Doncaster charity generously sponsor a guide dog who will help a person in need

A Doncaster charity who supports the blind community has sponsored a guide dog.

Thursday, 9th September 2021, 10:10 am

The Doncaster Talking Newspaper for the Blind (DonTNB) produces a fortnightly broadcast covering local news.

Their aim is for those who cannot consume media due to blindness to be able to access the news and keep up to date with what is happening in their local community.

John Andrews, treasurer and admin of DonTNB, said: “We are in a fortunate position as a charity thanks to previous treasurers.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

The DonTNB have sponsored a guide dog.

“We thought instead of keeping money in the bank we should use it to help someone.

Read More

Read More
Hundreds of tickets sold for Doncaster Roy 'Chubby' Brown show after Sheffield g...

“So we have sponsored a guide dog and named it after Victor Hext who was a previous treasurer.”

It costs £2,500 to sponsor a guide dog.The funds go towards training a puppy to a high standard which enables a person with a disability to live a life with more freedom and autonomy.

You can find out more about DonTNB and their broadcasts here.

In these confusing and worrying times, local journalism is more vital than ever. Thanks to everyone who helps us ask the questions that matter by taking out a subscription or buying a paper. We stand together. Liam Hoden, editor.