Virtual Muscle Dream Art 1.0 Programme – Applications Now Open!

NOMINATE FOR ‘DRAWING STRENGTH – ART 1.0’ TODAY

Take your artistic expression to the next level with our new Virtual Muscle Dream Programme ‘Drawing Strength – Art 1.0’, taking place on Saturday 20th March! Find your inner strength in art! Apply below.

Applications are now open for ‘Art 1.0 Drawing Strength’ – an innovative live art experience that will  encourage creative expression and strength by drawing inspiration from the nature around us. An opportunity to express yourself and leave your mark by contributing to our Charlie Mackesy inspired Drawing Strength Muscle Masterpiece!

DON’T DELAY, APPLY TODAY

Hosted by Sue Duraikan of Duraikan Training, who is passionate about developing people to reach their potential, together with Debbie Roberts of Engage Visually, who will be capturing insights and bringing them to life using real-time graphic facilitation and recording.

Applications are encouraged from anyone with muscular dystrophy (8-18yrs) with an interest in art and creativity. This programme offers a unique opportunity to be a part of our Charlie Mackesy inspired Drawing Strength Muscle Masterpiece together. Using the power of your imagination, you’ll be able to create your own signature expression using a pre-designed template. An opportunity to learn how to express your inner Muscle Warrior strength artistically in drawing inspiration from the world around us.

>>APPLICATIONS DEADLINE DATE = THUR 18TH MARCH<<

Know someone with muscular dystrophy (MD) aged between 8 & 18yrs old? Please share this so that as many children and young people with MD across the UK hear about this opportunity and can be nominated to participate in our inaugural Virtual Muscle Art Dream programme .

To participate and express yourself in ‘Drawing Strength – Art 1.0, check out what you’ll need to do to participate and then complete the online application below 

  • Follow @musclewarrior657 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook  
  • Create your own Charlie Mackesy inspired Drawing Strength Muscle Masterpiece with our template
  • Post your completed masterpiece or most memorable moment from Art 1.0 in our Facebook Group
  • Be included in our prize draw for a chance to win some fabulous prizes including a Hotel Chocolat gift hamper and a £100 gift voucher of your choice!
  • Use the hashtag #MuscleWarriorsLOL on your social posts

ALL PARTICIPATING FAMILIES WILL RECEIVE

  • 1 x £40 e-voucher from Just Eat (up to 4 people) to order in your family’s fav take-away, a little treat from us to you! 
  • Delivered via Zoom & supported by Duraikan Training and Engage Visually, this is an immersive .90mins creative live art, wellbeing experience to lift spirits during these challenging times. 
  • 1 x A3 design template to create alongside the session
  • 1 x unique keepsake illustration of the final Art 1.0 artwork beautifully produced by Engage Visually
  • Demand for our wellness activities due to the pandemic is high, so join us as we help you express your inner Muscle Warrior and stay grounded in our Stronger Together ethos 

>>APPLICATIONS DEADLINE DATE = THUR 18TH MARCH<<

    SECTION ONE = Muscle Dream Beneficiary Information

    Virtual Muscle Dream Beneficiary

    Has the beneficiary taken part in a virtual muscle dream programme before?

    From the words below how would you describe the beneficiary’s mood over the lockdown period:

    Information about Muscular Dystrophy

    Beneficiary Address + Contact Details

    Indicate below where you heard about the Muscle Help Foundation (MHF) charity

    From another familyWord of mouthAnother Muscle Dream recipientFundraising eventInstagramHospiceFacebookTwitterMHF charity leaflet

    Favourite Take-Out

    What is you and your family’s favourite take-out meal?

    Household Technology

    Will you be able to participate in a standalone video conferencing call on Zoom, the platform being used for this virtual Muscle Dream programme?

    Do you have a computer / desktop / laptop / smartphone?

    SECTION TWO = Liability Release & Disclosure

    The Muscle Help Foundation and all affiliates / identities / bodies / partners, of The Muscle Help Foundation or MHF including all associated brands ie. Muscle Dreams and Muscle Warriors, all of their volunteers, officers, directors, employees and agents ("The Muscle Help Foundation") will be delivering a virtual Muscle Dream experience for:

    Muscle Dream participants, referred to herein as ‘a participant’ and/or ‘the beneficiary’:
    Parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of minor participants, and other adult participants, if any, understand that involvement in the Muscle Dream may involve risk of injury or harm to the participants and agree that this risk is fully assumed by me/us, and other adult participants, if any.

