Castle Furniture Project

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The project urgently needs to replace our two vans that pick up furniture and household goods which are then redistributed to those in need in our community. Whilst both vans have served us well they are becoming unreliable and costly to maintain.

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It ran from 12:00 AM, 7 December 2009 to 11:59 PM, 11 December 2009

Registered Charity in Scotland (SC022079)

Check mark Match funded

Campaign target

£28,000

Donations

0

    Categories

  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Environment/ConservationEnvironment/Conservation
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • OtherOther

    Helping

  • Children (3-18)Children (3-18)
  • Older PeopleOlder People
  • Women & GirlsWomen & Girls
  • Young People (18-30)Young People (18-30)
  • OtherOther

Location

Situation

The object of the Charity is to promote the welfare of people with a mental health illness and to relieve poverty and distress among residents of Fife. To meet these objectives the charity seeks charitable donations and redistributes re-usable household goods to people in need helping them to establish a more stable, healthy and independent lifestyle, whilst reducing landfill waste. Provide support and therapeutic work placements to those recovering from a mental health illness. (24 people) Provide training opportunities and work placements to enable local unemployed or disadvantaged people to re-enter the labour market and regain self worth in the process. (42) Provide opportunities for volunteers to play a part in the community. (22) Provide work placements for those on a community service order. (12) The cost of a new van is £25,000 each and we are looking to local business and individuals to help us raise funds through the big give.

Solution