£5,875raised of £7,500 target by 39 supporters

Weʼre raising £7,500 to fund the Phoenix Club for a year

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Time left
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Crowdfunding is the new way to raise money for a personal cause on JustGiving.


Keep the Phoenix flames burning.

The Phoenix Club is a respected social group for adults with learning and physical disabilities in Aberdeen, Scotland, that has been in existence for some 40 years.

After many successful years running in Torry, following the retirement of its long term leader Pam Gallant, in order to stop the club closing Inchgarth Community Centre stepped in with a plan to ensure its long term survival. The club is now under the management of Inchgarth Community Centre but the focus remains: to deliver social, friendship, fun and learning opportunities for the club members to enrich their lives.

The core remit of the Phoenix club is to promote inclusion, equality and confidence whilst giving the members a safe environment to meet friends.

We are looking to make people "a friend of the phoenix club" through donating to our crowdfunding appeal . Any donation will raise the vital funds to ensure the club delivers an art class and tutor, transport to allow the members to attend and to give the members a year trip to the pantomime for a special Christmas treat.

As well as getting a thank you on our facebook page and a shout out on the official Friends of the Phoenix Club roll within the community centre, every donation over £10 will be put into a draw and once a month, every month, for 2017 we will be drawing a prize.

We will also be approaching local businesses to sponsor specific parts of the phoenix club, such as the Art Teacher for a year, or to supply gifts for the raffle.

The cost of running the Phoenix Club is £5500 per year.

This campaign is being run as part of the social responsibility of ethical marketing company SM Marketing - http://www.sm-marketing.co.uk and Inchgarth Community Centre - http://www.inchgarth.org with all money outside justgivings cost going to the Phoenix Club, monies over the total will go into the clubs long term emergency account.

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  • Stuart Mitchell

    Stuart Mitchell

    14 days ago

    Stuart Mitchell

    Thanks so much for the kind donations, especially Chris MacAllister for his amazing generosity we have reached our target, thanks so much, I have increased the target as anything more we can raise can go onto the long term running of the club but thank you so much for everyone, we're halfway through the campaign and the more we can get the better, but thank you so much, it means a lot to everyone.

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  • Stuart Mitchell

    Stuart Mitchell

    a month ago

    Stuart Mitchell

    Over the next few weeks we will be posting a few videos so you can see the people you're helping with this campaign, these are Gary and Margaret showing why they love the Phoenix Club.

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  • Stuart Mitchell

    Stuart Mitchell

    a month ago

    Stuart Mitchell

    I will be running a Dr Who raffle as part of the Crowdfund, Donate £10 (or £20 for 2 tickets etc) with your name and email me on phoenix@sm-marketing.co.uk to let me know you have donated and I will add you to the list. The Prizes are a mixture of things which have been kindly donated by Big Finish, as well as some things from myself such as my unopened Light at the End Vinyl (retailled for £100), these are individual prizes, so 1 ticket wins 1 prize. I will be adding other stuff over the next few weeks as I raid my collection.

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2 months ago

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  • Ian Atkins

    Ian Atkins

    Jan 16, 2017

    Best wishes!


  • Janet  Thomas

    Janet Thomas

    Jan 13, 2017


  • Joseph Brubaker

    Joseph Brubaker

    Jan 12, 2017

    Hope 2017 is a positive one for all involved!

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Stuart Mitchell

Stuart Mitchell

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

At SM Marketing we aim to provide an ethical and environmentally conscious marketing service for companies in Aberdeen, we are working free of charge with Inchgarth Community Centre on a variety of projects as part of our social responsibility programme.

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