£500 Community Chest awards to 10 local groups

6th Jun 2024

We are happy to announce that our Community Chest has given ten organisations a £500 grant. Below is a list of the winners:

  1. 2nd Thurlston Rainbows:

For the group to continue in their many activities for young girls before they go onto becoming Brownies, also helping to keep costs down for parents.

  1. Polish Community Hub:

This will make a significant difference to the Polish hub by providing essential financial support to ensure the success and stainability of the Polish Heritage Day Event.

  1. Castle Hill Infant Specialist Unit:

Towards funding a minibus for their children to experience wider opportunities including swimming and other SEND activities

  1. Butterfly Childcare:

Providing families in Northwest Ipswich with extra activities after school and school holidays.

  1. Paddy Geere House:

Towards the overhaul of their community garden which is invaluable for their tenants as it is a great space for all to enjoy.

  1. New Beginnings:

Providing a 6-week course on building self-esteem for boys and girls at a local school.

  1. Combat2Coffee:

To create a pleasant safe outdoor space at the Unity Centre with plants, hardware and materials.

  1. St Pancras PTA:

Providing support for the school and funding for their Summer Fayre ensuring a great entertaining day for everyone.

  1. Bows and Arrows:

Funding a trip to Hollow Tree Farm, Semer, for 20 children and parents, giving them the opportunity to take part in this outdoor experience.

  1. The Bus Shelter:

Their primary purpose is to support rough sleepers and the homeless, this funding will be used to restock their basic food parcels.