ELMC Grants

 

Grants made by the ELMC Grant Making Committee

Total Since inception = £434,956.26

 

DateRecipentAmountDistrict
30.05.17West Pennine Slings
To purchase of 20 slings
£1,007.00 East Ribble
30.05.17Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£850.00 Salford
30.05.17Bolton Sea Cadets
Donation
£3,000.00 Bolton
30.05.17Hope Kidney Patients Association
Donation
£1,000.00 Salford
30.05.17Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£692.00 Manchester
30.05.17Margaret Haes Riding Centre
Contribution towards floodlighting
£1,000.00 Bury
30.05.17Parkinsons UK, Bury Branch
To purchase a projector
£610.00 Bury
30.05.17Milnrow Ladybarn Bowling Club
To provide wheelchair access ramp
£1,200.00 Rochdale
30.05.17East Manchester Community Boat Project
Contribution to running costs
£750.00 Salford
30.05.17Springhill Hospice
Purchase of Fundraising Equipment
£889.00 Rochdale
30.05.17Salford Loaves & Fishes
To purchase 600 litre capacity fridge
£1,334.00 Derby
30.05.17Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£586.00 East Ribble
12.04.17North Tameside Scouting District
Contribution to cost of band for St Georges Day Parade
£250.00 Ashton & Mossley
13.03.17Blackburn Youth Zone
Sponsorship of Glasses & Tee Shirts
£1,200.00 East Ribble
24.02.17Chapman, Cancer Treatment
Match funding towards cancer treatment
£100.00Ashton & Mossley
24.02.17St  Ann’s Church
Contribution
£1,000.00 Province
24.02.17Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£2,000.00 Bolton
24.02.17Caudwell Children
To fund two tricycles
£1,000.00 Province
24.02.17Droylesden Youth Centre
Support school educational trip to Spain
£250.00 Audenshaw
24.02.17Broughton House
To fund two patients
£5,000.00 Direct
24.02.17North West & Lakes Blood Bikes
Purchase 3 straps for each bike
£1,500.00 Bury
24.02.17Tottington Bowling & Social Club
Upgrade and extend kitchen area
£2,000.00 Bury
24.02.17Ashworth Valley Scout Camp
Installation of Heating in Ranch House
£4,950.00Bury
09.01.17Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£800.00 Salford
13.12.16The Fusiliers Museum
Purchase of 15 new computers
£4,704.80 Bury
13.12.16Pathways
Equipment for a Sensory Room
£1,552.77 Ashton & Mossley
13.12.16GM Carers Trust in Greater Manchester
Support for Memories and Melodies Project for Carers
£1000.00 Bolton
13.12.16Rochdale Food Bank
Support for families suffering hardship
£500.00 Rochdale
13.12.16Grange Bowling Club
Repair to wall and alarm in disabled toilet
£740.00 East Ribble
13.12.16Friends of Tameside Young Carers
Day out for 70 Young Carers
£1700.00 Audenshaw
13.12.16Off the Record
Towards the development of a new App for young people
£500.00 Oldham
10.11.16Pyramid Self Help Group
To support a Christmas Party for 35 people
£350.00 Burnley & Pendle
24.10.16New Ground Together
Hire of large screen for Christmas lights switch on
£1500.00 East Ribble
24.10.16Wood Street Mission
Supply of Christmas gifts to children
£2000.00 Manchester
18.10.16Lodge of Merit
To provide helmet for boy born with a soft skull
£1500.00 Bury
05.10.16Tall Ships Trust
Bursary for two young people to train on Tall Ships
£500.00
05.10.16Latin Dance Steps
To cover costs of Junior 4 Couple Team
£3388.00 Ashton & Mossley
05.10.16Salle Angelo Fencing Club
To cover the cost of two FIE Scoring Sets
£2834.00 Rochdale
05.10.16Sandon House Community Centre
To provide replacement flooring
£3200.00 Bury
05.10.16Top View Community Special School
To re-fit a sensory room
£2977.56.00 Bury
05.10.16HFT@Greenfield Community Centre
To purchase and install a defibrillator
£1120.00 East Ribble
05.10.16Lancashire Women’s Centres
To match own fundraising
£2636.00East Ribble
05.10.16Cherry Tree Bowling Club
