In celebration of Double Impact’s 25th Anniversary a team comprising people in recovery, supporters and staff, came together to run the Robin Hood Half Marathon, and what a team they turned out to be!
The first is our major fundraiser, for which we are seeking 25 runners to take part in the Robin Hood Half Marathon in September 2023.
Lincolnshire Recovery Connector, Hayley's verdict on the most recent trip funded through the Connect Fund - 'A great team building experience with an added extra of smiles and laughter!'
Our Voices Matter – Using Lived Experience When Developing the Time Out Gambling Harms Project in Nottingham
The Connect Fund was able to provide some much needed Christmas cheer for people recovering from alcohol and drug issues in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
Donations from local businesses and supporters have kick-started our new 'Connect' Fund, which aims to support recovery from addiction through safe social activities and group visits in the community.
A vital project supporting people in Boston, Lincolnshire to recover from addiction and gain new skills has been funded for a further three years by The National Lottery Community Fund.
Local food gifting business Treat Kitchen are planning an alternative Black Friday event this year which aims to help shoppers make a real difference to their local community.
It’s been a while since my last running blog back at the start of the first lockdown, when I did the Metric Marathon of 26.2km in my back garden as part of the 2.6 national event (I've just about got over the dizziness!). Only one other event since then, when in the third lockdown I managed to run the equivalent distance (131.5 miles) of visiting all our services back in February this year.
Double Impact's educational provision for people recovering from addictions has been awarded Direct Claims Status for the second time running by the Skills & Education Group
Double Impact Services, the drug and alcohol recovery charity, has received a 4-year grant of £479,805 from The National Lottery Community Fund to support people in Nottinghamshire with alcohol and drug issues.
Addiction and lack of education are two of the root causes of poverty, as identified by the Centre for Social Justice, a think tank whose aim is to inform government policy to tackle these root causes. We have recently been chosen as finalists in their 2021 Awards, in recognition of our work to combat these.