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To purchase an additional fully accessible MPV to enable us to provide transport for more elderly & disabled individuals. This service provides a door-to-door service for elderly and disabled people and helps them to access services and remain independent in the community
Charity information: Worcester Volunteer Centre
Lack of access to services withing the community for elderly and disabled residents
By providing them with a door to door service using an accessible vehicle
To raise sufficient funds to enable us to purchase a new MPV
Activities» Apply for funding, raise funds ourselves, accept donations
What success will look like
Success will be when we have the new vehicle operating in the city and surrounding rural areas
Older people and people with disabilities will be able to remain living independently in the community because they will be able to access the services they need
The principal risk is in not receiving all the funding we need to purchase the vehicle.
Once we have the vehicle, the main risk is ensuring we have sufficient funds to maintain and service it - we know we can do this through the fares and grants we already receive
We'd be more than happy for donors to visit us and see the vehicle in operation.
We'd also send regular written reports, copies of service evaluations and feedback from clients
Budget - Project Cost: £25,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £12,000 Vehicle purchase Purchase of base vehicle £12,000 Vehicle adaptation To make it a fully accessible vehicle
Current Funding / Pledges
Source Amount Donations from clients £200 Guaranteed
Worcester city and its rural environs
Older people and people with disabilities who are unable to use public transport, don't have access to their own vehicle and / or for whom no public transport is available
We already provide Community Transport for this area so are well placed to know our clients and they know and trust us
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Worcester Wheels Co-ordinator - makes sure that the project runs smoothly and efficiently
Assistant co-ordinator - supports the many volunteers in the project and liaises with clients