Get ready to make it happen in Swindon!

Phone lines open in Swindon on Wednesday 17 May at the slightly later time of 9.15am.   Please call 07799 476519 to book.  

Don't forget to check the size of the challenge indicated by looking at the key at the bottom.

 

221  Bowl me over

Challenge group size:  M

Headway Swindon

What's the challenge?

Headway Swindon provide a range of activities that assist adults with a brain injury to reach their full potential and progress towards independent living.

 

 

 

 

They would like a game of Ten Pin Bowling in West Swindon for up to 25 of their clients (plus supporting staff) during an afternoon from midday to 3.00pm.  After their game of bowling the would like a bar meal in Ten Pin.  Transport would need to be provided and they would like your team to help the clients bowl and talk to them over lunch.  

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222  Question of scales

Challenge group size:  M

Swindon Therapy Centre For Multiple Sclerosis

What's the challenge?

Swindon Therapy Centre for Multiple Sclerosis is a self-help group which exists to support people with MS, their carers and families as well as those suffering from other neurological conditions.

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They would love a quiz evening and fish and chip supper for about 40 members and carers.

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223  Life begins at fifteen!

Challenge group size:  L

Swindon Live at Home

What's the challenge?

One of the initiatives offered by the Methodist Homes Association, "Live at Home" offers services and support to help older people lead secure, independent, active and fulfilled lives.  Activities are carried out in their home or through group activities in the community.

 

They would love a Tea Party from the 1950's, a period they will remember as young adults or even teenagers.  A party with the appropriate food from this time and music to listen and sing along to. This will stimulate memories.  Up to 20 service users would attend plus staff.

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224  Let them eat cake!

Challenge group size:  M

The Open Door 

What's the challenge?

The Open Door Centre exists to make a positive difference to the lives of adults with learning disabilities, enabling them to achieve their highest potential.

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The Open Door members would like a Victorian tea party for up to 40 people. They will encourage members to dress up and the team will have to do likewise! The party should include cake stands, tablecloths and bunting, old fashioned parlour games, shove ha'penny, bagatelle, circle games, musical chairs, statues and maybe a picture quiz.   

 

 

 

225  Pick 'N' Mix

Challenge group size:  M

Swindon 10 to 18 Project (STEP)

What's the challenge?

Swindon Ten to Eighteen Project (STEP) provide a safe and supportive environment for considerably vulnerable young people aged 7 to 18 years living in the Swindon area.

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Please organise a simple trip (including picnic) during the summer to Lotmead Farm, Wanborough. The trip could include time in the outdoor play area, the dairy parlour, nature trail, small animal enclosure and a chance for the young people to 'pick your own'. All of the young people attending will have additional learning needs, including some with limited verbal communication. Up to 12 young people will be invited to attend.    

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226  Strike it lucky

Challenge group size:  L

Phoenix Enterprises

What's the challenge?

Phoenix Enterprises support adults with physical disabilities or mental health issues by providing training and employment opportunities working in a direct mail service environment. Service Users gain work based skills in a controlled and safe environment.

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They would like a ten pin bowling night on a weekday in the summer for up to 30 service users and 7 volunteers, to include two games during the evening plus food.

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 = Wheelchair accessible