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£115
raised of £9,970 target by 7 supporters

    Weʼve raised £115 to Music Project for People with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism

    Funded on Saturday, 12th February 2022

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    Options for Life is a local charity in Oldbury, West Midlands supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism. We provide a range of community-based workshops and skills sessions from our community hubs within Sandwell for them. We focus on social inclusion, personal development, increasing choice preferences, and developing communication and social skills. We support people to live their lives to the full and advance their personal development, build confidence, and enabling them to enjoy the same rights and opportunities as non-disabled people.

    Music is the passion of our participants. The funding will help purchase musical accessories such as an analogue audio mixer, loudspeaker, microphone, headphones, multicore, portable stage, stage lights, control board and cables. In addition, we have iPads and musical instruments which our participants use in their music sessions. The funding will also support hiring a music trainer and musicians to join the sharing sessions for a year. The participants will be engaged in practice workshops with our music tutor every week at the Ocker Hill venue of Options for Life. There will also be four hours of music sessions every month by an expert professional musician. Each of the sessions will demonstrate new styles and instrumentation. Our participants will collaborate with the musician and staff to perform in our existing choir. In addition, they will have an insight into the styles and cultural backgrounds of their music. Moreover, our radio shows will feature the interviews of our participants about their experience of music.

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      1 year ago
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    Supporters

    7

    • Julie Reynolds

      Julie Reynolds

      Nov 19, 2021

      Claire loves her singing and always looks forward to the music lessons. xxx

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 16, 2021

      £25.00

    • Neil, Dawn and Charlotte Rabone

      Neil, Dawn and Charlotte Rabone

      Nov 15, 2021

      Music is so important to us and should be encouraged wherever possible.

      £25.00

    • Linda heath

      Linda heath

      Oct 15, 2021

      Brilliant charity

      £20.00

    • Lois Taylor

      Lois Taylor

      Oct 15, 2021

    • Sue Hulse

      Sue Hulse

      Oct 15, 2021

      Fabulous

      £10.00

    • Simpson family

      Simpson family

      Oct 15, 2021

      £10.00

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    Options for Life

    Options for Life provides a range of community-based workshops and skills sessions from our community hubs within Sandwell for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. Our objective has always been to ensure that each participant has choice and control over their lives.

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