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MITSUBISHI MOTORS HELPING TO CHANGE LIVES AT


NATIONAL STAR COLLEGE


Every day the staff at National Star help make a huge dif- ference to the lives of young people with disabilities. And their job would be that much harder if it wasn’t for the fan- tastic fundraising that so many members of staff at Mitsubishi Motors in the UK (MMUK) head offices have been involved in since 2010. Through the amazing efforts and dedication of all the


staff atMMUK themoney raised now totals £77,942 against an original target of £75,000. Themoney has helped the college in Ullenwood, near Cheltenham, equip one of its three amazing sensory rooms that provides a range of vital therapies formore than 200 students, aged 16 to 25. Lance Bradley,Managing Director ofMitsubishiMotors


in the UK said: “We are proud to support and be a part of the National Star College fund raising vision. Since the early part of 2010 we have raised a staggering £77,942 towards the needed facility developments. The teamatMitsubishi will continue to generate ideas and take part in challenges to help the college raisemoremoney for a very worthwhile cause.”


The three sensory rooms are packed with light floors,


bubble tubes, projectors and sound systems and can be used to stimulate or calmthe students, who come fromall over the country. Kate Green, Director of Fundraising for National Star,


said: “These rooms are so beneficial because we are changing lives with themandmaking things happen that otherwise wouldn’t happen. “MMUK head office staff and dealer staff have taken


part in all kinds of activities to help raisemoney for the college, whether it’s a sponsored bike ride, baking cakes or holding a car boot sale, and it all helps. “The college provides individualised learning to help every


student realise their ambition, from learning how to use a wheelchair or preparing to live more independently.” Kate continues: “ForMitsubishi to have been supporting


the college for five years is fantastic. There are somany unsung heroes who have been doing things in their own time every year and everyone at the college is extremely grateful.”


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