Up2Us was founded in 2008, to support children and young people move on from Adverse Childhood Experiences. The charity looks to the improve life experiences and create opportunities for up to one hundred young people per year through their residential care and community support services.
Their 24/7 support helps to build skills, resilience, and positive memories which increase young people’s chances of a more optimistic future.
Ian Spittal, Manager of the community support team at Up2Us said: “There is a real affinity with the values and ethos of Up2Us in both Escape Recruitment and Queen’s Park. Also, Queen’s Park’s participation in, and provision for local communities, mirrors the commitment and aspirations of Up2Us as a service of choice for vulnerable and marginalised young people.”
“The whole team at Up2Us are looking forward to an enjoyable and productive experience working alongside Queen’s Park. It’s fantastic to be involved with Scotland’s oldest club who do so much to support the local community. We look forward to building on this partnership.”
Escape Recruitment Services was founded in 2000 and is focussed on providing high quality and cost-effective recruitment solutions for the Scottish Engineering & Manufacturing job market with Director Mark Mackill saying: “As a Queen’s Park season ticket holder and board member at Up2Us, I am delighted to be able to support the continued partnership between the charity and the club.”
Kieran Koszary, Head of Commercial at Queen’s Park, said: “We look forward to again promoting the great work of our friends from Up2Us at the match on Friday and would like to thank Mark and his team at Escape Recruitment for continuing this partnership. The tie in with Up2Us started last season and we look forward to building our relationship with this great charity within the Queen’s Park Family.”
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