Cure And Action For Tay-sachs (cats) Foundation

Cure And Action For Tay-sachs (cats) Foundation

Charity information

Cure And Action For Tay-sachs (cats) Foundation

The Cure & Action for Tay-Sachs (CATS) Foundation is the only charity in the UK which provides support to families affected by Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease.

Founded 2011

  • Mission statement

    By Daniel and Patricia Lewi. Their daughter Amelie was diagnosed with Tay-Sachs at fifteen months of age in March 2011 and at the time there was no UK based charity dedicated to providing support for families affected by Tay-Sachs or Sandhoff disease.

    The CATS Foundation’s main focus is supporting families affected by Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff whilst also raising awareness of the diseases. The charity provides a support network, respite trips and vital equipment so that a sufferer’s quality of life is as high as possible. The CATS Foundation also provides funding to the research team who are investigating a potential treatment for both Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease.

  • Aims

    Cure And Action For Tay-sachs (cats) Foundation aims to:

    • The CATS Foundation's main focus is supporting families with vital services, including respite trips, equipment and an online support community.
    • The CATS Foundation supports the research into a potential treatment for Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff and is the nominated patient organisation for a clinical trial for the diseases.
    • The CATS Foundation holds many events to raise awareness of Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease to raise the profile of the diseases.
  • Overview

    Established: June 2011

    Registered Charity Number: 1144543

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 6

    Phone number: +447766745904

    Address: 94 Milborough Crescent Lee SE12 0RW

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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