The Rangers Charity Foundation provided unique free football sessions for Visually Impaired young people. We created a positive social environment for both the young people and carers to have fun and/or take a break from their caring role.
Autism Friendly Football allowed young people on the autistic spectrum to come together once a week to make friends, build confidence and have fun.
The sessions took place at Pro Soccer Newton Mearns every Wednesday for young people between 6-16 years old.
We delivered weekly group and individual remote music sessions, 3 days per week over a period of 5 weeks for autistic children and young people. A number of short videos were created and a podcast.
We delivered a day-long online Camp in the Cloud family camp on Saturday 30th August which served 11 children living with serious illness, and 27 of their family members from Scotland. We brought fun, respite and connection to families at a time of crisis.
Mind Moves provided a series of initiatives to support people to calm and reset their minds, moving into a more positive and relaxed headspace whilst enjoying activities with others.
Siblings & Young Carers Camp 2020 was a virtual camp experience for 48 young carers which took place Tuesday 14th – Thursday 16th July 2020. This project brought the magic, connectivity and respite of camp to young carers in Scotland in the safety of their homes during lockdown.
The Rangers Charity Foundation provided the opportunity for young people with a Visual Impairment to take part in free football sessions in a fun and friendly environment whilst allowing their carers to enjoy a break from their normal routine.
Our project provided 86 opportunities (including joint activities) bringing our deaf young people together. Events were held at Deaf Connections, the Adelphi Centre, St Roch’s and latterly, our new Youth Group home, the Wolfson Centre with other activities being held in a variety of other venues.
We provided fun activities during school holidays benefiting children with disabilities with a stimulating environment while carers get peer support or a total break from their caring role.
This helped provide respite to working/stressed parents enabling children to be involved in their community.