Weʼve raised £560 to continue to deliver our on going projects by walking The Cleveland Way, 110 miles from Helmsley to Filey in 7 days, starting 23.09.17.
- Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
- Funded on Friday, 24th November 2017
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RECIPE is a community project started in April 2011 by my partner Stacey and Myself. Drawing upon several years of experience developing and delivering a successful Peer Support Service we continue to offer support to vulnerable people with Addiction issues and to provide food for the homeless and poorly housed.
Middlesbrough’s homeless problem is well recognised and with biting benefit cuts and people being sanctioned for minor infractions of policies we see an ever increasing need to provide food and support.
We have developed simple and sustainable projects that are delivered for minimum costs by our volunteers. Projects include The Friday Food and Support Group, The Recovery Nature Walks, Camping and attendance of Recovery events.
We have been delivering food to the homeless for 6yrs and from the Middlesbrough Community Church on Clifton St for over 3yrs. We feed 40 to 50 people every week with a wholesome nutritious meal, we welcome them with a smile and show them love and respect which allows them to feel valued. Our support group is growing and we feel that it is an invaluable intervention in supporting people to change as well as an excellent opportunity to develop new friendships and social networks.
RECIPE also offers a guided walk in nature every Sunday providing clothing, boots, transport and a packed lunch this has been running for many years and has been very successful. Nature has a very calming influence and allows people to feel safe and relaxed. It is also an excellent form of exercise, helping to build fitness and create an appetite.
We have an incredible team of passionate Volunteers including many who have been grateful recipients of our support who have then gone on to achieve recovery themselves and join our dedicated team. We call this visible Recovery and it is a tremendously powerful motivating factor for other people seeing this, it provides them with inspiration and belief that they can get into recovery and change their lives too.
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- 1 year ago
Recipe for Recovey1 year ago
We would like to thank all the people who have donated to our Sponsored walk, as many of you know we couldn't do what we do without the help and support from the community. We would also like to thank our dedicated volunteers who give up there time every Friday - Babs, Natalie, Colin, Alan, Glen, Jodie & Chris. We would also like to thank Rockliffe Hall for the continued help and support every fortnight - Andy, Myckala, Eamonn, Amy, Katie and the rest of the staff that have helped. Thank you, Lawrie & Stacey X
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Oct 4, 2017
Congratulations both of you, one less tenner for me in these times of austerity to help people out who really know what it feels like is best way I can spend that tenner. Well done, keep it up x :-)
Sep 30, 2017
Well done you are doing a tremendous work keep up the good work
Sep 29, 2017
Well done guys. Keep fighting the good fight x
Sep 29, 2017
Fantastic achievement Stacey and Laurie! Xx
Sep 29, 2017
After all that hard work can't have you not reach your target...Now you've passed it 👍Amazing, well done you too xx
Sep 29, 2017
It really is amazing what you're both doing for others!!! Xxx
Claire & Dean
Sep 27, 2017
I hope you raise lots of money for your fantastic cause! X
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Recipe for Recovey
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Recipe for Recovery seeks to empower individuals seeking recovery to achieve sustainable change in their lives by providing opportunities to participate in and contribute to positive experiences that will develop confidence, self worth, peer friendships and social networks.