/Case studies

SambaYaBamba

SambaYaBamba Youth Street Band is a carnival style, brass and drums project that was born in 2016, welcoming young folks aged 11-25 of different backgrounds from all over Glasgow and beyond. In less than three years, the 40-strong collective of percussion and brass have gone from strength to strength, performing extensively in public, from street [...]

By |2019-02-08T10:18:33+00:00February 8th, 2019|Case studies|0 Comments

Reconnections

Reconnections is a service to reduce loneliness and social isolation in Worcestershire, led by Age UK Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Reconnections works with a number of brilliant local partners, that cater for everyone. From befriending to boules, lunch clubs to libraries, pubs to pets! They are also supported by a number of amazing volunteers, whose commitment, friendliness and [...]

By |2018-03-29T12:41:17+00:00March 29th, 2018|Case studies|0 Comments

Centrestage

Centrestage was opened in Kilmarnock in 2006 by Fiona McKenzie & Paul Mathieson without public or grant funding and operates with the ethos that anyone - regardless of age, background or experience – can gain life changing social benefits through active participation in the arts, particularly music, drama and dance. In 2017, Centrestage now delivers projects [...]

By |2018-03-29T12:40:49+00:00March 29th, 2018|Case studies|0 Comments

Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre

Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre started out as the Junction in 1994 and aiming to help signpost adults with learning disabilities to help and advice, the organisation quickly developed to meet the needs of this group by providing day-services and education to promote independence. In 2010 the organisation changed its name to Harrogate Skills 4 Living [...]

By |2018-03-29T12:40:24+00:00March 29th, 2018|Case studies|0 Comments

Beat

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. Since 1989 they have been providing support to people suffering from eating disorders, their friends and families, and other caregivers, and working to raise awareness and understanding of these serious mental illnesses. Beat’s vision is an end to the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. They run [...]

By |2017-03-06T13:23:47+00:00March 6th, 2017|Case studies|0 Comments

Unforgettable.org

Unforgettable is a company set up to provide products, advice, and a supportive community to help all those affected by dementia. The story of Unforgettable was first conceived when founder James Ashwell was caring for his own mother, who had frontotemporal dementia. He found that he and his family struggled to find a range of [...]

By |2019-02-04T16:39:07+00:00November 10th, 2016|Case studies|0 Comments

Oomph

Oomph! is an award-winning social enterprise dedicated to transforming the quality of life of older and vulnerable adults through exercise and activity provision. Oomph! provides training, support and services to empower anyone working with these groups to deliver a 360 degree approach to mental, physical and emotional wellbeing, proving our impact every step of the [...]

By |2019-02-04T16:39:07+00:00November 9th, 2016|Case studies|0 Comments

Teens and Toddlers

Teens and Toddlers is a leading youth development charity that helps young people develop the essential life skills and self-confidence they need to succeed in school and beyond. The charity runs an educational programme aimed at young people who are disengaged or struggling at school in disadvantaged areas. School pupils (aged 13 to 17) develop [...]

By |2019-02-04T16:39:10+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Case studies|0 Comments