To purchase a Heritage Litter Bin
£145.00
05.10.16Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£450.00 Bury
15.07.16Victoria Baths
To assist in the Restoration of the Baths
£3000.00
15.07.16IOM Renovation Project
Provincial Grand Lodge of The Isle of Man
£1000.00PGM Discretionary Fund
15.07.16Rochdale Lodge
To assist in the maintenance of a stairlift
£250.00Rochdale
15.07.16You Can
To purchase canoes, parachutes and mats
£1,300.00 Salford
15.07.16Salford Carers Centre
To assist in the production of a calender
£500.00Salford
04.05.16The FED
To purchase specialist palliative care equipment
£1,000.00
04.05.16Bury Society for blind and partially sighted people
Donation to cover of a trip for 90 people
£1,976.40Bury
04.05.16Teddies for loving care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£780.00Bury
04.05.16St Georges Scout Group
To purchase a self build shelter
£2,151.00East Ribble
04.05.16Thwaites Empire Theatre
To purchase a two Defibrillator
£1,850.00East Ribble
04.05.16East Manchester Canal Boat Project
To purchase a Defibrillator
£400.00Ashton & Mossley
25.02.16Tottington High School
Donation towards purchase of musical instruments
£250.00Bury
25.02.161969 Rossendale Squadron, Air Training Corps
To provide 5 PC workstations, keyboards and monitors
£2,113.16Bury
25.02.16The Frost Foundation
To provide a specialist wheelchair
£1,000.00Bury
25.02.16Middleton Cricket Club
To provide sight screens for a Focus and Community Club
£2,800.00Sykes
25.02.16Salford Imagination Library
To provide books for pre-school children in under priviledged areas of Salford
£1,250.00Sykes
25.02.16Hosanna House Children’s Hospice
Donation for three children or young people to travel to Lourdes
£2,250.00Sykes
26.11.15Francis House Children’s Hospice
Donation to the ‘Kirsty’ Appeal. Matched with a donation from the Province of Cheshire
£1,000.00ELMC
26.11.15Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£1,600.00Bolton
26.11.15RNLI
To support their work
£1,500.00Bury
26.11.15Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£500.00Manchester
26.11.15Outreach
To purchase computer monitors and laptops
£1,000.00Manchester
17.09.15St Peter’s Church Lads and Girls Brigade
To purchase equipment and uniforms
£1,088.88Salford
17.09.15Bury Amateur Boxing Club
To purchase new boxing equipment
£1,000.00East Ribble
17.09.15Growing Wild
To Provide a poly tunnel for community food growing
£2,966.80East Ribble
17.09.15St John’s Brass Band
To upkeep equipment and uniforms
£1,000.00Ashton & Mossley
17.09.15Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£585.79East Ribble
17.09.15Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£600.00Salford
08.05.15Springhill Hospice
Donation
£900.00Salford
01.05.15Besses Boys Band
To purchase sweatshirts for band tour of Cornwall
£800.00Bury
01.05.15Youth Adventure Tameside
To purchase camping equipment for Duke of Edinburgh awards scheme
£1,930.00Ashton & Mossley
17.02.15SAAFA
To Cover Venue and Catering Costs
£550.00Manchester
17.02.15Oldham Sea Cadets
To Install Shower and Toilet Facilities
£4,100.00Oldham
17.02.15East Lancs Hospice
To purchase various outdoor lighting equipment
£4,707.60East Ribble
17.02.15Cotton Shed Theatre
To purchase an Apple iMac Computer
£1,999.00Bury
17.02.15Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£600.00Salford
17.02.15Y.O.U.Care
To sponsor a page in the 2016 Calendar for the Christie Hospital Young Oncology Unit
£500.00Salford
17.02.15Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention
To fund the cost of printing 1000 leaflets
£400.00Derby
17.02.15Bury Cancer Support Centre
To provide a ramp for disabled users
£1,596.00Bury
