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Chilly Challenge

Chilly Challenge

Inspire Suffolk's latest Team programme students have been out in Ipswich town centre last week raising funds for their community project. As a group they have had a bake sale and been busking on the Cornhill, and near the Buttermarket, so that they can begin with the project they’ve agreed on as a group.

The Team programme encourages young people to join Inspire Suffolk for a special 12 week programme which is available to those in the NEET bracket i.e. not in education, training or employment. The programme is run in conjunction with the Princes Trust and is totally free of charge to those taking part. This latest Team have decided to make an anti-bullying video which also touches on depression and are raising money to turn their idea into a reality.

Heather Egan the Team Leader for Ipswich said of this latest community project. “This group really want to get started on the video but we encourage them to raise the funds first which they all bought into. The video will encourage people to intervene and not turn a blind eye to both of these key issues.”

If you’d like more information about Inspire Suffolk's regular Team programmes or know of someone who might benefit from this kind of course find out more by clicking on to this link www.inspiresuffolk.org.uk/what-we-do/team-programme.html

Article by Inspire Suffolk

Inspire Suffolk is an independent charity that supports local young people onto a positive future through a range of engaging personal development programmes and support. This may be by enhancing their academic abilities, boosting personal confidence, overcoming mental health issues, or providing a pathway and support into further education, training or employment. 

The charity also provides sporting activities for local children and young people to boost participation, confidence and a healthy lifestyle. 

Find out more at www.inspiresuffolk.org.uk