BURTON CHARITY HANDS OUT NEARLY £95,000 TO GOOD CAUSES

A BURTON charity has handed out £94,912 to organisations who can make an impact in the community

The Consolidated Charity of Burton made 13 grant awards at its latest meeting.

They went to:

4th Burton Scouts -  to replace the Scout minibus;

Able to Forum – for the costs of the Able Too Games;

Burton Afghan Society – maintenance and safety of community buildings;

Burton Albion Community Trust – to help with the costs of delivering community programmes;

Burton Churches Together and the YMCA   - towards the costs of providing a night shelter for the homeless;

Burton Youth for Christ - to help with operating costs;

Community Learning Centre - operating costs

Holy Trinity Church, Anslow – for the costs of roof repairs;

St Chad’s Church and Community Centre – pointing work on church buildings;

St George’s Knights Power Wheelchair Football Club – repair of sports equipment;

St Mary’s Church -  for a disabled toilet and kitchen facilities;

Scropton Riding Centre for the Disabled – arena resurfacing;

Stretton Anglesey Bowls Club -  automatic irrigation system for the bowling green;

Broadway Social Enterprise – to provide courses on gardening and healthy cooking.

Consolidated Charity Chairman Ben Robinson said: “We are delighted to have been able to award another substantial amount of money to organisations whose work will have a direct benefit on the people of Burton.

“The trustees were impressed with the quality and scope of work being undertaken by a diverse range of groups and we were keen to support the projects they put before us which will make a massive impact on the community.”

This entry was posted on November 20, 2019