17.02.15The 3rd Royton Scouts
To provide new groundsheet and tents
£600.00Salford
16.12.14Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£300.00Derby
16.12.14TLC Victim Support
To provide teddies for child victims of crime
£213.12Rochdale
16.12.14Bury Blind & Partially Sighted Society
To part fund towards the cost of a replacement boiler
£1,000.00Bury
16.12.14Whitefield Macular Society
To Purchase paper, inks and magnifying lenses
£500.00Derby
16.12.14123rd Manchester Scouts
To Purchase a hot water geyser
£250.00Salford
16.12.14Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£1,500.00Bury
14.10.14Bolton Little Theatre
To Fund Emergency Lighting and Stage Lighting Refurbishment
£1,000.00Bolton
14.10.14Halliwell Befriending Service
To fund a Sheltered Patio Area
£2,000.00Bolton
14.10.14Halliwell Organic Growers
The purchase of a Wind Generator and Charge Controller
£1,000.00Bolton
14.10.14Blackburn Youth Zone
To fund a Sensory Room Package
£4,995.00East Ribble
14.10.149th Ramsbottom Scout Group
To fund the purchase of new camping equipment
£1,000.96Salford
30.06.14Margaret Hae’s Riding Centre
Contribution
£500.00Bury
30.06.14Belthorn Village Hall
The purchase of a Specialist Grass Mowing Machine
£454.80East Ribble
30.06.14Denton Youth Under 8’s Football Club
The purchase of equipment to help with training
£600.00Ashton & Mossley
30.06.14Grace’s Place
The purchase of a bed and other equipment for the treatment room
£4,000.00Bury
30.06.14Greater Manchester Oral History Project
To purchase recording equipment
£1,322.00Salford
30.06.14Greenmount Village Pre-School
To fund the replacement of a slide and the purchase of ICT equipment
£1,500.00Bury
30.06.14Middleton Popstars Academy
The purchase of materials to complete the backstage areas
£1,250.00Oldham
30.06.14Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£600.00Salford
07.04.14ALLtogether Social Trust
To fund towards the hosting of a talent show at the Thwaites Empire Theatre
£500.00East Ribble
07.04.14Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide, Blackburn Branch
The purchase of 5 copies of requested books
£489.50East Ribble
07.04.14Bolton Hospice
To fund the supply of wardrobe and bedside cabinets in refurbished patient rooms
£4,370.00Bury
07.04.14Hyndburn Heritage & Community Group
To fund the supply and installation of safety and security glass for displays
£1,500.00East Ribble
07.04.14Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£400.00Burnley & Pendle
07.04.14Splinter Guitar Club
To purchase guitars and other musical instruments for use by people with learning disabilities
£750.00Salford
10.02.14Whitefield Macular Society
To purchase printer, ink and paper
£400.00Salford
10.02.14Oldham Mountain Rescue Team
To purchase 8 cases to carry and protect medical equipment and medicines
£307.93Salford
10.02.14Delamere School
To purchase specialised outdoor play equipment
£2,401.59Salford
22.11.13Fit2XL Community Gymnasium
To assist in the restoration of fire damaged community gymnasium
£2,900.00East Ribble
06.11.13Friends of Darwen Cemetery
To Provide Muck Truck,section markers and District Project
£2,640.00East Ribble
06.11.13Nightsafe
To provide sleeping bags and emergency kits for homeless
£3,050.00East Ribble
06.11.13East Lancs Hospice
To provide medals for inaugural charity run
£350.00East Ribble
06.11.13St Annes Girl Guides
To Supply camping equipment
£1,750.00Bury
06.11.13Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£591.66East-Ribble
06.11.13Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals
£1,800.00Bolton
20.04.13North West Blood Bikes
To purchase a bike & livery – voluntary out of hours blood/breast milk etc delivery service for the NHS
