The reaction to our Fixers project has been great. Here's some of the feedback we've had:
Mrs Richmond, Principal at Bellaghy Primary School: 'This is an excellent project and one which Bellaghy Primary School is happy to support.'
Sam Donaldson, Magherafelt PSNI Area Commander: 'This is a fantastic project. Fixers are to be commended for providing the opportunity for young people to make a positive difference, particularly where the focus is intergenerational as it is in this case. Knowing the journey that these young people are on, they too are to be commended for their honesty and willingness to make a positive difference in their community.'
Sandra Overend, MLA for Bellaghy: 'Your project sounds interesting, challenging and hopefully worthwhile!'
Here are some of the comments we've received from recipients of our gift hampers.
Margaret McErlane, Senior Citizen and Bellaghy Resident: 'Thank you. This is a lovely gift and a lovely thought from the young people.'
Margaret O'Neill, Senior Citizen and Bellaghy Resident: 'This is very much appreciated, especially as it comes from these young people.'
Rosemary Cairns, Senior Citizen and Bellaghy Resident: 'I know these young people have really turned over a new leaf and this is a great way to show it. Thank you.'
Frank McCluskey, Senior Citizen and Bellaghy Resident: ''Thank you for the lovely gift. As a community we are better together and what the young people are doing with the hamper and the poems is a lovely reminder of that at this time of year.'
May Gilmore, Senior Citizen and Bellaghy Resident: 'This is very thoughtful, thank you. I appreciate it very much.'