That headline sounds dramatic, doesn't it? But I don't apologise. These are dramatic times, for many other charities and for Othona. You may well have been wondering how we'll weather the storm.
Today I'd like to offer you a broad brush picture of Othona's finances. For everybody who cares how we'll survive - and if we will.
I've checked this for accuracy with our treasurer and chair of trustees, but this is my own overview - not an accountant's report.
The briefest summary of all goes something like this:
1. In the last nine months we've spent more than half our reserves in improvements at our two centres in Essex and Dorset. (Watch the video below to see what's been happening here at West Dorset!)
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