£4,175.00East Ribble
20.04.13Kearsley Youth Brass Band
To purchase a Soprano Cornet – encouraging talent amongst disadvantaged children in Bolton
£500.00Bolton
20.04.13Middleton Heartline Clb
To purchase a Massage Table, Badminton Rackets and Shuttlecocks
£364.98Oldham
20.04.1383rd Oldham St Stephens Cubs
Towards the cost of camping equipment (tents etc)
£2,000.00Salford
20.04.13Medequip for Kids
Towards the cost of ophthalmoscope for new Childrens A & E at Fairfield Hospital
£836.40Bury
15.02.13Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution in local hospitals and A & E Departments
£2,661.00Bury
15.02.13Manchester Jewish Community Care
To provide a Replacement Washing Machine
£3,118.80Sykes
15.02.13Middleton Gymnastics Club
To help fund gymnastic equipment, currently supporting over 200 tots to teenagers
£3,250.00Oldham
15.02.13Wythenshawe Wheelers
To purchase a Mission Solo Trike, provide cycling experiences and training for the less-abled
£600.00Sykes
15.02.13Child Action North West
For funding children’s activities at the Victorian Pound Day in 2013
£4,615.00East Ribble
30.10.12Teddies for Loving Care
To provide teddies for distribution by Rochdale Victim Support Group
£198.72Rochdale
30.10.12GOs on Tour
To provide uprated speakers for a community entertainment group.
£500.00East Ribble
30.10.12St James Primary School, Haslingden
To provide children with learning difficulties with 3 i-pads and software.
£1,260.00Bury
14.08.12East Manchester Community Boat Project (provides canal boat trips for the disadvantaged)
To assist with re-painting and updating health and safety equipment to legal requirements
£4,000.00Ashton and Mossley
14.08.12Manchester Fencing Club
To provide starter and competition equipment for the under 14 yrs age group and to fund a new starter class
£1,000.00Ashton and Mossley
14.08.12Tottington Community Defibrillator Appeal
To help provide two defibrillators at either end of Tottington Village.
£3,120.00Bury
14.08.12TLC Initiative
To Provide stocks of TLC Bears to support District Hospital provision
£570.24East Ribble
17.04.12East Lancashire Hospice
To sponsor the Starlight Walk Participants Medals raising Funds (circa £80K) for the Hospice
£1,000.00East Ribble
17.04.12Pendle View Primary School
To provide a playground Pavilion giving shade in the Summer for wheelchair bound children
£4,012.80Burnley and Pendle
21.02.12Child Action North West
To Support a fund raising Victorian Pound Day at Blackburn Orphanage on 24 June 2012
£3,660.00East Ribble
31.01.12Teddies for Loving Care
Additional support for the Burnley and Pendle District for the Urgent Care Unit at Burnley General Hospital
£528.00Burnley and Pendle
31.01.12Riding for the Disabled
Towards new equipment for recently donated horses
£300.00Burnley and Pendle
31.01.12Hyndburn Arthritis Association
Towards Room Hire, Transport and Event Running for Members
£1000.00East Ribble
31.10.11Creative Living Centre (supporting the mentally and emotional distressed)
Purchase of Computer Equipment
£750.00Salford
09.08.11TLC Initiative
To Provide stocks of TLC bears to support individual District hospital provision sustainability
£2,340.00Bury
31.05.11Greater Manchester West County Scouts
To support young people to attend a World Scouts’ Jamboree
£1,000.00Bury
18.04.11Thwaites Theatre Partnership
Sponsor Annual Christmas Pantomine, Schools Competition and Promotion
£4,000.00Blackburn and Darwen
18.04.11Bury Cancer Support Centre
To purchase a series of essential items including a massage table for the centre
£1,700.00Bury
06.03.11Starlight Walk Event, East Lancs Hospice
To Sponsor Participants Medals (1000 + participants) raising funds for ELancs Hospice
