Investment project code: 95
Group Information (where you are based, number of members, normal group activities etc…): Golden Friendships community halls, 18 Nairn place, Dalmuir G81 4AU. We have 310 members and roughly 200 pensioners attending our Loneliness clubs. We run afternoon teas, dinners and entertainment days for our pensioners and our friends with additional needs. We run disability fun days with karaoke, fitness, dance arts and crafts and drama. We will this year be opening the worlds first wheelchair entertainment venue.
What will you use the money for?: The money will be put towards a changing places toilet that will allow us to run the worlds first wheelchair entertainment venue. We can then cater for 50 wheelchair users and 50 companions at any given time.
Who will benefit from this money?: Wheelchair users their companions and their families will benefit from the use of the CPT and will allow them to use the bathroom and get the comfort and dignity they deserve. No longer will our friends in wheelchairs need to be put on the floor to get changed or washed. This will make all the difference in the world.
Proposed on behalf of: Golden Friendships - £5000