We would like help with community and youth support in our area. Tracey and I head up Vector Group Charitable Trust and would love to see some backing for youth projects and initiatives.
http://www.vectorgroup.org.nz(External link) We support, Alt Ed, TPHS, CACTUS, Chaplaincy in Schools and have initiated a Youth Creatives Center on main street of Te Puke called The Loft, after School table tennis, pool table, games area, film and photography workshops, Pop-Up Ball shop to aid students in acquiring outfits, starting a youth led op-shop, doing 48 hour film comp with youth, launched Te Puke directory, launched online Business forms management tool. Business to youth mentoring and working with Dale Williams to implement strategic youth initiatives. We need help and financial support. We have received NO applied for funding and have done and are doing all of the above.
We need a hand up to begin one of our projects which will enable us to be sustainable without relying on funding.We have also engaged in research, surveys and are community and youth informed. Our why, what and how is informed by our every day engagement and research.Please consider supporting youth initiatives in Te Puke and investing in those who are engaged in such projects. Belonging is a huge cry in this town.
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