Industry charity The Light Fund has revealed the donations it has made to a number of different charities for 2010.
A wide range of charities and projects have been selected. These include Macmillan Cancer Support, which receives over £15,000 to go towards the building of a new Haematology Suite at Northampton General Hospital; Sparks, which receives £8,000 for a research project into a diagnostic tool to aid treatment of Cerebral Palsy; and The Willow Foundation, which has over £6,000 to fund Special Days for seriously ill young adults.
Other charities receiving donations include the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Children's Hospices UK, Orchid, Institute of Cancer Research, The Kusasa Project, Kidscape, Berkshire MS Therapy Centre, The Children's Hospital Charity, Wallace & Gromit's Children's Foundation and Ward S1 and Neonatal Surgical Unit at Sheffield Children's Hospital.
"The charities concerned, and the Light Fund members, are extremely grateful to everyone who has contributed so much in difficult economic times to help others," said David Scott, MD of Rainbow Productions and treasurer of The Light Fund.