The Royal National Institute of Blind People received a £450,000 legacy donation.
The donation, gifted by Doreen Gough, was in honour of her late husband Derek. The money will fund three new recording studio pods and a public library engagement project. The new resources will help to improve awareness and accessibility to its library of 40,000 audio books within public libraries across the UK. RNIB has named one of the studio pods, in memory of the couple, the Gough Pod.
Head of legacy fundraising at RNIB, Lorna McPherson-Reed, said: ‘Over one third of our work is only made possible thanks to the generosity and kindness of people like Doreen. Who choose to leave gifts in their will. We are so grateful to Doreen for this wonderful donation’
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