Big Lottery Success for AVSED

AVSED Secures 3 year funding from the Reaching Communities pot for their 'Connecting Aireborough' Project.

AVSED is an independent Registered Charity working within the Leeds Older Peoples’ Neighbourhood Network.  We have secured funding through the Big Lottery for a 3 year project (starting in April 2019) entitled ‘Connecting Aireborough,’ which will build on our learning from our previous Big Lottery project, and also our learning since we moved to Nunroyd Pavilion 2 years ago.  Since our move our local presence has risen dramatically and we really have become a hub of knowledge and support for not only older people, but for the wider community in Aireborough: we see this as a key role for AVSED moving forward as we want to ensure our local older people have access to as many community and volunteer led resources as possible, and help to establish, support and/or expand them as much as possible.  We have some exciting plans around enhancing some of our current activities, new collaborations and activities, and ensuring that the Pavilion has full access to the surrounding park area so building users and local residents can enjoy the wonderful green space which surrounds us here at Nunroyd Park.  If you would like to volunteer here at AVSED at this particularly exciting time, please contact us on 0113 250 1702, or info@avsed.org.uk.  Or you may be interested in the new full time staff role linked to this funding: 'Volunteer Engagement Officer.'  Information is available via our website http://www.avsed.org.uk/WorkforUs