Project information

mini bus for kids with learning difficulties,

to raise funds for the purchase of a mini bus for young people who have learning disabilities or a barrier to learning ,vulnerable adults and families affected by disability. We deliver sports sessions, that include swimming, boccia, curling, ten pin bowling and football and other multisport.

June 2014 - June 2015

Charity information

Wear Mencap (Sunderland Gateway)

Wear Mencap (Sunderland Gateway) logo
  • Need


    transport for the kids, to assess sports, and holiday scheme's we provide


    funding to purchase a mini bus

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    buy to mini bus to ensure young people can access our services


    » group fundraising ie, raffles tombola's bag packing, stall's
    » complete funding applications

    fundraising will be done and monitored including participation by young people and families which will enable us to purchase a mini bus, there will be an increase in participation

  • Impact


    confidence with young people and families in their fundraising abilities and skills, it will increase self with individuals within the group who participate in fundraising activities, provision of the mini bus will increase participation and accessibility to all our schemes and activities, as well as enabling young people to access mainstream activities, it will also enable us to provide accessible transport for wheelchair uses.


    risks are under use of the mini bus due to staff illness, we would deal with this risk by having two additional mini bus drivers.


    by use of website, email, inbox, letter, phone, social media, and provision of a annual report

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £17,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £17,000 fundraising contribution to mini bus

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    variety club £0 Guaranteed
  • Background


    sunderland and durham


    young people and children with a disability or barrier to learning and their families

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    because we have considerable experience working with young people with a disability /barrier to learning and we have a good knowledge of the area

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Kim Sheers

    chair person on committee , fundraiser, trustee

    Lisa Metcalf

    office manager,

    Sharon Aitken

    vice chair , trustee

    Lesley Larmor

    trustee and member of committee