NEWS: Read how Grampian Opportunities used the Wellbeing fund grant to propel creativity in the age of COVID-19

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Written by: Linda Singer, Development Worker, Grampian Opportunities

Phyllis Gordon is employed only 2 hours per week with Grampian Opportunities (GO) (this link will take you away from our website) and was going to use this time to prepare for future craft classes she delivers through the Crafty Crafters Group who meet at GO. In her own time, this led her to start making craft kits for others, to provide wellbeing activities to support people at home. Requests for kits grew very quickly with packs for adults and children being made available free of charge to anyone who  asked.

Phyllis with help from her family then set up a new FaceBook page called Inverurie Community Craft Project (this link will take you away from our website).  Her hope was that this would encourage people to feel less isolated as they could share their interest in crafts, connect to others and share examples of their work.  The project also gave people materials they needed to try something different.

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