OUR WONDERFUL PARTNERS

One Vision - Three Teams

PROJECT 229

Charity No. 1178577

Project 229 manages the SPACE project and it's team. Project 229 developed and established SPACE in partnership with the Early Help Team and Families First Bedfordshire (who continue to support the project).

EARLY HELP AND INTERVENTION TEAM

Bedford Borough Council

The Early Help Team were aware that there was little support for young people in Bedford who had experienced Domestic Abuse. They enlisted Project 229 to establish SPACE in partnership along with Families First Bedfordshire.
Early Help currently provide SPACE with three youth workers and the use of the youth club facilities.

FAMILIES FIRST BEDFORDSHIRE

Part of ONE YMCA

Families First Bedfordshire have been part of the SPACE partnership from the start. They currently provide a Play Therapist at SPACE sessions to support the young people.

 

OUR INCREDIBLE FUNDRAISERS

Individuals and Groups Raising Money for SPACE

KELLI LOUCH

Going the distance for SPACE

Kelli has completed both the London Marathon and Three Peaks challenge in aid of SPACE and has raised over £1500 for us. We are incredibly grateful to her for her awesome efforts!

DENNIS TAILOR

Just keeps going!

Dennis is on a mission to raise as much money as he can by cycling, walking and running his way across the globe. Recently he organised a 100 mile bike ride (following the Bunyan Trail) and walked from Lands End to John-O'Groats. We are incredibly grateful to Dennis for his dedication to raising money for Project 229 & SPACE.

GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH

A "supper" fundraiser!

Grace raised over £1000 for SPACE at their Autumn supper.

ROTARY

2020 Chosen Charity

The Rotary chose Project 229 & SPACE as one of their projects of the year. They have run a wide range of fabulous fundraisers and raised over £7000 for Project 229 and SPACE! Incredible.

THE BEDFORD LIONS

£500 Donation

The Bedford Lions donated funds for new equipment and project materials for SPACE

BEDFORD FORESTERS COOPERATIVE

229 Golf Challenge!

New fundraising and volunteering group The Bedford Foresters challenged supporters to pinpoint where member and avid golfer Chris's 229th stroke would land to raise funds for Project 229 and SPACE.

RIDGEWAY SCHOOL, KEMPSTON

Cakes for Cash!

Students at Ridgeway School developed a project to support their local community and made and sold delicious brownies to raise money for Project 229 and SPACE. They were very popular with the staff apparently!

 

OUR AMAZING FUNDERS

Supporting SPACE Financially

THE HARPUR TRUST

Main Funder of SPACE

The Harpur Trust are our biggest funder to-date and we wouldn't be where we are without them! They have funded all the essential bits of SPACE from the SPACE youth worker and staff to the snacks provided at SPACE.
We are very grateful to the Harpur Trust for their support.

PANACEA

Funded the development of the 'Green Room': A Therapeutic Space

Thanks to the Panacea we were able to refurbish an unused office at the Youth Centre and transform it into a therapeutic room for young people who attend SPACE. The money also enabled us to run therapeutic art workshops and the 'Well Women Workshop' well-being programmes for mums.

UK YOUTH

Therapeutic Swimming Sessions

We are very excited to have received funding to run 12 swimming sessions for young people who attend SPACE.

WH SMITHS

Books, Books and more Books!

WH Smiths awarded us with a £100 grant to purchase therapeutic books to be used by staff and young people at SPACE.

MARK WEST FUND:
BEDFORDSHIRE AND LUTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Therapeutic Dance and Cooking Sessions

The Mark West Fund has enabled us to begin running cooking workshops at SPACE: Youth Club! Away from the youth club their money will also fund ten therapeutic dance sessions for girls who attend SPACE.

 

Are you interested in becoming a SPACE funder?

Contact beccy@project229.org  / space@project229.org for more information!

 

Project 229

t: 01234 840880


Project 229

227-229 Bedford Road

Kempston

Bedford

MK42 8DA

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