Reducing Isolation & Loneliness
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FDM have been nominated for the Outer South Community Heroes Event 2017 in the category Community Organisation of the Year! Also under the Category Volunteer of the year our chairman Mike Ball has been nominated
We need you to Vote for us and this can be done in 2 ways
- email your votes to email@example.com
- Or Please call Carl Hinchliffe on 0113 3785792
Voting is open from the 1st September to the 29th September
Please support us to win these awards as winning will help us when applying for funding
Project Development Co-ordinator
We have been successful in filling the above vacancy, Katy will be joining us on 4th September.
We have now added a just giving page to help raise £2,000 to provide transport for elderly people living on their own. Access the link below or you can find the link on the fundrasing page too. many thanks
The Co-Op are helping to support our charity. The link to the details are below. If you would like to make our charity YOUR cause. please go to the link below.
April and Go Ape.
On the 22 April, Gordon Fitzgerald trustee, volunteer driver of FDM, raised £150. Carole Allen raised £231 .50p and her granddaughter Alicia Wrighton raised £100 totalling £481. 50p.
Morrisons Carol’s employer run a scheme to match fund money raised by there staff for good causes this will increase our total to £713.
This money will be used to continue providing FDM services to reduce isolation and loneliness in our community. A huge thank-you to Gordon Carole and Alicia for their brave efforts and everyone who supported them, from all at FDM. Gordon’s dog was a big supporter of them but did not take part
Social Club Activities
Our September Social Club programme will be available to view on our Social Club Page soon. .
If you want to meet friends and make new ones then join us! by calling 0113 2889000 and speak to a member of our team.
We kicked off February with a trip to the Alhambra Theatre to see the our Patron ‘ Billy Pearce’ star in Peter Pan .
Our members had a fabulous time and all left the theatre with a positive feeling. here are a few of the comments:-
‘ Brilliant afternoon'; ‘ Had a positive impact on my life'; ‘ made me feel happy'; ‘ it was a good laugh, just what I needed'; ‘made me feel happy after losing a friend’
For information on further theatre trips , please call the office on 0113 2889000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional 16 Seater Minibus
September 2016 saw our new 16 seater minibus visable on the roads of Leeds. The Department of Transport Community Transport Fund provided this in order to increase our capacity and comfort for our members. Below are some of the photos of the handover. This took place at Iveridge Hall, Oulton, Leeds. Thank you to the staff at Iveridge Hall for their kind hospitality.
Details about our upcoming events and latest news can be found here.
Are you looking for something rewarding and fun to do? Well look no further:
We have now taken receipt of our second minibus. This means that we are able to spread our wings further afield and offer our services to the wider community. We would welcome new drivers to drive for us. If you would like to make a difference and put a smile on someones face. then please take a look at the link below. Right click over the link and this should open a new tab if you are unable to access the links directly.
See below one of our New Users:
Welcome to The Elderberries, they have been on their first trip with FDM. They enjoyed it so much they have booked again!
Mark welcomed us at the Hare and Hounds on a snowy morning with a lovely roaring open fire, steaming hot coffee and tea, and scones with fresh cream and strawberries. You an see some of the photographs on our social club page.
We would like to thank Mark and his family from the Hare & Hounds, Rothwell for kindly hosting a coffee morning on Wednesday 9th November. It was a huge success. mark also donated £200.00 from winning the Leeds Area Charity Pub of the Year! He now goes forward to the regional/national finals. All at FDM wish him luck!
Fund Raising Opportunity
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