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Help Chamber member MY Adventure do great things in the great outdoors

Posted: 25th September 2014

MY Adventure Logo (Colour)Chamber members have a unique opportunity to get some Christmas shopping done right now – and help one of Edinburgh’s worthiest social enterprises, dedicated to providing great activities in the great outdoors. MY Adventure, a new Chamber member, is asking for your support to help renovate the Towford Outdoor Centre, its new multi-purpose centre near Jedburgh, based in 17 acres of land. MY Adventure’s vision is to make this 19th-century former schoolhouse the ideal centre for some of its most popular activities, from archery and water sports to tandem cycle rides.

By the 20th of October MY Adventure needs to raise £6000 for essential repairs to the building, including weather-proofing upgrades to protect against the oncoming Scottish winter. The funds will also help provide fully disabled accessible washroom facilities, to prepare the facility for as wide a range of guests as possible.

Already the MY Adventure crowdfunding campaign has reached almost half of its total. Could you help this vibrant social enterprise hit its target? Excitingly, for every pledge, MY Adventure offers more than just a warm feeling of satisfaction. For example in exchange for a pledge of £50, MY Adventure is offering a cycle tandem hire for one day for two people: a superb Christmas or birthday gift! Plus, with your pledge you have the opportunity to hire the facility for future group activities.

Ultimately, MY Adventure will host thousands of individuals at the Jedburgh centre, including some of Edinburgh’s brightest and most talented young people. Children, families and young people who do not get access to outdoor spaces will use the centre for affordable breaks, respite holidays and positive outdoor experiences.

MY Adventure is the social enterprise subsidiary of the Muirhouse Youth Development Group (MYDG), a registered Scottish youth work charity. Why not help MY Adventure realise its ambitions for the Towford Outdoor Centre with a donation? To make your contribution today, please visit the Towford Outdoor Centre Crowdfunder page at http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/towford/

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