Donations With A Difference is a charitable grant-making trust (reg. charity no. 1157927) that works to alleviate physical impairment, poor mental health, and homelessness in Kent. We run many events and competitions throughout the year to raise money to fund our grants. In 2019 we raised over £34K of a total £146K since our inception. With your help, we aim to continue generating grants to those in Kent that need our help.
Donations with a Difference Trustee Ella Brocklebank was delighted to meet the Bowen family following approval of their request for grant-funding in December 2019, resulting in “simply the best Christmas present anyone could have got us!”
Their request was to provide daughter Lucy, who is unable to walk, with a new Delichon Buggy which would offer the freedom to explore the great outdoors that a standard wheelchair simply could not. Lucy was born with a unique and incredibly rare genetic condition, which she was diagnosed with shortly after birth, leaving her severely disabled with complex medical needs including epilepsy. To the Bowens, as an active family who love being outside, this new-found freedom was simply priceless said Lucy’s Mum Samantha: