Inverleith Park is lucky to have a Children's Playpark and Fitness Trails, we at Friends of Inverleith Park are fundraising for an exciting new "Pensioners Playground" so that there will be an opportunity within the park for all ages to use fitness equipment.
The equipment allows more mature adults to increase their flexibility and improve mobility without causing stress on any joints.
Not only do we think it is a great idea so do the local community, just take a look at some of the comments we have received...
We want to raise enough for at least 6 pieces of equipment, hopefully more and have the Pensioners' Playground up and running for summer 2016 so please help!!
If the amount you wish to donate is not listed on this page then please visit the Donate to a park page, choose Park Fund and type "Inverleith Park" in the Park field then type "pensioners playground" in the Why did you want to support this park/city fund? field.
We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who’s supported the Pensioners’ Playground.
We got a nice boost yesterday when we received a cheque for £329 from Waitrose. Thank you to Waitrose and the Friends of Inverleith Park and all the customers who chose to put their green token into our box. We hope you’ll all come and enjoy the equipment!
Updated on: 13th February 2016
Friends of Inverleith Park are delighted to have received a grant of £500 towards the outdoor fitness equipment from the Scotmid Community Grant Fund. Many thanks Scotmid.
Updated on: 22nd December 2015
MyParkScotland provides a safe and easy way to make a donation to support this great project.
To make a donation, click on ‘Support Now’ and select your choice of Gift Level. If you are a UK tax payer, selecting a Level which includes Gift Aid means that we can top up your donation at no extra cost to you. Adding Gift Aid typically means that your online donation of, for example, £10 becomes a park investment of £11.53 (after paying platform and management fees). You need to provide your address to enable us to claim Gift Aid.
Gift Aid is a Government scheme which allows charities to increase the value of donations made to them. Gift Aid makes a huge difference to small charities and local organisations, but if they aren’t registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator and HMRC, they can’t claim Gift Aid (and many that could claim Gift Aid don’t because they find the process too complicated). At MyParkScotland, we take care of the claim process on eligible donations, so that the Friends and community groups can concentrate on the great work they do in our parks.
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