David Heugh becomes Support Dogs Ambassador

16th September 2015

Sheffield-based assistance dog charity, Support Dogs is delighted to announce that David Heugh has joined them as the Partnerships' Ambassador for the charity.

A former Sheffield Business Person of the Year winner, David has a wealth of charity and corporate sector experience and is well known from his work with Whirlow Hall Farm Trust, Freeman College and The Lyceum Theatre Trust. David has just completed his three- year tenure as Director of Fundraising for the Buxton Festival and is looking to bring his experience to assist Support Dogs in their future expansion programme. Although based in Sheffield, the charity train and provides specialist assistance dogs for those affected by autism, epilepsy and disability all over the UK. David's role will be to involve more local, regional and national companies in sponsorship and funding partnerships. Support Dogs is currently The Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Charity of the Year and frequently features in television and media stories showing the amazing changes that a support dog can bring to children and adults with disabilities or special needs. David said: -Support Dogs has done an amazing job over the past 20 years and I hope I can help them to get the funding and support they deserve in this region and nationwide. To find out more please contact david.heugh@supportdogs on 0114 261 7800 or visit www.supportdogs.org.uk

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