Project information

DAZL Spooky Fundraising Weekend 2017

DAZL dancers & families will be part of a fundraising weekend. Dancers will take part in a Halloween DanceAthon on Sat 28th Oct & some Parents will take park in Spooked-Out 5k race on the Sun 29th Oct 2017 at Woodhouse Moore. You can enter the race via this link

September 2017 - October 2017

Charity information: Dance Action Zone Leeds (DAZL)

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  • Need


    To raise funds to support the various community programs where we had funding shortages and to ensure we reduce as many barriers to provision as possible.


    DAZL is committed to not only working in areas of deprivation but also to reducing barriers to families where funds/ transports/ other costs or lack of representation that reflects them. DAZL is comment to supporting Looked after Children, Children with a disability and children from deprived Leeds. The funds raised will support these young people to attend sessions/ holiday provision at Low Cost/ No Cost, pay for equipment/ costumes/ t-shirts also to support wider opportunities.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Raise funds to support the DAZL City-wide Inclusive Community Provision


    » Community sponsored Halloween DanceAthon on Saturday 28th October 2017, 9.30-12.30 at the South Leeds Youth hub
    » Parents will take part in a Couch to 5k course leading up to Spooked-Out 5k race on the Sun 29th Oct 2017 at Woodhouse Moore.

    We have a fundraising target of £1000

  • Impact


    From been involved in this project the young people will have better health and wellbeing. They will gain a passion for dance and transferable skills which they will assist them in the future. They will also have a greater social network of friends and have gained new creative/ cultural experiences. We will demonstrate this impact through both digital and more traditional case studies.


    We will minimise all risks by insuring everyone participates.


    We will report via social media also blogs via DAZL website and our partners ensuring we gain as much coverage as possible. We will also inform people/ supporters/ donors via our Mailchimp email system and publish the success in our annual review.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £2,850

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      Amount Heading Description
      £300 Dance Classes 10 week of dance classes
      £1,700 Transport Transport to event
      £250 1 Set of poms
      £600 t-shirts 100 t-shirts

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Benifit £1,000 Conditional
  • Background


    Areas of deprivation across Leeds


    250+ young people/ families from deprived Leeds will benefit from this project

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    With 17 years experiance of improving the mental and physical health of children and young people aged 3 – 19 years, particularly girls, through dance as physical activity in disadvantaged communities of Leeds. We also reduce health inequalities, improving the health and wellbeing of children, young adults with disabilities up to 25 years, families and the wider community throughout Yorkshire through asset-based community dance and wider dance opportunities. This is why we are best placed.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Ian Rodley

    Director Of Organisation