Keeping "The Heaton Goonies" on 2 Wheels

£415 of £1,000 goal

Raised by 15 people in 7 months
The Aims of this "Go Fund Me" campaign is to help get the East End of Newcastles ONLY KIDS cycling group back out on 2 wheels again early 2019.. Our group runs Free kids group social rides (Mainly) & run Day trips, Educational visits and classes, physical sporting activities to name a few.. We have full risk assessed safe routes to fun destinations in and around the North East..
Our group has massive benefits to our members, Of great health, Fitness & wellbeing benefits 2 learning social & people skills, Gaining confidence & good morals..
I could write a list as long ad my arm of the benefits our group offers its members, We are still realising more all the time..
We have educational activities set up in;
- Cooking classes with "Food nation" teaching cooking skills, Healthy eating ect..
- Road safety, Online safety, Bike marking with our local CSO..
- Fire safety, Water & electrics, hands on rescue demo,s with our fire services..
- First aid training (Certified)
with the British red cross..
- Survival skills, Map reading, Fun hands on demos & rescue procedures, With our armed forces..
- water safety, Hands on life saving  demo,s & procedures, Beach litter picks, With the RNLI..
- Bike Repair & Maintenance in our group run workshops (Some of the Goonies Team holding 30+ years experiance in bike Building, Repairing & Maintaining)

We will always continue to find any beneficial educational opportunities for our members to take part in..
The thing i love is the fact of our members are picking up all the skills & benefits without even knowing it..
They are just out with good friends (Making bonds & found childhood memorys that will last a lifetime) having fun on our crazy adventures.. I love that fact.. 

We are an unfunded group at this time & all cost come from myself & our groups only sponsor, A small Local plastering company C.R Plastering..

Any funds raised will massively help & certainly be appreciated..
It will help with our groups compulsory insurance policies our group has to have to legally be able to run & benefit so many in our local council estates & housing projects , most named as poverty stricken area,s in the North East..
Help with the regular running costs & the huge costs of our Essential safety & repairs kits helping keep our safety standards high as they are & we plan to keep them that high (Always)
With High vis vests, Helmets & pads (When needed) Lights (Multiple) Head & Hand torches for our popular midnight rides, Emergency (On road) repairs kits & spares (Huge kit this 1 as groups can get up to 30 Goonies riders strong on some rides) Fully functioning regularly serviced bikes (personally owned)
Our group owns 50+ fully functioning & safe bikes to offer the use of, To kids that dont own there own wheels so they to can get involved with our great activities  & adventures..
The kits we use is essential to the safety & wellbeing to our members aswell as our volunteers Team, Keeping every 1 Safe & Happy..

Thanks for reading,

Dean & Heaton Goonies Team..
 
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£415 of £1,000 goal

Raised by 15 people in 7 months
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5 months ago
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5 months ago
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6 months ago
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7 months ago
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7 months ago
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