£1,000.00Accrington
14.12.10Orchard House Day Hospital
Towards Landscaping of the External Grounds
£3,000.00Oldham
14.12.10Derian House Children’s Hospice
To fund the purchase of Lounge and other Televisions
£2,000.00Bolton
02.11.10Bury MBC Children’s Services
To support 100 local foster children and carers attending Christmas Pantomime
£500.00Audenshaw
05.10.10JIGSAW (Bury)
Sports Charity promoting fitness and health for disabled people
£100.00Oldham District
10.08.10Manchester Diocesan Mothers Union Hospital Projects
To purchase materials for clothing/items for deceased/premature babies
£150.00Rossendale
10.08.10Victim Support / TLC Scheme
TLC Bears now available for children giving evidence thru victim Support
£451.00Rossendale
10.08.10Rossendale First Responders
Towards Volunteer Ambulance Service Public Access Defibrillator kit
£250.00Rossendale
10.08.10The Coldwell inn Project Ltd
To prepare and tarmac access path to horticultural centre for less-abled
£1,250.00Bury
10.08.10Speakeasy
Towards administration support costs – therapy for Aphasia
£150.00Bury
10.08.101005 Squadron Air Training Corps, Radcliffe
Laptop and Printer – Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme Diploma Training
£400.00Bury
10.08.10Wood Street Mission
School Uniform Assistance for Disadvantaged Children
£2,000.00Manchester Districts
10.08.10Youth in the Community Award – recognition of community spirit
Awards/prizes and charity donations on behalf of recipient
£1,200.00Bolton
24.05.10Bury Society for the Deaf
Various equipment for the hearing impaired
£1,000.00Bury
12.04.10Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
Fund Outreach ‘Calmzone’ to help young men contemplating suicide
£1,500.00Rossendale
12.04.10Maden Centre, Bacup
To sponsor the Dance Workshops and the Story Magic Theatre Week
£2,350.00Rossendale
12.04.10Pendle Action for the Community
Contribution towards six months funding for the Charity
£1,430.00Burnley and Pendle
12.04.10Royton Air Training Corps, 1855 Squadron
Refurbishment / replacement windows / frames in main drill hall
£1,000.00Oldham District
15.02.10Broughton House
To assist with the purchase of new minibus
£2,500.00Salford
15.02.10Blackburn and Darwen District
Provide additional support for local ‘Teddies for Loving Care’ initiative
£1,000.00Blackburn and Darwen
15.02.10Thwaites Empire Theatre
To fund a childrens panto – proceeds to charities – joint project
£8,000.00Blackburn and Darwen
15.02.1010th Bolton Guides / Lancashire Border Guiding
To provide marquee for Lancashire Borders Centenary Camp 2010
£1,300.00Bolton
15.12.09Willow Wood Hospice
To refurbish hydrotherapy pool
£3,000.00Province
06.10.09Poorlots Allotments
To help towards building new site building
£150.00Salford
14.08.09Pendle View Primary School, Burnley
To help fund outings for children
£1,500.00Burnley and Pendle
04.08.09Helping Adolescents with Cancer (HAWC)
To enable local youngsters to attend social outings and holidays
£600.00Salford
28.05.09All Saint’s Church – St Francis Community Centre
To purchase sound system for the Community Centre
£700.00Bury
28.05.09Beechwood Cancer Care
Towards Specific Projects TBA
£1,500.00Province Discretionary Grant
07.04.09East Lancs Hospice
Cost of materials for brethren performing maintenance tasks
£500.00Blackburn
07.04.09The Maden Centre
Community Theatre and Workshop for Children
£9,000.00Rossendale
07.04.09Transport for Sick Children
Towards transporting sick children for medical trips
£500.00Rossendale
07.04.09Bury Cancer Support Group
To purchase two screen dividers
£1,500.00Bury
07.04.09Miles for Smiles
A charity that organises treats for youngsters who need a smile in their day.
