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1nclu5ive Sandbach is a support and access group for disabled people, their families and carers. The grant awarded by Cheshire Community Foundation helped to raise disability awareness and enabled the delivery of essential social well-being activities for residents in East Cheshire.
1st Sutton (St James) Scout and Guide Group operates in the Sutton area of Macclesfield. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant paid for a lighting desk, after the Group had identified a need for improved lighting for their stage. The Scout and Guide Group use their stage to provide creative arts and shows for themselves and the wider community as part of a range of activities.
35th South West Cheshire (Wistaston) Scout Group, based in Crewe, has over 135 members. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant provided essential help with heating and electrical works as part of a much-needed major refurbishment of their HQ.
3rd Space operate from St Peter’s Christian Centre – an ‘Urban Sanctuary’ in the heart of Chester City Centre. Their cafe serves light refreshments at inexpensive prices. 3rd Space deliver good mental health well-being workshops, and the grant awarded by Cheshire Community Foundation, covered the costs of a Therapeutic Art Workshop Facilitator.
3rd Warrington East Scout Group develops new life skills with young girls and boys between 6 and 18 years old. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant improved their facilities by providing LED lighting throughout the Scout hut, which has enabled the space to be used by the Scouts and other community groups.
4th Over St Johns Guides is a newly established Guide group in Winsford. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant provided camping equipment, enabling the group to arrange and participate in summer camps.
Action for Children exists to help the most vulnerable children and young people break through injustice, deprivation and inequality, so they can achieve their full potential. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant enabled the redevelopment of the outdoor play area at Styal Women’s prison to encourage mother and child bonding and support siblings visiting days.
Age UK Cheshire East, founded in 1988, is a local charity supporting people over 50 years of age, their families and carers through the provision of high quality practical and emotional support. Age UK support over 11,000 older people per annum with the help of over 150 active volunteers.
Age UK’s mission is to improve the later life for vulnerable, isolated older people in the community, offering advice, information, advocacy, friendship, practical support and activities to support health aREAD MORE
Ash-worth Time Bank addresses rural isolation by sharing skills, experiences and resources in the community. The informal network of people share their time and skills to exchange services in the interests of social welfare. The Ash-worth Time Bank arranges social and activity groups, including, art, languages and craft activities for over 350 members in 14 villages. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant has contributed towards staffing costs and office rental.
Audlem and District Community Action provide a range of community services in their local area. The community action project engages older people to provide more interest, stimulation, education and involvement in community events such as local concerts, meals out and trips to open gardens and shops. A grant from Cheshire Community Foundation provided computer equipment for IT literacy classes and contributed towards trips and transport.