Archive: November 2014

Boost for charity using people’s creativity and unwanted items to help patients

November 28, 2014

An exciting charity project that brings hope and skills to young people and raises money to support those living with rare genetic conditions received one of the first grants from the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation on Wednesday 19 November. The Peckham-based ALD Life is a patient support group and registered charity for patients and families […]

Rehab music therapy project receives one of the first Care UK Wellbeing Foundation grants

November 25, 2014

Beckenham-based music therapy project Two Different Roads, which uses music and dance to help people recovering from drug and alcohol abuse, is among the first groups to receive a grant from the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation, which was formed earlier this year. The grant, for £1,800, was presented to project founder Jim Smith, by foundation […]

Brighton band bang their own drum thanks to Care UK grant

November 21, 2014

A Brighton carnival arts group that promotes inclusivity for people with special needs and helps to develop a passion for music is to receive a £2,000 grant from the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation. The grant, the first presented by the foundation to a project in East Sussex, was presented to Unified Rhythm by board member […]

Boost for Lincolnshire group helping people hit the high notes

November 18, 2014

A long running, barber shop chorus who support people to learn to sing, whatever their background or ability, has received one of the first local grants from Care UK’s Wellbeing Foundation. Each Tuesday up to 40 members of the Harmony Lincs Barbershop Group meet at the Bishop Grosseteste College to sing four-part harmonies. The group […]