Common Wheel

Registered Charity Number SC031798

Total raised
£4046.00 + £739.00 Gift Aid = £4785.00
Fundraising
£3976.00
+ £736.50 Gift Aid
Donations
£70.00
+ £2.50 Gift Aid

About Common Wheel

Common Wheel supports people with mental illness by providing meaningful activities. We have three established projects. Our bike project supports people in repairing and rebuilding old bikes. New clients participate in a 'Build Your Own Bike' course using a donated frame and a mixture of new and recycled parts. At the end of the course each participant is the proud owner of a customised bike. A few participants stay with the project and work on repairs and refurbishing bikes for members of the public, which helps with income generation. Our music project supports people in singing, playing and composing music. Our visual arts project 'Carnival Club' supports people in designing and producing large scale art pieces to be displayed in various parades in Glasgow. A fourth project, indoor climbing, is just getting off the ground. Our projects aim to improve mental wellbeing, reduce isolation, and support people in learning new skills.

The activities are provided at no cost to the participants.

Common Wheel is funded by a combination of grants, income from the bike project, donations and sponsored events, and occasionally legacies.

All funds raised help Common Wheel to offer meaningful activities for people with mental illness and dementia in Glasgow.

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