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    Weʼve raised £185 to Run a four week summer holiday program for up to 400 disadvantaged young people aged 9 to 14 in four highly deprived Wards of Northampton.

    Eastern District Northampton
    Funded on Friday, 7th September 2018

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    Five years ago Northampton Martial Arts Academy started to run summer activity programs in some of the most deprived Wards in Northampton. Our aim was to provide young people aged 5 to 18 with opportunities to participate in a range of sport, educational and fun activities that met their needs and interests.

    This has proved so successful that last year we ran a total of 30 sessions for over 400 young people across five deprived Wards over five weeks on or around the Eastern District of Northampton.

    We worked with a range of voluntary and statutory organisations to provide young people with information and advice on a range of issues including anti social behaviour, fire safety, first aid, alcohol and drugs and relationships both with other young people and families.

    This year we want to make the event even better and reach twice as many young people. We want to provide a wider range of activities and events inlcuding a climbing wall and some fun action bouncy castles.

    Please pass this onto all your friends and contacts, it may well benefit someone you know. We only need 1000 people to give £4 each and were there. Northampton's population is close to 300,000. This is realistic

    Just to finish a quick case study from 2017.

    X was a acutely deaf young man aged 9. X was very introvert and did not speak to anyone including his direct family which caused some concern and many issues. X participated for a full week across different venues in our activities and stated "its the best time I've ever had". X's mum praised the project as she had never seen such an improvement in X's well being and emotional state. All the family noticed a significant change and this made all their lives more bearable.

    You could support someone like X and make a real difference. Please donate

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      11

      • Andre

        Andre

        Jul 23, 2018

        Every little helps here's £10. Well worth cause. Well done.

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 6, 2018

        £10.00

      • Monique Noon

        Monique Noon

        Jul 5, 2018

        Wishing you all the best with your fundraising and hoping everyone has a great summer full of activity!

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 3, 2018

      • Bodrul Islam

        Bodrul Islam

        May 26, 2018

        Keep up the good work!

      • Rebecca Bishop

        Rebecca Bishop

        May 24, 2018

        My nephew loved this last year. Great activities for kids!! Would definitely take him this year!

        £10.00

      • Junior Anderson

        Junior Anderson

        May 24, 2018

        This is a great cause as it keeps children off the streets and out of trouble whilst having lots of fun.

        £30.00

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      James Kitchener

      James Kitchener

      Eastern District Northampton

      Highly qualified youth and community worker working with disadvantaged and disaffected young people across the third sector in Northampton. This project works directly with Northampton Martial Arts Academy who have experience of providing these services over the past five years.

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