Four ways of using space for social good

first_imgFour ways of using space for social good Advertisement Tagged with: Fundraising ideas social enterprise Space-2 GiveSpace-2 Give offers a way for commercial property landlords, property managers and occupiers to generate money for charities and good causes through the commercialisation of their space. Space-2 promotes and manages the properties on behalf of their owners-occupiers, and offers a reduced commission on its services with the remaining fee paid for the use of the space donated to a charity or good cause. About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via SomewheretoSomewhereto_ is a space booking service with hundreds of spaces across London that works to help young people. Every time someone books a space through somewhereto_ a young person is able access space for free, such as a warehouse for a young film maker, a concert venue for a young performer or desk space for a young entrepreneur. In its six years so far, it has helped 20,000 young people access free space. ChototelChototel was conceived to provide quality housing for people at the bottom of the housing pyramid. It aims to provide hotel rooms starting at $2 a day with uninterrupted water, electricity, and gas, with a mission to supply 1% of the world’s demand for affordable housing by 2025 and to build 5 million super-budget hotel rooms in the next decade. With plans to open elsewhere including in the UK, its pilot project is in Nagothane, approximately 70 km from Mumbai, with 240 rooms and capacity for 960 guests. Features include a crèche and play area, an infirmary, and a community kitchen.center_img  72 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 MyCommunitySpaceWebsite MyCommunitySpace has been designed especially for the community and voluntary sector and acts as an online guide for organisations looking to rent out or hire space. It allows organisations to advertise a property by providing location and facilities details for their buildings and rooms and uploading photographs of spaces for hire, while those looking to hire somewhere can search for spaces in their area by cost, location and facilities.  71 total views,  1 views today Here are a variety of ways that space is being used to help others, including a super budget hotel aiming to help people struggling to afford decent accommodation, to a space booking service that provides free space to young people for every paid for booking.  Melanie May | 5 October 2016 | Newslast_img read more

Steve Colwell, 62, Wellington: Feb. 22, 1953 – April 3, 2015

first_imgSteve ColwellSteve Colwell, 62, of Wellington passed quietly into his next life Good Friday morning, April 3, 2015 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with the Shelley Family Funeral Home of Wellington. For further information please visit Ray Colwell the son of Bill and Dorthy (Cruson) was born February 22, 1953 in McAlister, OK. Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1971. Steve served his country in the United States Navy. During his lifetime he was employed by the Wellington Fire Department from 1973-1986, reaching the rank of Captain, a detention supervisor at Sumner County Sheriff’s department from 1990-2013 and the planning and zoning department of Sumner County until retirement. He loved to travel, listen to music and going to the movies.He is survived by his brother, Paul Colwell (Nancy); son Logan Fuller (Jill); grandsons, Luke and Cal; nieces, Jenifer Biggs (Jeff), Darcy Frazier (Rob), Erin Davis; and nephew Mack Colwell (Ashley); great nieces, Sarah, Schalee, Bailey, Taylor, Lauren, Brooklynn, Rahlee, Natalie, and Casey; and great, great nephew Sawyer.He is preceded in death by his parents.last_img read more