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Poverty Hurts Appeal Fund

August 2023

Weston Favell Centre Foodbank - £1625

The grant will be used towards Food Bank Manager and toiletries

July 2023

Home-Start Kettering - £2000

The grant will be used towards the emergency food parcel distribution hub in partnership with KCU

June 2023

Community Law Service (Northampton & County) - £2,957.76

The grant will be used towards a Telephone Triage Worker to give debt advice to people experiencing financial distress

May 2023

The Lowdown - £2000

Care Packages for young people using their services

Weston Favell Centre Foodbank - £3000

The funding will be used to support salary costs to deliver food parcels.

April 2023

NorFAMtoN - £3000

The funding will be used for a Windrush generation doorstep befriending team delivering home cooked meals and cultural hampers

March 2023

Northampton Town of Sanctuary - £3000

The funding will be used for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) for disperged refugees

Peak Empower - £2,750

The funding will be used to support families in need with toiletries

Power of the Mind Networks - £2,996.80

The funding will be used to shop for food stuffs of African background, package them and deliver to families in need.

Dostiyo Community Fridge - £2,989.72

This grant will enable their service users to better cope to feed themselves and their families with being able to access free food from the Community Fridge.

February 2023

Emmanuel Group of Churches - £3000

This funding would go towards a warm spaces provision, and provide advice and sign-posting to other services addressing poverty. It would also support the well-being of adults, and the healthy growth and development of babies in disadvantaged families.

Northamptonshire Carers - £3000

They will open up to more Adult Carers and Young Carer families, and purchase a wide range of essential food and toiletries and have them in stock so that this is easily accessible for the most vulnerable clients as and when needed.

The Shack Food Project - £3000

The funding will support food parcels to families and individuals in Kettering and Corby

Dostiyo Asian Women & Girls Organisation - £2,962

The funding will go towards Fuel poverty Advice and Welfare Benefits service to  local people and their families

January 2023

SNVB - £3000

The funding will support the SNVB Community Larder in Towcester

Daylight Centre - £3000

The funding will support the running of the foodbank through the staff costs of the Foodbank Adminstrator

Springs Family Centre - £1500

The funding will support their food bank activities

Citizens Advice Services Corby and Kettering (CASCK) - £3000

The funding will support their help and advice line service

United African Association - £3000

The funding will be used for Children's Winter Coat Vouchers

Weston Favell Centre Foodbank - £3000

The funding will enable them to provide foods for more people, helping to reduce food hunger and poverty

Doddridge Centre Ltd - £1,792.44

The funding will be used to replenish the kitchen with crockery, utensils, equipment etc so they can run cooking on a budget courses, lunch clubs, breakfast and pop up cafes

September 2022

The McCarthy-Dixon Foundation - £1000

The funding will support to combat the cost of living crisis through their foodbank activity