Ben Nevis Trek

Ben Nevis Fundraising Trek With Britain's highest mountain on our doorstep, we really wouldn't be trying very hard if we didn't take advantage of the opportunity, so, we are very excited to be planning our first Ben Nevis Fundraising Trek for 8th September. The day will be split into two different groups, with different experience and fitness levels required: Mountain Path: max 16 spaces at £35 per person - some fitness and stamina required Ben Nevis by the Carn Mor Dearg Arete (CMDA): max 4 spaces at £50 per person - for experienced, hillwalkers with a head for heights. Have a look at this [...]

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Deaf Families

Young Moray BSL Users Climb New Heights Together On the day that a sign language interpreter was used at a Scottish Council meeting for the first time, we ran a taster session for Deaf families and took a group of young BSL (British Sign Language) users from Moray rock climbing. Whilst the Council’s Communities Committee were debating their new BSL Plan; we were kitting out the group with their harnesses and helmets and heading out to Cummingston, where the young people were all going to spend the day rock climbing and abseiling with our Outdoor Instructors, Chris, David and Gemma. Having just joined our [...]

Lossie250

Lossie 250 A team of 18 cyclists from RAF Lossiemouth, took on a charity bike ride around the North East 250 from 4th to 7th June 2018, raising money for MFR Cash for Kids and Outfit Moray.   They set off from RAF Lossiemouth at 9am on Monday 4th June and returned, three days later, at 3.30pm on Thursday 7th June, having stoppped at Balmoral Castle, Douneside House and Ballindalloch Castle, to name just a few. This page will shortly be updated with all their photographs and a video of their incredible efforts but, in the meantime, there is still time to help them reach [...]

Sim Flight Raffle

Win a flight in a Tornado GR4 Simulator Thanks to THALES at RAF Lossiemouth, we are able to offer this amazing, once in a lifetime, prize of an hour long flight in their Tornado GR4 flight simulator at RAF Lossiemouth to help raise funds to cover the costs of Cairngorm to Coast.  Click here to purchase your ticket, or read more below. The Tornado GR4 is a world class ground attack and reconnaissance aircraft and during this flight, you will be able to experience at first hand the capabilities of the aircraft and its weapons systems. This is no fairground ride, it's the actual [...]

Eurovision 2018

Eurovision Song Contest 2018 Sweepstake We are running a fun sweepstake for Eurovision 2018, to raise a few extra, much-needed funds for our work in the Moray community. UPDATE: Due to receiving fewer entries than hoped, everyone has a free pass to the Grand Final and the draw will now be done just before it on 12th May. Our fundraising sweepstake is £5 per entry and countries will be allocated by drawing names out of a hat on Friday 4th May, which gives you plenty of time to get your costume sorted for the night! Half of the kitty will be [...]

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Moray Young Competitive Climbers

Moray Young Competitive Climbers selected for Scottish Youth Team The Moray Young Competitive Climbers have been busy with selection again. As some of you will remember, five of the eight Moray Young Competitive Climbers were selected for the Scottish Youth Development Squad in February and so, on 24th March, the five young climbers from Moray Coast Youth Climbing Club, Natalie Taylor (16), Will Bain (12), Duncan Brown (11), Rhys Taylor (10) and Lorna Brown (8) joined climbers from all over Scotland at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena in Ratho to compete for spaces on the Scotland Youth Team. With over seventy young people taking part and [...]

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Zumbathon

Zumbathon Come along and shake your booty to raise funds for Outfit Moray! Choose whether you can last one, two, or the full, three hours, all for the same price, Download this sponsorship form and get your friends and family to sponsor you to last as long as you can. There will also be merchandise available, a smoothie bike to whip up some fresh treats and a raffle, all to raise funds for Outfit Moray's work with disadvantaged and vulnerable young people. *Bottled water will be available at £1 per bottle Under 16's must have parental permission (signed form on the day). Under 12's can only [...]

Raffles Galore at Outfit Moray!

Raffles Galore at Outfit Moray! Want to win a neat bike or an theatre voucher? Well we could help you do both! We are always extremely grateful to receive donations of items that we can raffle off to raise funds for our work and here we have two brilliant opportunities; one for the theatre goer and another for our biking friends.    If you have any questions about either raffle, please feel free to email Karen Cox or call the office on 01343 549571. If you fancy winning yourself a week in a beautiful holiday cottage on the West Coast of Scotland, please visit our holiday [...]

Thank You to Everyone Who Voted For Us!

We would like to extend a HUGE thank you to everyone who voted for us to receive funding from the RBS Skills and Opportunities fund. We're delighted to announce that we have been successful and will receive just over £30,000 to run our Ignite project. This unique project will give us the opportunity to improve the life chances of young people, aged 16 - 18, who have underachieved at school or are unemployed having left school. It will enable them to participate and succeed in an eight week leadership skills programme which is designed to build their confidence, develop life skills, improve employability and provide lasting motivation helping them [...]

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Support Your Local Charities This Giving Tuesday!

Outfit Moray is an award winning charity transforming the lives of hundreds of vulnerable children each year using outdoor learning, adventure and nature exploration programmes to build confidence, self-esteem and resilience, providing positive role models and encouraging the acquisition of life skills. We rely on the public to support our work, so if you are able, please consider giving a gift to a local child this Christmas that will have a lasting effect. £24 (or the equivalent of £2/month for a year) will enable a child or young person to develop confidence through a day’s learning and adventure outdoors. Please be a part of the difference we [...]

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