Grants 2020

Mornington Community Project

Funding the Nurturing Family Support project which engages socially, physically and mentally vulnerable parents, grandparents, carers and children and encourages a holistic nurturing approach to family life.

Youth Adventure Trust

To recruit new vulnerable young people from Swindon on their first year of the Youth Adventure Programme (from a new stream of 40 YP from all over Wiltshire) Youth Adventure Trust uses outdoor adventure to empower disadvantaged young people, to fulfil their potential and lead positive lives in the future.

Helen & Douglas House

Repairs to, and purchase of new parts for, the pump that supplies and cleans our Hydrotherapy Pool. Purchase of medical grade scrubs in fun, bright colours for our Care Team. Helen & Douglas House is an Oxford-based children's hospice, providing specialised paediatric palliative care in-house, in-hospital and at home.

Action Through Enterprise

To fund a Special Needs Awareness Programme which enables inclusion through support groups, play, and access to healthcare and education for marginalised disabled children and their families in rural Ghana. ATE's aim is to end poverty in all its forms in Lawra Municipal, Ghana by delivering an integrated range of programmes to increase access to education for all, enable sustainable business development, and inclusion for disabled children and their families.

Smile for Life Children's Charity

Funding towards the costs of delivering the 'Café Beam' project over a 12 month period. This includes wages and the project's contribution towards the organisation's 'core costs'. Smile For Life's vision is to put a smile on the face of every disabled and disadvantaged youngster and to empower these children and young people to achieve their potential to live a full and happy life.

Me2 Club

Funding towards the CEO salary to take forward lessons learned to developing more innovative accessible services to address the growing emotional and mental health issues being suffered through the pandemic. Me2Club address the challenges of isolation and exclusion of children, aged 5 to 19 years, with wide ranging additional needs and disabilities, enabling them to experience, and benefit from, weekly mainstream leisure activities.

Child Brain Injury Trust

Funding towards the ABI Coordinator's Salary to support brain injured children in the West Midlands when they are admitted to Birmingham Children's Hospital, during treatment, discharge, returning home, at school and in the wider community.

Trinity Hospice

Support the funding of the unexpected replacement of our hospice In Patient Unit flooring from carpet to hard flooring due to a change in CQC rules which means hospices are now inspected as hospitals. The hospice serves Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre, providing hospice at home, community care, in-hospital team and in-patient facilities, as well as day therapy, counselling and our own dedicated children's hospice.

Child Bereavement UK

Contribute to the costs of providing individual and group support to bereaved children and young people in Buckinghamshire via telephone and virtual means from January to August 2021.

St Peter's Hospice

We are asking for support to pay for 5 patients to be looked after by our Hospice at Home team. Care will be given to terminally ill patients in their own homes.