£500.00Blackburn
07.04.09Thwaites Empire Theatre
Sponsorship of 2009 Pantomime
£8,000.00Blackburn
07.04.09Chadderton Park
Cost of materials for brethren to kit out changing facilities
£7,000.00Oldham
16.02.09Christ Church Community Development
Towards materials for Kitchen in new Community Centre
£10,000.00Ashton
16.02.09Henshaws Society for Blind People
Expert care, advice and training to anyone affected by sight loss
£500.00Starkie
16.02.09Salford Sailing Group
Purchase a training boat displaying ELMC logo on sale
£2,000.00Salford
16.02.09Diversity in Barrier Breaking Communications
Funding for training of two disabled / disadvantaged students on a course
£1,350.00Bolton
16.02.09Barnabus
Towards the cost of fitting out a van with medical supplies
£2,000.00
05.12.08Salford Lads and Girls Club
Club facilities for Salford Boys and Girls – see www.salfordladsclub.org.uk
£500.00Salford
05.12.08Salford Heart Care support Group
Practical Support for Heart Care Patients, Families and Carers
£500.00Salford
15.09.08Friends of Sunnyhurst Woods
Improvements to Childrens’ Play Area
£500.00Blackburn & Darwen
15.09.08Broughton House
To assist in raising funds at Christmas Fair and Charity Black Tie Dinner
£5,000.00Salford
15.09.08Northern Air Radio Hospital Broadcasting Service
Contribution to running costs of service to Manchester / Salford Hospitals
£1,000.00Salford
15.09.08Manchester University Chorus
To support funding of Concert at the Bridgewater Hall by University Orchestra
£250.00Salford
15.09.08League of Jewish Women / Jewish Talking Newspaper
To fund purchase of laptop and 60 speaker players for USB thumb drives
£2,698.00Salford
15.09.08Astley Bridge Football Club
To fund the purchase of goalposts appropriate to current legislation
£1,025.00Bolton
August 08Denton and Audenshaw Carnival
To support operational costs and further fundraising activities
£800.00Ashton and Mossley
18.08.08Edgeside and District Community Partnership
To Sponsor Family Theatre Week at Maden Community Centre, Bacup
£9,000.00Rossendale
17.06.08Middleton Cricket Club
To fund the construction of disabled toilets
£2,000.00Sykes
17.06.08Bolton Lads & Girls Club
To fund the training of extra Mentors
£5,000.00Bolton
21.04.08Astley Youth Band
For the purchase of new sheet music
£200.00Sykes
21.04.08Birtenshaw Hall (Childrens’ Homes)
Towards a new soft play area
£2,800.00Bolton
21.04.08Bolton Cardiac Support Group
To purchase a new defibrillator
£1,300.00Bolton
21.04.08Elton Primary School
Towards the cost of replacing books damaged by floods
£500.00Bury
21.04.08Thwaites Empire Theatre Trust
To fund a childrens panto – proceeds to charities – joint project
£8,000.00Blackburn and Darwen
21.04.08Gtr M/cr Cerebral Palsy Soc
Towards training project
£250.00Salford
21.04.08Salford Womens’ Aid
To fund a secure mobile phone scheme so abused women can get in touch
£750.00Salford
21.04.08Mediquip for kids
To help buy specific eqpmt at Hope hospital
£200.00Salford
21.04.08Salford Heart Care Support Group
Supporting this worthy cause
£250.00Salford
21.04.08Salford Child Contact Centre
Enables children from broken families to maintain contact with both parents
£250.00Salford
21.04.08M/cr Adoption Society
Supporting their activities
£250.00Salford
19.02.08Bury Cancer Support Centre
To help fund opening the centre for a third day a week
£1,500.00Sykes
19.02.08Transport for Sick Children
To support volunteer group transporting sick children to Hospital and doctor’s appointments
£500.00Rossendale
18.12.07Bolton Children’s Opportunity Group
To assist with refurbishment of premises
£1,000.00Bolton
18.12.07Alcohol & Drug Abstinence Service
To assist with refurb. of 2 residential premises
£5,000.00Starkey/Sykes/Derby
18.12.07Clayton Park Rangers Junior Football Club
Towards cost of equipment/coaching for youth development programme
£750.00Accrington
18.12.07East Lancs Scout Council
Towards cost of renovating local facilities
£500.00Rossendale
24.10.07Friends of Coalshaw Green Park
To refurbish “The Pavilion” kitchen, in this major project.
