Donations and Fundraising
The Carers’ Support Centre needs to raise many thousands of pounds each year so that we can continue to provide services to Carers in North Lincolnshire who need our help. We do receive financial backing from North Lincolnshire Council and the NHS, however, we need additional funding to help us to cover the costs of providing that little bit of extra support which can make all the difference to our service users.
If you would like to make a donation by credit card, debit card or PayPal please click or tap on the Virgin Money Giving button:
or please send a cheque to the Carers' Support Centre, Jessie Wilcox House, 11 Redcombe Lane, Brigg DN20 8AU. If you are a UK taxpayer and would like to make a Gift Aid donation (this will enable us to claim an extra 25 pence from the Government for every £1 you donate) please download and complete a Gift Aid declaration form and return it with your payment.
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Donations and Grants Received
The Carers' Support Centre has received £600 from the Nationwide Building Society's Community Match Scheme. Thank you to Sandra Barker for nominating the Centre, to everyone who voted for us and to the Nationwide Building Society.
The Carers' Support Centre has been awarded £3,000 by the Lloyds Bank Community Fund folowing a public vote. The Carers' Support Centre topped the vote in the Scunthorpe area, receiving 36.3% of the 5,044 votes cast. The funding will be used to provide activities and outings to give Carers a break. Thank you to everyone who voted for us.
The Carers' Support Centre has been awarded £1,400 by the Community Covenant Grant Scheme to purchase laptops for IT tuition and the Family History Group. The Community Covenant Grant Scheme funds local projects which bring together the civilian and armed forces communities.
The Carers' Support Centre would like to thank the Rotary Club of Scunthorpe for a donation of £1,000 to support Carers of people with a dementia-related illness. The money is going to support the Dementia Information Groups.
Councillor John Kitwood, the Town Mayor of Brigg for 2013-14, very kindly used his mayoral year to raise funds for the Carers' Support Centre and Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance. The Carers' Support Centre is very grateful to Councillor Kitwood who managed to raise a fantastic £750 for each charity.
Thank you to the Santander Foundation for the award of a Community Plus grant of £5,000 to help the Carers' Support Centre to provide workshops for Carers.
The Carers' Support Centre is very grateful to receive a donation of £500 from the Glanford Vale Lodge.
Thank you to Helen Cresswell who has very generously donated £150.00 she received in lieu of gifts for her recent landmark birthday.
The Carers' Support Centre has been awarded a grant of £913 from the People's Postcode Trust to help buy equipment for the Lavender Room, such as a manicure table and aromatherapy oils. The People’s Postcode Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
The Carers' Support Centre would like to thank Robert Hepworth for a donation of £190 in memory of his wife, Joyce.
Heather Redshaw organised another event, this time a coffee morning, at Broughton Village Hall. It was attended by more than 70 people and over £500 was raised to help Carers across North Lincolnshire.
A Grand Carer Group Lunch was held at the Cocked Hat, Ferry Road, Scunthorpe on Thursday 24th January. Around 100 Carers from all over North Lincolnshire attended.
At the lunch the Carers’ Support Centre received a very generous donation from SPI Matrix, Immingham of £2,193. Our most grateful thanks go to Mr R. Kyrnyckyj, M.D. and Mr K. Grimbleby of SPI Matrix. The money will be used to fund future activities for Carers and to carry on the support we offer to all Carers in North Lincolnshire.
Heather Redshaw, one of our trustees, kindly organised a bring and buy sale at Broughton Village Hall and raised an outstanding £420.60. This money will help support our activities during Carers Week in June.
Petticoats and Adore Fashion Boutique of Brigg showcased their autumn and winter fashions at a charity fashion show at the Angel Suite and raised a fantastic £1,131 for the Carers' Support Centre. The money will go towards funding the Lavender Room, our new therapy suite, which will help Carers de-stress, relax and unwind to help reduce the risk of mental health problems.
A big thank you to everyone who collected coupons for the Scunthorpe Telegraph's Cash For Your Community Campaign. The Carers' Support Centre received the 16th most votes (out of 200 organisations taking part) and was awarded £241.44.
The Carers' Support Centre thanks Joyce Atkinson for all her fundraising efforts through her garage sales over the past few years.