WE RELY ON GRANTS AND DONATIONS TO COVER THE RUNNING COSTS OF OUR MEMORY CLUBS:
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Our current annual running costs are in the region of £25,000 per year in total.
The average annual costs break down as follows:
Salaries – for a single Memory Club
Manager, 4 hours per week @ £12.50 ph (£2,600)
Activity Lead – 2 hours per week @ £10.50 ph (£1,092)
At the present time Elizabeth manages 4 Memory Clubs (Idle, Shipley, Low Moor & Keighley).
Elizabeth works an additional 5 hours per week on general management for The Memory Tree as a whole (£3,250 per annum).
Bob is the Activity Lead for all 5 Memory Clubs.
The Memory Tree @ Burley-in-Wharfedale is managed by Burley Dementia Action Group (www.burleydementiafriends.weebly.com). The Memory Tree provide advice and background support to BDAG as and when it is needed.
Room Hire: between £30 and £60 per session depending on size of venue (23 meetings per year, £920 – £1320 pa). Aldersgate Methodist Church provide their premises free of charge as part of the church’s contribution to the local community.
Storage Unit (50 sq ft): at The Store Room in Lidget Green to store our reminiscence and activity resources. £134 per 4 weeks (£1742).
Public and Employers Liability Insurance – premium for 2019/2020 for all Clubs £417
Refreshments (tea, biscuits etc): average of £2 per session plus additional food at special times like Christmas and Easter, £50 per year per Club. Refreshments at Idle are kindly provided by the local Coop and by the volunteer teams at Low Moor and Keighley.
Activity resources (e.g. craft materials): average of £3.50 per session (£80.50 per year per Club).
Office costs (internet, telephone, postage, printing, stationery, Office 365 subscription, professional fees etc): approximately £1000 per year across all Clubs.
Volunteers support and expenses: average of £100 per year per Club.
Publicity materials, flyers etc: average of £300 per year across all Clubs.