I.M.P.A.C.T Northeast R.I.S.E. Project

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I.M.P.A.C.T Northeast R.I.S.E. Project

I.M.P.A.C.T Northeast CIC By I.M.P.A.C.T Northeast CIC

“The R.I.S.E. Project” (Resilience and Inspirational Support for Emotions) To help sunderland residents rise above difficult circumstances during COVID 19 and long after.

Hendon Fundraising stage

pledged of £3,286
days left

Pledges will only be charged if the project hits its funding goal of £3,286 by 18 Jul 2020

I.M.P.A.C.T. North East offers counselling support for children, Young people and families who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems in Sunderland and across the North East. We have tailored our services to address the sudden rise in demand due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Using alternative solutions to allow creative access to community mental health services as and when needed.. In light of the unprecedented challenges we are all facing, through the current pandemic, we are offering proactive and vital support across our communities, including well-being assessments, food packs, crisis support, training, consultations, referral pathways and family support. All provided by our multi disciplinary team who are qualified in their specialist fields. Our support will help reduction of the number of people who could potentially need access psychological support after this health crisis comes to an end. Enabling people to feel happier with increased resilience.

What we'll deliver:

  • Counselling & emotional support, including crisis support via zoom or telephone
  • Free online training to support with anxiety, OCD and stress, includes on line group sessions
  • Food parcels & activity packs for children and young people
  • Friends Resilience program(Anxiety program) to 50 children & young people

Why it's a great idea:

* Improved mental health *Families will feel more supported. * Providing food & essentials for families in the short term *Continued support for children & young people *Reduce social isolation *Increase well-being *Provide free proactive mental health support in the community *Increase resilience across communities, *Encourage qualifications and education during lockdown. *Access to peer support community groups during lock down, increasing participation in their communities after lock down. * Free access to a training suit for support of Anxiety, OCD , Stress, Self harm and Suicide.

Steps to get it done:

  • Purchase Food & essential supplies
  • Purchase well-being activities items and resources for children & young people
  • Enroll Learners on the friends resilience course & advertise for the remaining 20 our of 50 places.
  • Purchase zoom accounts
  • If over spend purchase ISpring and upload our training courses for families , children and young people to access.
  • Pay rent in advance to retain premises, so we can support & continue face to face to increase community engagement
  • Keep stakeholders informed and work with community partners

We will do steps in our project that we can achieve based on the success of the crowd funder. Which will give realistic goals to know what we will spend your money on.

Location Hendon

About the space

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Sunderland City Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £3,286

50 - £20 Emergency Food packs - £1,000 (30%)
Friends Resilience courses - £950 (29%)
Zoom Subscriptions x5 - £599 (18%)
50 Family and training resource Packs - £500 (15%)
Other - £237 (7%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

50 - £20 Emergency Food packs
Friends Resilience courses
Zoom Subscriptions x5
50 Family and training resource Packs
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT


This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • ISpring training platform
  • Volunteer counsellors supervision
  • Contribution towards our rent and business costs to help secure our premises for a further year.

Total £3,286

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