JBD’s Wine­house ex­pe­ri­ence

The Jewish Chronicle - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

AS WELL as a pri­vate view of the Amy Wine­house ex­hi­bi­tion at the Jewish Mu­seum in Cam­den, guests at Jewish Blind & Dis­abled’s young pa­trons re­cep­tion were given a taste of the in­de­pen­dence the char­ity helps bring to its clients.

They saw a film about Marc, a ten­ant in his 30s, whose life was trans­formed when he moved into JBD’s Ce­cil Rosen Court in Bushey. They also heard Ben Doltis speak mov­ingly about his grand­mother Nina, who also lives at Ce­cil Rosen Court.

Prior to mov­ing into a JBD build­ing, she had lived in a prop­erty which was too large for her needs, “and wasn’t wholly se­cure, which was al­ways a worry as she had in­cred­i­bly un­friendly and in­tim­i­dat­ing neigh­bours.

“Then she moved into Ce­cil Rosen Court and ev­ery­thing has just got bet­ter and bet-

The young pa­trons have raised more than £320,000

PHO­TOS: MARC MORRIS

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