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Warrington Ethnic Society supports culturally diverse communities (black, minority and ethic) to promote community cohesion in Warrington. The project increases engagement, participation and the voice of culturally diverse older communities to better improve lives, services, policies and opportunities. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant is to be spent on a range of promotional materials and stationary to deliver this activity.
Warrington Ethnic Society Over 50’s support older people from BME communities. They wanted to involve more people in their activities. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant enabled the group to pay for some of their room hire costs, with a view to involving more people over 50 in their activities and becoming more sustainable as a group.
Warrington Pensioners are a group who provide social activities for pensioners experiencing isolation. They identified a need to reprint their leaflets to attract more members and take their members on a lunch trip to Blackpool. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant funding allowed, 70 older people to attend.
We are a unit of the Sea Cadet Corps and we provide training and activities based on the traditions of the Royal Navy. We are not a pre-service recruiting group but strive to produce well balanced young people who are the citizens of the future. Our group is open to young people aged 10 – 18 and we pride ourselves on being fully inclusive. Activities are varied, depending on the skill set of each cadet, but include sailing and boating activities, first aid, camp craft, D of E award scheme to naREAD MORE
Warrington Voluntary Action supports the development of a vibrant, thriving and sustainable third sector to meet the diverse needs f local communities.
28/07/17, Inspiring Young Trusteeship – This project will work closely with CVS Cheshire East to recruit at least 20 young people, provide training and support and then place them with suitable voluntary sector organisations to either work with or alongside their Boards to enable them to gain experience of what being on a volREAD MORE
The Wolves Foundation are a registered charity affiliated to the Warrington Wolves Rugby League Football Club delivering a range of charitable activities within the communities of Warrington.
26/04/17, Mature Movers – this project is to provide a range of Mature Movers dance and exercise classes for older people aged 50+ throughout Warrington, developing current provision to attract new participants to make the group sustainable and offer further opportunities for current pREAD MORE
Warrington Youth Club’s (WYC) ethos is “Inspiring Young People to Achieve”. Established in 1952, the Youth Club is the largest voluntary sector Youth Club in Warrington, providing services that meet the needs of a wide range of groups, helping and empowering young people to make positive changes for themselves and their communities. WYC offer high quality personal and social development opportunities to over 4,000 children and young people from across Warrington aged 7 to 19, and up to 25 for pREAD MORE
Warrington Youth for Christ identified a need to buy staging which will be used for community events such as their ReAct family fun days and the music academy and band events run for local young people in Warrington. The staging will also be let to other local groups to raise funds for the ongoing sustainability of the organisation. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant paid for capital costs.
Wesley Methodist Church offers a range of safe and welcoming spaces for the local community. It is situated close to the central shopping area in Chester. The project enabled the church to continue with their weekly breadmaking sessions for isolated older people. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant paid for running and staffing costs.
West Cheshire Voluntary Arts Network act as a co-ordinating body for voluntary community arts groups providing support and effective means of communication between the groups themselves, the local authority or other bodies, to enable them to flourish and contribute to community cohesion and quality of life. Cheshire Community Foundation grant funding supported the costs of an Arts Award event to celebrate the efforts of voluntary sector arts organisations across Cheshire West & Chester.