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Milton Keynes Irish Welfare Support Group

November 2018 | Awarded: £1,074

To fund an outing to Wicksteed Park for the Christmas Show, a lunch and an afternoon tea for group members in Bletchley and surrounding areas. This Christmas outing provides an opportunity for the members to celebrate with their friends.

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Jo's Hope

November 2018 | Awarded: £1,314

To fund specialised yoga classes to help those who are recovering from and undergoing cancer treatment. The classes are intended to help participants manage their treatment side effects and to help build up their strength.

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Empower4Success

October 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund an employability workshop for young people aged 16 – 24 from within Milton Keynes. The workshop will improve attendee’s knowledge, skill set and also help to increase their self-confidence which will help them get into further education or college.

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Milton Keynes Christian Foundation

October 2018 | Awarded: £1323

To fund the training of young people to learn vocational, employability and life and social skills through growing fruit, vegetables and plants and looking after small animals at the Urb Farm in Wolverton.

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Igbo Union Milton Keynes

October 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund a Christmas event to tackle isolation and also to promote integration with the Igbo/Nigerian community in Milton Keynes. The event offers the opportunity for people to meet and enjoy food and dance, while the children can meet Santa and receive presents.

Worktree

October 2018 | Awarded: £1476

To fund a 6 week careers workshop for young offenders at Oakhill Secure training centre. The workshop will see 30 employers from a diverse range of businesses, who will talk about their own career paths and introduced the attendees to occupations that they may not have thought about before.

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Kids Cancer Charity

October 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To help fund week-long holiday breaks in mobile homes on the Welsh coast for families from Milton Keynes with children and teenagers with cancer. The break will offer a chance for families to spend quality time together in an environment where they can relax.

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Human Story Theatre

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund a performance of ‘Connie’s Colander’ in Milton Keynes Library. The show focuses on the evolving relationship between a mother and daughter whose lives are affected by Alzheimer’s.

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Access Ambassadors CIC

September 2018 | Awarded: £4714

To fund a pilot project that will provide deaf awareness sessions for groups across the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to explore the issue of accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing people.

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Milton Keynes Museum

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund the 'HERstory' exhibition at Milton Keynes Museum representing women's lives, experience and history as part of the celebration of 100 years of Suffrage.

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Careers Action

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the materials that would be needed to develop mini guides that will help people who are seeking new employment or are looking at changing their career; often following redundancy.

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ReachOut Youth

September 2018 | Awarded: £15000

To fund weekly school/evening sessions for secondary schools in Hackney, London. The programme focuses on developing character strengths and improving social confidence to help the children succeed.

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