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ACVO News May 2024

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Mar 4, 2024

The March edition of ACVO News is out now!

All the latest news, updates and highlights from the third sector in Aberdeen

This month, we say a massive thank you to everyone who came along to our ACVO Open Morning! It was great to see so many faces from our third sector community and to have a catch-up over tea, coffee and biscuits. We are always up for a friendly chat so get in touch if you ever want to arrange an in-person conversation with the ACVO Team – our contacts details can be found at acvo.org.uk/our-team

This month, we take a closer look at SNUG – a creative, collaborative project by Elev8arts and All in Ideas. Held every Friday from November to March in the Arkade Project Space at The Anatomy Rooms, SNUG provides a unique, artistic space for adults in Aberdeen. Supported by The Scottish Government’s Communities Mental Health & Wellbeing Fund, distributed in the city by ACVO, Mary Butterworth and Jim Ewen discuss the impact of SNUG on the community by fostering connections and facilitating participation in the creative arts.

We also showcase Place2Be – a children and young people’s mental health charity who provide a safe space within schools for pupils to openly speak about any worries or concerns. Liam Furby and Sophia Sives discuss the impact of the charity’s services on children’s mental health and how Place2Be supports the child’s wider support network whilst fulfilling The Promise, Scotland’s guarantee to ensure all children grow up safe, loved and respected.

We also bring you the latest Team ACVO updates – Gette Cobban attends The Promise’s Stories of Change Conference, Alasdair Ross writes about Community Wealth Building and Sandy Mathers gives an introduction on Community Asset Transfer.

These are your updates and this is your news.

We are always on the lookout for stories and features – if something is happening in Aberdeen you think we should know about you can get in touch with ACVO’s Communication Officer Andrew at andrew.davidson@acvo.org.uk or ACVO’s Digital Media Assistant Emily at emily.shepherd@acvo.org.uk so we can highlight your work.

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