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Closed 25/03/2020

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£1,495
raised of £48,000 target by 50 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,495 to Save Real Jobs Falkirk

    Falkirk
    Funded on Wednesday, 25th March 2020

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    Story

    Real jobs Falkirk is an amazing project that The Action Group have delivered for 10 years for young people with support needs. Our funding is ending and we need your help.

    The project allows these young people to have a vision of being a worker, an employee, just like anyone else. Being able to work is something most of us take for granted. But young people with support needs require the right support to know that this can be their future.

    Real Jobs Falkirk ensures these young people get a work placement while at school, a right that every young person in Scotland should have. They help young people to think about work; decide what they want to do in the world of work and then help them get a job, do voluntary work, or attend college to help towards getting a job.

    Sadly after 10 years our funding will end at the end of March 2020. This is devastating for the current young people we work with and those who will not be supported in the future.

    When only 7% of people with learning disabilities work in Scotland, this vital project can no longer help to improve this shocking statistic; a statistic that Scotland should not be proud of.

    We need your help.

    We are fundraising just £48k to keep the project running for another year.

    Save Real Jobs Falkirk so we can keep making such a huge difference to young people with support needs. Access to employment is a human right we want these young people to have. Your support makes this human right a reality.

    Thank you

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      Supporters

      50

      • Douglas.

        Douglas.

        Feb 26, 2020

        Have been involved with Real Jobs, as a Board Member, over a number of years.A superb service from the Action Group.

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Feb 13, 2020

      • Karen Whyte

        Karen Whyte

        Feb 10, 2020

      • Stephen Quigley

        Stephen Quigley

        Feb 6, 2020

        Good luck, the work you do for these people is amazing and it would be a pity to see it wound down!

        £20.00

      • Coleen Kennedy

        Coleen Kennedy

        Feb 5, 2020

        So proud to see my nephew in this video being given the opportunity and confidence to develop his skills in the work place by such a fantastic charitable organisation. Funding removal is shocking.

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Feb 5, 2020

      • L Young

        L Young

        Feb 5, 2020

        An invaluable opportunity for so many young people. Disgusted that funding is ending good luck with campaign

        £10.00

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