nicky Morris, said 'we are very grateful to Tim for recognising the value of our project. This amount will make such a significant difference to many people's lives and will be life changing for many. What a lasting legacy from Tim's birthday'.

Ponthafren provides a unique blend of services to address the mental health needs of its members and the citizens of Montgomeryshire in North Powys. The Association has developed two main centres in Montgomeryshire, at Newtown and Welshpool, with a satellite provision in Llanidloes in the form of a group which meets weekly on a Thursday. The centres provide a community facility that gives people experiencing mental health difficulties opportunities to find: a 'safe place'; peer support, crisis support; and access to a wide range of learning and work related opportunities.

For more information visit the Ponthafren Association website through which supporters can now donate.

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