Project information

scoot-a-boat

to enable the disabled who use wheelchairs and scooters to be able to go Sea fishinfg, Pleasure trips and educational trips

November 2014 - April 2015

Charity information: Scoot-a-long

Scoot-a-long
  • Need

    Need

    to Get the disabled out and about and enjoying activities that able bodied people take for granted

    Solution

    It will give the disabled their own form of independence enabling them to do things not normally accessible for disabled people

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    to help the disabled enjoy activities not normally access able to them

    Activities

    » Scoot-a-boat

    We will measure our success by accessing what the disabled want and by way of forms and listening to what they want


  • Impact

    Impact

    It will help the disabled to make new friends and give them the ability to plan an event on water like Sea fishing Just a pleasure Cruise or even indulge local school to give them a chance to learn about disability and how it affects people and show how we the disabled deal with these problems, our success will be shown by the amount of use and return use the boat gets

    Risk

    We will have the boat specially built to accommodate the disabled and all aspect of safety have been looked into and dealt with such things as special lifejackets and radio's and wheelchair/scooter anchoring points

    Reporting

    we have a web site which will report our progress and also via face book and twitter and will sent out a quarterly newsletter

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £80,357

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      Amount Heading Description
      £66,500 boat hull motors and navigation lights
      £7,857 saftey equipment Life Jackets, Anchoring points for wheelchairs, radio, wet weather gear, fire extinquishers,
      £6,000 fishing rods, reels line and all other fisj#hing equiopment

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    knight Scientific £3,500 Conditional
    Blake trust £3,500 Conditional
    claire Milne trust £5,000 Conditional
    Duchy of Cornwall £1,000 Conditional
    gibbons trust £500 Conditional
  • Background

    Location

    the project is located in the southwest, being based at plymouth

    Beneficiaries

    the people who will benefit will be the disabled community and their carers, also veterans and army/air force and naval cadets along with school children

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are the best placed as we are run by mainly ex service personal and 99% of those who run scoot-a-long are disabled therefore it is the disabled helping the disabled. we are also run entirely by volunteers so those involved wish to be and do not have to be

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    John Seamonss

    Promoter/fundraiser, also runs the office and organises the volunteers