Charities

Tesco shoppers in Plymouth asked to continue supporting life-saving fundraising campaign

Generous shoppers in Plymouth are being encouraged to support a fundraising campaign for three leading health charities.

Last year Tesco's ‘Helping you to live healthier’ campaign raised more than £1million after customers rounded up their shop to the nearest £1 at self-service tills.

The money raised is helping Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes...

SW charities are invited to apply for a share of £100,000 to help prevent violence against women and girls

Trevi, the leading women's charity in Devon, is pleased to invite grant applications from other third sector organisations working to prevent women with multiple disadvantages from being affected by domestic violence and abuse.

As part of the Southwest Women's Spark Project, Trevi is gifting grants of up to £5,000, £10,000 and £20,000 to other charities across Devon, Cornwall, and...

Devon charities scoop share of £120,000 festive financial boost

Two charities based in Devon have received a £1,000 Christmas gift thanks to Ecclesiastical Insurance.

The charities were nominated to win a share of £120,000 by members of the public as part of the specialist insurer’s annual 12 days of giving Christmas campaign.

Fleecehaven, which rescues and rehomes neglected sheep from across the UK into its sanctuary, and 2nd Saltash...

Aldi donates 9,350 meals to charities in Devon over Christmas

Aldi has supported local charities, community groups and food banks in Devon by donating 9,350 meals to people in need this Christmas.

The supermarket paired up its stores with local organisations to make the most of unsold fresh and chilled food after stores closed on both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as part of its pledge to donate 1.8 million meals to families experiencing...

WPD helps customers keep warm this Christmas with fuel poverty grants to South West charities

This festive season, Western Power Distribution (WPD) is supporting its vulnerable customers across the South West, by issuing £87,000 of fuel poverty grants from its ‘Community Matters’ fund to local charities and organisations.

Amongst the beneficiaries announced today is Kingswear Parish Council , which has been awarded £10,000 for a ground-breaking project to support households...

Aldi is donating food to charities in Devon over Christmas - here's how to apply

Aldi is embracing the time for giving by encouraging local charities, community groups and food banks in Devon to register now to receive surplus food donations this Christmas.

As part of Aldi’s pledge to donate 10 million meals this year to families across the UK facing hunger, the supermarket has committed to donate more meals than ever to good causes over the festive period....

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Aldi donates 6,300 meals to Devon charities over the festive period

Charities in Devon have helped Aldi donate around 6,300 meals to people in need this Christmas Eve.

The supermarket paired up its stores with local charities, community groups and food banks to make the most of unsold fresh and chilled food after stores closed on 24th December.

Around 210 tonnes of food were donated throughout the UK, with more than 500,000 meals donated and...

Devon charities scoop share of £120,000 festive financial boost

The charities were nominated to win a share of £120,000 as part of specialist insurer Ecclesiastical's annual 12 days of giving Christmas campaign.

Exmouth Gateway Club, which is a social group for adults with learning disabilities in Exmouth, and the Devon Air Ambulance Trust (see notes for full list1), are among the local charities set to benefit from the money, following...

Over £30,000 raised by police force to benefit charities

Over the last three years, officers and staff across Devon & Cornwall Police have participated in and organised fundraising activities which have benefitted both local and national charities.

The funds, now totalling over £30,000, were raised in a wide variety of ways, from the purchase of epaulettes, to charity bake sales and even a ‘guess the weight of the ferret’ competition....

Plymouth gets funding to improve access to domestic abuse services

Plymouth City Council is receiving almost £50,000 from a government grant to enable victims of domestic abuse to get access to the support they need.

The funding will be used in Plymouth to help victims in local Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities – who make up 7% of the local population - to access domestic abuse victim support services. It is part of a wider £3.5m national...

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