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Closed 28/01/2017

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£235raised of £5,000 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £235 to help fund a games room at Drumbee Schoolhouse.

    Location
    Armagh, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Saturday, 28th January 2017

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    In 2009 Enable purchased the Drumbee old schoolhouse outside Armagh city for the purposes of providing short term respite for children and adults with a learning/ intellectual disability and/ or autism. This has proved to be an invaluable resource to our charity in the facilitation of our many projects and services. Whilst we have been facilitating short breaks from the premises for over 5 years now, we wish to carry out some refurbishment works to one of the outbuildings on the property in order to create an indoor games and recreational area for individuals staying at the schoolhouse that will include space for a pool table, table tennis table and air hockey table.

    We have approached several local building contractors to get estimates for the works required. These estimates ranged from £16,831 to £19,500. The works required are as follows:- New insulated tin roof & roof structure; repairs to external walls; replacement windows & external doors; rewiring; installation of heating system and associated external works.

    Families whose sons or daughters that receive short breaks in the form of residentials from the Drumbee old schoolhouse describe them as essential in helping them to continue caring. Short breaks not only support carers, but also provide an opportunity for disabled children and adults to have a break from being cared for by the same person all the time. The better the break for the disabled child or adult, the greater the benefit for the carer, who knows the person they care for is being well looked after and having a good time.

    So please help us make this dream a reality.

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      11

      • Janet Schofield

        Janet Schofield

        Jan 24, 2017

        Good luck Nigel!

        £10.00

      • Alex McCormick

        Alex McCormick

        Jan 3, 2017

      • Amy Mckenna

        Amy Mckenna

        Dec 21, 2016

        Thanks for all the support for at lest 7/8 years for beening at Enable i enjoy my experience an this is a little something to give to help for the games room :))

        £20.00

      • Simon Moody

        Simon Moody

        Dec 19, 2016

        Keep up all the good work 👍

        £10.00

      • j Clarke

        j Clarke

        Dec 15, 2016

        Let's make it happen, winner stays on!

      • Elizabeth Spence

        Elizabeth Spence

        Dec 13, 2016

        Donation in lieu of sending Christmas Cards...will be of more benefit.

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 2, 2016

        Great charity . Great work.

      About the fundraiser
      Nigel Hampton

      Nigel Hampton

      Armagh, United Kingdom

      Nigel is the Project Director/ CEO for Enable. Over the past 13 years, he has overseen the organisation’s development and growth delivering more quality projects and services throughout the Southern Trust area through a broad spectrum of projects and services

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