Pulp Friction Smoothie Bar CIC is a social enterprise working with young adults who have learning disabilities or learning difficulties.They train and support their Project Members to run pedal-powered smoothie bikes at community events. Their main aim is to enable members to develop their social, independence and work-readiness skills. This can lead to paid employment for some people.
Pulp Friction also runs and supports a range of projects and activities:
Atmosphere Glee Choir - an inclusive, all age and all ability community choir which meets weekly and often performs at community events.
Pulp Dig-In - a soft fruit plot on the Dig-In allotment in Stapleford. They grow soft fruit here which they use for their fruit smoothies.
Accessible Zumba - an all ability class for those people who find it difficult to keep up with the fast and furious pace of mainstream Zumba!
Pulp Friction Ice Cream Tricycle - catering for public events, parties, weddings and school fayres.
Volunteering Opportunities - opportunities to volunteer to support activities.
Pulp Friction Smoothie Bar CIC is always looking for new opportunities for young adults with Learning Disabilities to engage with local communities.
New projects in 2013 include:
Pulp Friction Travelling Kitchen - a mobile community cafe which will offer catering at community events and run cookery courses for young people.
Bike & Hike Group - encouraging people with Learning Disabilities, their families, carers and friends to get out and enjoy their local community on foot or on wheels.
Music and Exercise Workshops - delivered in local residential homes for older people.
To donate please go to www.localgiving.com/charity/pulpfrictionsmoothiebar
For more information on how to get involved please contact the charity at firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pulpfrictionsmoothies.org.uk or 07794 676398.