Once gain our trustees are delighted to support Challengers, this time with its 2022 summer programme in Farnham. We recently agreed a grant of £2,000. It will help to ensure activities are available to young people with a range of disabilities.
We have £3,800 towards setting up Powerchair football facilities at Heath End School. It is a unique sport that provides opportunities for people with a high level of impairment to enjoy the game.
Farnham Assist has been granted £550 towards a Summer coach trip to Worthing.
Trustees recently granted £1,000 to the Herons Way Campsite in Tilford to help cover the costs of a nature reserve.
Rowledge Tennis Club is planning to build a replacement club house and our Trustees have granted £2,440 towards a new kitchen.
Farnham Voices Together Community Choir is open to everyone regardless of singing ability and a request for £650 was granted at our recent meeting.
Enterprise19 provides employment and work experience opportunities to young adults with a variety of learning disabilities and we have donated more than £500 to cover the cost of a heavy duty sewing machine, enabling them to create and repair accessories and garments.
Our Trustees recently pledged £4,500 towards much needed fencing to surround the proposed enlargement of the Brambleton Hall Community Centre. The hall is used by many for social events and activities.
The Surrey Drug and Alcohol Care organisation looks after clients in Farnham and the surrounding area. Trustees recently awarded them a grant of £1,000 towards the vital service.
Farnham Town Football Club is thrilled to have received a grant of £2,399 to buy a Teqball this spring, which will improve the footballers skills and help attract more people to the Club.
The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre requested funds to help cover the costs of a large gazebo for outdoor teaching due to Covdi-19 and our Trustees granted £1,753 towards it.
Trustees recently awarded a grant of £2,855 to Hale Academy to help cover the costs of maths resources and new play storage for the nursery and reception children.
We are supporting the Ashgate Gallery by providing a grant of £1,500 towards new computer equipment.
Trustees pledged £1,000 to Space To Grow to help cover the costs of building a bigger shed for the organisations popular ‘Men in Sheds’ initiative.
Our team of Trustees recently made a donation of £2,000 towards PPE which was required for workers running the Hoppa Bus service. The PPE has enabled them to continue working safely throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Many people rely on this bus service so its efficiency is essential.
A grant of £2,000 was recently awarded to the Hale Parents Teachers Association to cover the cost of much needed IT equipment for the school.
At our recent Trustee meeting, we awarded the much loved Rural Life Living Museum in Tilford with £5000 to help keep it alive during the Covid-19 pandemic.
We have awarded Stopgap Dance, which operates at the Maltings £3,000 as they are expanding. They create dance productions for national and international touring, with both disabled and non-disabled artists.
1st Rowledge Guides needed to replace their storage shed and our Trustees awarded them £1,500 to cover the costs.
The Trustees recently made a grant to the Farnham Cricket Club to fund new boundary ropes costing £1,062. The Club was one of the first to be founded in England and is one of the best-known Surrey Clubs.
The Bishops Meadow Trust, a local charitable organisation, has just been awarded a grant of £1,899 to purchase a ride on mower. The aim of the charity is to manage the meadow, increase bio-diversity and make sure it is an enjoyable place for the local community.
We are delighted to support the new girls Bourne Blades football team and recently provided a grant of £1,000. The girls now have the kit required for their matches.
Farnham Scouts have been promoting their latest theme ‘going bananas ‘ at the Tilford activity Centre which needs its kitchen updated. Trustees have granted £2,226 towards fitting out the kitchen.
The Victoria Garden is an hidden gem in Farnham where folk can enjoy peace and tranquillity in the centre of town. All the benches are being replaced and the Farnham Institute is donating one at a cost of £744.