Updated: Feb 9, 2021
Ageless Teenagers become the No.1 project in London for isolation and loneliness .
Ilford Caribbean community group using seniors’ wins £50k grant
Ageless Teenagers with a zest for life!
Ageless Teenagers has just been announced the winner of 50,000 in funding through The ITV People's Projects.
An Ilford Caribbean community group bringing teens and senior citizens together to tackle serious youth violence while keeping fit and healthy has received £50,000 in funding. Members of Ageless Teenagers join pupils from Mayfield School to publicise the project aimed to bring together senior Caribbean citizens and teenagers to simultaneously tackle loneliness and knife crime. - Credit: Archant It has been announced today (April 18) that 3EMs – short for Exercise, Eat, Enjoy and More – has won funding through The People’s Project initiative, supported by ITV and the National Lottery. The funds will go towards their “Ageless Teenagers” project which has been running since October 2017. Reacting to the news, the group’s Weininger Irwin said: “Listen, I am elated. I feel elated because we will be able to do so much more with that funding.” The project includes monthly Caribbean tea parties, where senior citizens can get moving and stay fit.