We are really looking forward to our Winter Celebration and Awards Night on Friday 1st December. It is a great opportunity to share in all the achievements and personal development that our participants have made as well as giving thanks for the amazing work that all our volunteers do.
Carbon Conscious Always conscious of our carbon footprint, we arrived at the Volunteer Fair on 13th September on our cargo bike with all the things for our stall on board - including Margon's collection of crocheted animals and some windfall apples! Volunteer with us We spoke to lots of
Carbon Conscious At the Green Team we are always very conscious of our impact on the planet, and we are proud of the positive change our projects make – whether that is tree-planting to reduce carbon in the atmosphere, removing non-native invasive species to enhance biodiversity or other tasks.
Green Shoots: Transition Days Our Green Shoots programme supports young people around the age of 12-14 (S1-S3) who are experiencing challenges in their life. The programme runs during term time in blocks of 8-10 weeks and gives the young people the opportunity to develop as individuals in a safe
“this is amazing” “ great to see parents so engaged with their children” This summer we supported City of Edinburgh Council with their Discover! programme, facilitating nature play in local parks. The Discover programme is open to disadvantaged families accessing free school meals to alleviate pressures during the school
The summer holiday club week which ran from 17th-21st July was such a delight this year. We really explored all over Edinburgh and the Lothians. We enjoyed trips to the coast fossil hunting, woodland conservation work in East Lothian, a trip to Five Sisters Zoo to help with their invertebrate
At the start of the summer holidays a group from Skylarks and Green Volunteers spent a week on the majestic Isle of Eigg. Working alongside community groups and the local wildlife rangers, we cleared around the orchard apple trees to help with local food initiatives, helped in the tree
We are delighted to share that our crowdfunder to raise money for a new electric minibus totalled £4,312 (plus an estimated £395.50 in gift aid). So thank you to everyone who donated. party night with The Big Green £251.50 of the funds, which was matched by Aviva, was raised by
Penny with the Edinburgh Youth and Children's Work Strategy Document (spot the Green Team Volunteers on the cover!)written by Penny Radway, CEO of The Green TeamI was delighted to attend the launch event of this strategy at the City Chambers on 3rd May, particularly as the Green Team was well
We're crowdfunding! And the wonderful thing about this crowdfunder is that the Aviva Community Fund is match funding donations 100%. Your support would help us to replace our ageing, diesel minibus with a new electric minibus - ensuring that we can continue to deliver our vital programmes, with a