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Anchor Community Connection Fund

April 2024

Delapre Abbey Preservation Trust - £3,000

Offering workshops and collaborative gardening projects, the initiative encourages community members to actively participate in food production, to alleviate the pressure on food banks and reduce food insecurity.

Pravasi Mandal (Asian Elders Group) - £2,966.47

To support their Meals on Wheels connecting communities through food and focusing on the older population.

Northampton Town of Sanctuary - £907.50

To provide young children from a refugee background with culturally appropriate food and various other activities to help improve wellbeing.

March 2024

Progressive World Vision CIC - £2,520

'Nourish & Connect: Catering for the Community' to tackle isolation amongst older people and individuals facing food insecurity.

Hemmingwell Community and Skills Centre CIO - £2,945.99

To update their kitchen facilities to facilitate cooking workshops for local residents.

Time 4 Support - £1,500

To offer food wellbeing packages for parent carers at their monthly support group

Shine Development Concept CIC - £2,994.38

To support their African Breakfast Cafe

Re:Store Northampton - £3,000

To support 'The Hub' - a modern coffee shop to encourage people to chat and build community, receive free refreshments and now how to access their foodbank service and other support.

Spring Charity - £1,499

To fund their Family Breakfast Club to parents and caregivers who are experiencing food poverty

The Shack Food Project - £3,000

To connect volunteers with the community through food parcels 

United African Association - £3,000

To fund Community Lunches after the Food Fund Drive for volunteers and the community

February 2024

Doddridge Centre - £3,000

To  offer a seniors lunch club to local individuals on a weekly basis.

Linwood Community Co-operative - £3,000

To buy a Community Cafe Coffee Machine for their accessible community cafe.