£9,500.00Oldham
24.10.07East Manchester Community Boat Project
To support canal boat at disposal of general community
£2,000.00Ashton/Mossley
24.10.07Broughton House Home for Ex-service Personnel
To hire of marquee for two major fundraising events
£7,500.00Salford
24.10.07Cardiac Risk in the Young
To support community cardiac screening program for young people
£1,000.00Blackburn and Darwen
24.10.07One Can Make a Difference
To support children suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy
£250.00Sykes
24.10.07Heathfield Resource Centre
To pay for an outing for disabled and underprivileged
£500.00Sykes
20.08.07Bolton Support Group, Marie Curie Cancer Care
Specialised Nursing Care for terminally ill people
£1,000.00Bolton
20.08.07430 (Droylsden) Squadron, Air Training Corps
Towards cost of renovating premises
£500.00Ashton/Mossley
20.08.07Disabled Asian Womens’ Network
Towards cost of transporting disabled women/children
£300.00Province
20.08.07The following Discretionary Grants were also made:
The Nicky Alliance Jewish Day Centre £250
Henshaw’s Society for the Blind £250
Alcohol & Drugs Services £250
Lifeshare £250
£1,000.00Province
20.06.07Fairfield General Hospital
To refurnish the playroom on the Childrens Ward, which has been closed since March, due to a flood.
£1,344.00Bury
11.06.07Gtr M/c High Sheriff’s Police Trust
To cover the cost of membership of this important organisation, expected to lead to excellent openings to good causes
£500.00Province
11.06.07Royal Northern College of Music
To cover the cost of hiring a piano for a major charity concert
£250.00Starkie
11.06.07Burnley & District Talking Newspaper for the Blind
To help keep this important service operating
£2,000.00Burnley
11.06.07Swinton & Worsley Mencap Soc.
Supporting Adults and children with learning difficulties
£750.00Salford
18.04.07Colne First Aid Services
Urgent request. Required to fit out a treatment caravan – matching £500 donated by Mark Masons
£500.00Province
18.04.07Birtenshaw Hall Special School
To help fund residential placements for children with special needs
£500.00Bolton
18.04.07Bury Cancer Support Centre
To fund an ‘outreach’ therapist for patients unable to visit the centre
£1,900.00Bury
18.04.07Parkinsons Disease Society
To fund an outing for sufferers and their families
£500.00Bolton
18.04.07Salford Crossroads Group
Enables carers to take respite and social breaks
£750.00Salford
18.04.07Tameside Independent Counselling and Advice Service
Offers free advice to distressed citizens
£250.00Bury
18.04.07Grtr M/c Music Action Zone
Introduces underprivileged children to music to develop self-esteem & citizenship
£500.00Bury
18.04.07Tottington Community Concert In the Park
To fund a marquee for this major annual event
£1,500.00Bury
18.04.07Hargreaves House Play Area
To help fund a new play area for young people with severe learning difficulties
£5,000.00Accrington
18.04.07Bowley Scout Camp/Hut
To help fund the construction of a major new Scout centre
£10,000.00Blackburn
18.04.07Hurdles (Parent run org.)
To assist in setting up a new café for special needs children
£1,000.00Bury
18.04.07Francis House Childrens’ Hospice
Ongoing support for this worthy cause
£250.00Province
14.02.07H.C.P.T. Pilgrimage Trust
To fund the visit of 3 disabled/disadvantaged children to Lourdes
£1,650.00Bolton
14.02.07North West Army Cadets
Continuation of past support for this cause
£250.00Province
07.12.06N.W. Air Ambulance
Towards the upkeep of this vital service
£5,000.00Province
07.12.06Springhill Hospice
Towards the completion of a major sensory garden project
£7,500.00Rochdale
01.11.06Newfield Special School
To complete a sensory garden for pupils
£6,500.00Blackburn
01.11.06Bolton Lads & Girls Club
To fund the training of mentors
£5,000.00Bolton