Following a period of careful stewardship of the trust , the trustees found themselves in a position to make a number of significant donations to local charities to continue the trusts aim to support those in need in Doncaster .
Awards were made to the following charities :
Cavendish Cancer Care : £6,000
Fairshare Yorkshire : £5,000
Doncaster Housing for Young People : £5,000
Barnado’s :£ 5,000
Church Housing Trust : £1,500
The Alcohol & Drug Service: £1,500
In addition an exceptional grant was made by the Trustees to support urgent site repairs to the Nuttall Cottage Homes for Aged Spinsters in for the safety of residents .
The Trust has continued its support of Barnardo’s in 2015 making a further award to support the Satellite Scheme . The Scheme places the charities advisors in the community to protect young people from sexual exploitation .
Doncaster Women’s Aid provides valuable assistance for women subjected to violence or abusive relationships and offers support to them .
The award of £6000 to the Charity will allow a Domestic Violence Advisor to be funded and helps this valuable organisation continue their good work for women in Doncaster in need of assistance and help
The Trust has recently supported Fair Share Foodbanks to the sum of £5000 . As readers will know foodbanks are an increasing presence in our communities and the trust see this as a way to support those who are unable to feed themselves in the Doncaster Community . This represents a good value investment for the Trust as we are able through Fair Share to help so many people in need .