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Create (Arts) Limited

June 2016 | Awarded: £4,111

To support a multi-art form project for young people with disabilities. Create will deliver 12 creative arts workshops with Walnuts College students aged 18-25, to develop creativity, social skills, and confidence, whilst sharing experiences and developing new friendships.

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West Bletchley Community Belly Dance Group

June 2016 | Awarded: £1,493

To support equipment for weekly belly dance sessions, and 45 weeks of tutor fees. This keeps the class accessible to as many women as possible. Belly dance benefits general health and fitness, confidence in performance and body image, and is an opportunity to socialise.

Wolverton Lantern Festival Association

June 2016 | Awarded: £5,000

To support the Wolverton Lantern Festival. The event includes a parade through Wolverton, live music, performances by local choirs and bands and there will be a Street Market selling food and other local goods.

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Get Involved In Volunteering (GIV)

June 2016 | Awarded: £1,500

To support a project to create a garden and play area at St Francis Adoption Centre, Woolstone. GIV works with schools to encourage KS3 students to experience supported volunteering in their own community. Volunteering improves self-confidence, motivation, team working and problem-solving skills.

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Child Bereavement UK

June 2016 | Awarded: £20,000

To support two part-time Bereavement Support Practitioners, as part of the dedicated bereavement support service in Milton Keynes. This will expand their reach to bereaved families in and near Milton Keynes, to reach those most in need of support.

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Milton Keynes Museum

June 2016 | Awarded: £845

To support year 6 students from Jubilee Wood School to visit the museum for free. Many students do not speak English as a first language. Some students will have a film training session to talk about objects from the museum and their memories about coming to Milton Keynes.

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Fishermead Trinity Centre

June 2016 | Awarded: £5,000

To purchase garden equipment and a pizza oven, providing education and fun activities for children and their families. The pizza oven will educate children that fresh produce can be used creatively and immediately, as it can be used for a variety of cooking, not just pizza.

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Aspects Trust

June 2016 | Awarded: £1,100

To take 25 young people from the Aspects youth club to Great Yarmouth during the summer holidays. The Aspects Youth Club is open to all young people on the ASD spectrum across MK, where they can socialise and learn new skills.

Hindu Youth Group (MK)

June 2016 | Awarded: £200

To support the purchase of new outdoor and camping equipment that needs replacing. Previously the group were unable to take their members on camping trips due to the age of their equipment.

MK Snap

June 2016 | Awarded: £1,570

To support the hire of two marquees for MK Disability Awareness Day, one for the main stage and its events and the second for the craft and creative activities including face painting, drawing, painting, decorating, musical and play area.

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MK Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Group

June 2016 | Awarded: £3,500

To purchase replacement demand valves which are vital to Hyperbaric Oxygen. If they are not replaced, there will be oxygen leakage which will incur extra costs and leak to the chamber making it unusable. The chamber helps improve physical and mental functioning, and helps increase life chances.

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York House Centre (Stony Stratford)

June 2016 | Awarded: £127

To support the Stony Stratford Big Draw Project, to allow the event to be free so no family feels unable to attend. The Stony Stratford Big Draw Project is a community arts event run at York House Centre as part of the Campaign for Drawing’s Big Draw Project.

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