Christmas cheer for local charity Archway
OEG Offshore, headquartered in Dyce, is delighted to fundraise for an exciting local charity that support children and adults with learning disabilities, on their doorstep.
OEG, which provides cargo carrying units and A60 cabins to the energy industry, has donated £400 to Archway Dyce which will be used to support a growing number of service users at the Dyce unit. Their donation was raised from a charity raffle at an annual summer event.
Established in 1983, Archway is an independent Aberdeen based charity offering a range of innovative community based services to improve the opportunities available and quality of life for people with learning disabilities in Aberdeen and throughout the North East area
Janine Davies, Archway’s PR & Fundraising Manager said: “Children and adults of all ages and disabilities use the Dyce respite unit. We have six single bedrooms, a fabulous activity room and sensory room as well as a fully enclosed sensory garden for our service users to enjoy. We offer a range of social and leisure activities to help develop social and interpersonal skills, build confidence and ensure service users enjoy full and active lives in the community.
OEG’s donation will help Archway Dyce plan more events and purchase additional equipment.”
Lorraine Mitchell, OEG’s Marketing & Communications Manager explains: “We are delighted to support the service users at Archway Dyce. My recent visit to the unit was extremely welcoming and I really enjoyed talking with Fraser, Douglas and the other centre users about the support and respite care provided by Archway.”
Archway now supports in the region of 200 children and adults with learning disabilities through its respite, shared and permanent care services. While over seventy members of staff provide care services they remain user led to ensure they can respond to changing needs and develop innovative new services to meet them.
The OEG Group support local communities all over the world through staff charity initiatives and continue to fundraise for a variety of charities in the regions that they operate.
Notes to Editors
Archway is an independent Aberdeen based charity offering a range of innovative community based services to improve the opportunities available and quality of life for people with learning disabilities in Aberdeen and throughout the North East area.
In the 1980’s they were the first carer led charity in Aberdeen to champion the provision of respite services and since then have developed into an innovative and exciting charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with learning disabilities. Archway currently supports nearly 200 children and adults with learning disabilities through respite, shared and permanent care services. Visit www.archway.org.uk
OEG Offshore is a leading provider of specialist offshore cargo carrying units, A60 cabins and other equipment. Headquartered in Aberdeen, OEG provides one of the most customer driven fleets of equipment on a sale or rental basis from a network of worldwide bases. OEG Offshore’s majority shareholders are affiliates of leading US investment firm, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.
OEG designs, manufactures, sells, rents and leases standard, specialised or customised products certified to DNV 2.7-1 / EN 12079 to any country around the globe. The company’s extensive hire fleet, located at strategic bases, allows immediate access for mobilisation to our customers – 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week and 365-days-a-year. OEG’s assets are currently operating in more than 25 countries, with a team of more than 165 staff operating from 25 main bases around the world. OEG has developed an international reputation for quality, safety and providing cost-effective solutions for our global customer base in all major oil and gas regions with operations in Europe, the Americas, Africa, Middle East, Caspian, Asia Pacific and Australia. Visit www.oegoffshore.com
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Marketing & Communications Manager
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