Philanthropists donate £4,000 learning lodge to Gesher School for drama therapy

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Philanthropists donate £4,000 learning lodge to Gesher School for drama therapy

The cabin will enable children aged between five and 11 to have a safe space to express themselves.

The new £4,000 learning lodge at Gesher School
The new £4,000 learning lodge at Gesher School

Philanthropists have donated a £4,000 learning lodge to Gesher School, a specialist school for children with special educational needs in Willesden.

The new cabin will be used for drama therapy to enable children aged between five and 11 to have a safe space to express themselves.

It was donated by the UK branch of Lion of Judah, an international network of female philanthropists supported by the charity United Jewish Israel Appeal.

Karen Goodkind, chair of Lion of Judah UK said the group was “delighted” to make the donation and looked forward to hearing updates about its impact.

Gesher co-founders Ali Durban and Sarah Sultman said in a statement: “The mental health and emotional well-being of children is a key focus at Gesher and drama-therapy provides a critical foundation for this. We are hugely appreciative to have the support of Lion of Judah UK.”

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