News - May 2020

Unprecedented times - unprecedented number of awards in short space of time

This month Trustees made 13 awards worth a total of £11,670 to 8 schools and 5 organisations serving residents in ME1 and ME2.  For schools, the sums awarded ranged from £160 to £1,200 for craft materials, books, a sensory garden and lap tops for home learning.  The awards to organisations  included £5,000 to the Friends of the Wisdom Hospice where it costs £1,000 per week to employ a specialist palliative care nurse (40 hour shift), £1,600 to AgeUK Medway for additional equipment to enable them to provide the hugely increased number of meals for the elderly, £1,000 to Medway Foodbank  and £1,000 to the Open House Project as well as £320 to Carers First to support young carers in the area.

The schools receiving grants were:

  • Temple Mill Primary School

  • The Pilgrims School (CEVC)

  • Halling Primary School

  • St Margaret's at Troy Town

  • St Peter's Infants' School

  • Balfour Junior School

  • Hilltop Primary School

  • All Faiths Children's Academy

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