    Additionally, in consideration of the Muscle Dream experience, and if it so determines, delivering the Muscle Dream, I/we and other adult participants, if any, hereby release and agree to hold The Muscle Help Foundation harmless for, from and against any and all liability, damages and claims of any kind, known and unknown, which may be connected with, result from, or arise out of the consideration, preparation, fulfilment or participation in the Muscle Dream, as currently requested or as altered in the future.

    This includes, but is not limited to, liability, damages and claims resulting from economic loss, physical injury, illness (due to for example cold/hot weather), or death.

    Publicity / PR / Media Exposure

    Parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of minor participants, and other adult participants, if any, further understand that involvement in the Muscle Dream may result in publicity, whether or not The Muscle Help Foundation actively takes steps to publicise the Muscle Dream experience or not.

    Additionally, in consideration of the Muscle Dream experience, and if it so determines, granting the Muscle Dream, I/we and other adult participants, if any, hereby release and agree to hold The Muscle Help Foundation harmless for, from and against any and all liability, damages and claims of any kind, known and unknown, which may be connected with, result from, or arise out of the use, distribution or disclosure of any photographs, films, videotapes, electronic recordings, art work, or any other information regarding participants and the Muscle Dream, through any media, be it online or offline such as social posts whatsoever, including but not limited to the internet, electronic media, and/or any print publications.

    Disclosure Authorisation

    The beneficiary’s child's parent(s)/legal guardian(s) authorise The Muscle Help Foundation to obtain any medical information about the delivery of this virtual Muscle Dream experience which they may feel necessary for consideration or fulfilment of this event. Information obtained in this way will be kept within the charity in line with strict data protection guidelines.

    Required Signatures:

    I/we acknowledge reading, understanding, and agreeing to the conditions of this Liability Release and Disclosure Authorisation and are signing below to bind themselves, their minor children, their heirs, successors, assigns and estates.

    I/we agree that no modification of this Liability Release and Disclosure Authorisation has been made orally or in writing. (In cases of joint custody BOTH parents to sign)

    Parent/Legal Guardian of recipient

    Sign in the white space below using your cursor if on destop or your finger if on mobile/tablet devices:

    Parent/Legal Guardian of recipient

    Sign in the white space below using your cursor if on destop or your finger if on mobile/tablet devices:

    I/we and, if any, other adult participants, (“other participants”) acknowledge reading, understanding, and agreeing to the conditions of this Liability Release and Disclosure Authorisation and are signing below to bind themselves, their minor children, their heirs, successors, assigns and estates. Other participants further acknowledge, understand, and agree to be bound by the publicity authorisation selection of the child’s parent(s)/legal guardian(s). Other participants agree that no modification of this Liability Release and Disclosure Authorisation has been made orally or in writing.
    Other Adult Participant, if any

    Other Adult Participant, if any

    Parent/Legal Guardian of Other Minor, if any

    SECTION THREE = GDPR Contact Permission + Preferences

    In line with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance and regulations, The Muscle Help Foundation (MHF) requires your consent to contact you about this virtual Muscle Dream event and / or any associated activities, in addition to including any future comms such as charity updates ie. news items, fundraising, campaigns or online events such as quizzes or broadcast initiatives.

    By giving MHF your consent, the charity will hold your data securely. You can opt out of our monthly e-mail updates at any time. The charity will never pass your details on to any 3rd party for their marketing purposes. We will only ever contact you through the communication channels that you have explicitly given your consent for, in line with the stated preferences below.

    YOUR SIGNATURE HERE

    Sign in the white space below using your cursor if on destop or your finger if on mobile/tablet devices:

    I consent to be contacted by The Muscle Help Foundation (MHF) about its charitable activities, by:

    Please circle either YES or NO for one or more of the different points of contact below:

    EMAIL

    TELEPHONE/SMS

    POST

    Address

    I understand that by completing and signing this form, I am giving consent to The Muscle Help Foundation (MHF) to contact me by email, phone or by post in order to stay in touch with the activities of the charity.

    KEY PROGRAMME CRITERIA

    ♦ Minimum age = 8yrs, maximum age = 18yrs

    ♦ We will inform successful nominees by email within 24hrs of the applications deadline date

    ♦ The charity’s decision is final

    MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

    As with all Muscle Dreams, our beneficiaries are defined as children & young people in the UK with Muscular Dystrophy (MD) & allied neuromuscular conditions.

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