We have distributed over £17,000 to local groups.
Over £17,000 has been distributed across 20 local groups in Swindon and surrounding areas, including supporting the Swindon Old Town Festival.
Colleagues contributed over 540 volunteering hours in North and South Swindon.
Working with; Swindon Academy,Swindon New College, Lethbridge Primary School and UET College to help develop young people.
Swindon members, colleagues and customers have donated over 600 products to their local food banks, providing meals to 30 families in need.
The Croft Primary School PTA Visit Website Great Western Hospital Delivery Suite Visit Website Friends of Lethbridge School Visit Website Swindon Academy Visit Website Swindon Armed Forces Day Visit Website Swindon Old Town Festival Visit Website Mechanic's Institution Trust Visit Website Kingsmead Care Home Visit Website The Friends of Christ Church Visit Website CC Community Centre Visit Website
Our local 2016 charity partner in this area was CALM – Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Movement
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CALM is a registered charity, run by parents who have all experienced what it is like to have a child diagnosed with cancer. CALM helps families that have a child receiving treatment at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon, Wiltshire. Most of the families CALM supports are based in the Swindon and Marlborough area. Our aims and objectives are to improve the quality of life for the children on treatment and to give support to the families. CALM aims to improve the quality of life for both the children going through treatment, and the parents and families during and after treatment. CALM provides support to families to cope with physical, emotional and often financial strain.
Our local 2017 charity partner in this area is Wiltshire Treehouse
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Wiltshire Treehouse provides bereavement support to children and young people in Swindon and Wiltshire. Their service is provided free of charge to children and young people aged 0-25 years and their families. They offer:
•Telephone advice and support to parents and professionals
•Direct work with children and young people either at home or school
•Opportunities for children and families to meet and share their experiences at group events
•Referrals for more specialised help
Download the year-end impact report.