In light of the IGNITE teams’ success following their successful funding application to The Environment Now for their CGI Virtual Reality Experience ‘Pipes Away’, don’t miss your chance to apply for the next round of funding. The Environment Now is open for applications from young people aged 17-24 years who have innovative solutions to pressing environmental issues using digital technology.
VANEL’s IGNITE team are pleased to announce that they have been successful in applying to The Environment Now to fund their exciting CGI Virtual Reality Experience Pipes Away! Read on for full details about this exciting new project!
Do you know a budding musician, singer or band who would be interested in showcasing their talent at a fundraising ‘Battle of the Bands’ event taking place at Moon on the Water next month? Read on for full details and how to get involved.
VANEL’s IGNITE team recently gave their support to a bereaved young mother from Grimsby as she organised a special balloon release event in honour of babies “who are in the sky”. Twenty-year-old Uniformed Services student and mother of one, Amy Brown organised a fundraising a fundraising event called ‘Sky High’ at the Linden Homes Club last week to raise money for the Laurel Ward to purchase memory boxes for bereaved parents. Read on to find out more.
VANEL’s IGNITE team will be at Cleethorpes Winter Wonderland promoting Anglian Water’s Keep It Clear Campaign. The four day event which starts on Thursday 8th December, will include Christmas Markets, fairground attractions and the chance to meet the one and only Santa Clause. Read on for full details.
A charity five-aside Tournament is taking place next week at the Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education on Thursday 8th December from 9am until 1pm in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. Competing in the tournament will be some of the VANEL and IGNITE team. Show your support for our staff and the Teenage Cancer Trust by joining us on the day and making a donation to this worthy cause. The event has been organised as part of IGNITE by Grimsby College student and project leader Isireli Stevens. If you would like to get involved and play as part of the tournament, there’s still time! For more information, please contact IGNITE Youth Leadership Worker Lisa Anderson. Email Lisa@vanel.org.uk
Sky High: Fundraising Event for Grimsby Gynaecological Ward to Buy Memory Boxes For Bereaved Parents
A young mother from Grimsby who delivered a sleeping baby is organising a fundraising helium balloon release to raise money for the Laurel Ward at Grimsby’s Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, to buy Memory Boxes for bereaved parents. The mass balloon release ‘Sky High’, will take place at the Linden Homes Club, Grimsby, on Wednesday 7th December 2016 from 6pm until 9pm. The event is open to everyone and will give families the opportunity to commemorate a child who has been lost during pregnancy or after birth. You can also make a donation by visiting Amy’s JustGiving page, visit: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Flying-Sky-High. She has an online target of £250, enough to buy 8 Memory Boxes, let’s help her surpass this target!
Join Alex and Heather at the YMCA on Tuesday 29th November 2016 for their Thinkspiration workshop for young people aged 17 – 25, to discuss ideas for environmental projects. The event will take place from 1pm until 3pm and you could receive up to £10,000 funding to use digital technology to find innovative solutions to pressing environmental issues. Confirm your place by contacting Jenny@vanel.org.uk
Read on to find out about the IGNITE team’s World Toilet Day event which took place in People’s Park on Saturday 19th November 2016. The event aimed to raise awareness of the global sanitation crisis and served as the launch-pad for the O2 funded project Explorabubble. For more information about World Toilet Day contact Victoria@vanel.org.uk. For more information about upcoming Explorabubble events keep your eyes peeled on Explorabubble’s social media pages. Twitter: @Explorabubble. Instagram: @ExplorabubbleO2. Alternatively, email Helen@vanel.org.uk.