Further £18,000 awarded to good causes

A BURTON Charity has awarded more than £18,000 in grants to good causes at its latest funding meeting.

The Consolidated Charity of Burton has already made grant awards of more than £200,000 to organisations in the town this year and approved another seven applications for help this time.

The Donna Louise Trust, which supports children with life-limiting conditions, was awarded £6,426.

Burton Youth Christ, which looks to maximise the potential of seven to 25-year-olds, was granted £3,650.

A total of £1,500 was granted to the Eaton Foundation for its mental health outreach work.

Burton Cruse Bereavement Care will also receive £1,500.

Stretton Pre-School will receive £550 to help it purchase folding tables and crash mats.

Asthma Relief will be given £1,925 to aid its work in the town.

And Winshill FC has been awarded £2,670 so it can purchase new sets of mini goals.

Charity Chairman Ben Robinson says: “We are delighted to benefit another wide range of organisations which greatly improve life for the people of Burton-on-Trent.

“The Charity is keen to help organisations like these who have such a positive impact and we are pleased that we continue to generate the funds needed to support them.”

The Consolidated Charity is an endowed Charity which aims to benefit the residents of Burton by providing Almshouse accommodation and by making charitable grants to individuals in need and to organisations which serve the community.

It is run by a group of volunteer trustees. Anyone wishing to apply for a grant or to find out more about the charity should visit www.consolidatedcharityburton.org.uk

This entry was posted on September 20, 2016