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The COVID pandemic has turned all of our worlds upside down but for families already isolated by their difference many found themselves forgotten and abandoned in a system overwhelmed and able to meet their needs. Empathy therefore knew that to furlough the staff and close the doors was simply not an option and has been online, on the phone, the homes of every family that needed them with packs, daily activities, support visit and much more from day one. Now they need your help to survive and thrive. The music industry has been hit equally hard by the pandemic with gigs and festivals cancelled and bands separated by COVID restricts and as an industry also finds itself in dire need. With a vested interest in both the Blu Fest Team have stepped into help with a fabulous live stream on Fri 19th Feb providing both a platform to showcase young, local u and coming talent and to raise some emergency funds for this fab little charity. All of the artists have given their time and talent for free on behalf of this great cause. We know these are hard time but please give what can to ensure that Empathy for special children can continue to change the lives of some very special children and those that care for them both through this pandemic and beyond

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Empathy Empathy

A small user lead charity working to reduction the social isolation and improve the quality of life for those growing up with Autism and Additional Needs across Shropshire. Through the provision of regular, safe, supported social opportunities for the whole family, we level the playing field and ensure every child has an equal opportunity to access a fulfilled and happy childhood.

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  • Mon, March 1 2021, 3:10 PM : Homework Club happening today at 6pm!! Play leaders are on hand to support with any homework/school work that your… https://t.co/028a0Jx9xj
  • Mon, March 1 2021, 10:00 AM : Happy St.Davids Day!! Love seeing the daffodils making an appearance as it definitely means spring has sprung! Hap… https://t.co/vBm2r2CbCd
  • Sun, February 28 2021, 5:40 PM : Don't forget our new programme is LIVE! We have some amazing new sessions, new members are welcome! Just pop us a m… https://t.co/LwTc4o6qL2
  • Sun, February 28 2021, 11:40 AM : Look at some of these amazing bakes that were created at our very own Empathy Bake off last week! They all did so w… https://t.co/Du427KMXhL
  • Sat, February 27 2021, 10:50 AM : CONNECT running TODAY! A session designed for the whole family, this week we are making love spoons and daffodils,… https://t.co/hwdqCcMdE5
  • Fri, February 26 2021, 7:30 PM : We can't believe Blufest was a whole week ago! Did you see the amazing Mir speaking live about how Empathy helps he… https://t.co/F3MZIGXWbp
  • Fri, February 26 2021, 12:20 PM : We hope you enjoyed half term as much as we did last week! We had an amazing time with an Empathy Bake off on Wedne… https://t.co/8VJ8bKntJv

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