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The North East Derbyshire Community Responders Story

The North East Derbyshire Community Responders Story

Last year our Hall Family Fund made a grant to North East Derbyshire Community Responders, to purchase kit and equipment to support volunteer responders working alongside ambulance, police and fire services....

The PCRefurb Story

The PCRefurb Story

PCrefurb provides reconditioned tablets, laptops and PCs to individuals, community groups, charities, care homes and other spaces where technology can reduce isolation and remove barriers to independent living....

The Artcore Story

The Artcore Story

Back in November 2020 our Freemasons Derbyshire Fund provided money for 80 kits, these kits were family packs, featuring a wide variety of fun arts and crafts materials...

The TOGS Story

The TOGS Story

£2,000 was awarded to TOGS, a Derby-based clothes bank, through our Walbrook Fund back in January 2020. The grant was to fund the group’s rent for a full 12 months....

The Derby Live at Home Story

The Derby Live at Home Story

Our John Weston Fund awarded £2,523 back in 2020 to cover the costs of producing and delivering four newsletters over a full year to its members – over 500 elderly residents across the City who would usually attend social luncheons and other tailored activities....

The PAN Story

The PAN Story

Awarded £1,900 for core costs over a full year, including volunteer expenses and room hire from our Derbyshire High Sheriff Fund....

The Worth Charity Story

The Worth Charity Story

Awarded in early March 2020 from our Gerard-Pearse Family Fund, the timing of this grant was incredibly fortunate, as it has really offered security in what has turned out to be a very difficult year....

The Farming Life Centre Story

The Farming Life Centre Story

Awarded a £1,000 grant in 2019 from our Hall Family Fund, this grant to support the Ashford in the Water Social group, aimed at reducing isolation in farming communities, shows how a relatively small grant aimed at the right service can make a significant difference in our rural communities...