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Cumbria Community Foundation
Cumbria Community Foundation
Cumbria Covid-19 Response Fund

Cumbria Covid-19 Response Fund

Why we need your help

We have set up a fund to help charitable groups deal with emerging issues from Coronavirus (COVID-19).
 
As the virus spreads across the county, those who are vulnerable will be hardest hit and in times of crisis, many people turn to charities for support.
 
Like other sectors, Cumbria’s charitable organisations are likely to face challenges in the coming weeks and months.
 
There will be an increase in demand for their services while they are already under resourced and at capacity, with some having to completely change the way they operate. Many are reliant on volunteers and will struggle if they must self-isolate, become ill or have caring responsibilities. Many will also see a drop in their income due to cancelled fundraising events and reduced rental and activity income.
 
The Cumbria COVID-19 Response Fund provides funding to charitable projects across the county who are supporting people affected by the deadly virus to help them deal with emerging issues from Coronavirus.
 
Cumbria Community Foundation has contributed £100,000 to the Fund.
 
We aim to provide support for the following (this is not an exhaustive list):
  • support activities that help vulnerable people self-isolating
  • community response coordination
  • volunteer costs
  • additional costs of working remotely and adapting services delivered in the wider community
  • support for foodbanks and organisations working to combat child hunger
  • support to counter the loss of contract income and fundraising for organisations providing support for vulnerable groups

For more information and to view what projects have been supported so far, please visit: https://www.cumbriafoundation.org/covid-19-funded-projects/

1,681,706.81

raised towards 3,000,000.00 target

1681706.81
3000000.00

How you can support us

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Supporters

Lakeland Trails and inov-8

Stay at Home Staveley virtual run on May 9th

2695.26
Laurie Crayston

Virtual Coast to Coast Cycle

240.00
AHP Wainwright Challenge

AHP Wainwright Challenge

3075.09
Alison Marrs

Head shave

1880.88
Lancaster University Squash Club

Lancaster University Squash Club

1202.00

Sep 23, 2020

MICHAEL PEARSON

IN LIEU SHOWCASE EVENT TICKET

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

Sep 23, 2020

Anonymous


Sep 23, 2020

Malcolm Fawcett

100.00

Sep 17, 2020

David Williams

50.00

Sep 16, 2020

Kerry Doig

100.00
(plus 25.00 giftaid)

Sep 15, 2020

Tom Brockbank

Myself a 3 colleagues completed on the 26th August 2020 an adapted triathlon event, covering 50+ miles with Kayak, Hike and Bike over 2 summits (Skiddaw & Blencathra) and 2 passes (Whinlatter and Honnister) in order to raise money for 4 charities.

422.98

Sep 14, 2020

NIS

25.00

Sep 13, 2020

Dave Brown - Carlisle United London Branch

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

Sep 11, 2020

Anonymous

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

Sep 11, 2020

Matt Wynes - Whizz-Kidz

Donation in respect of the Annual Showcase event. I look forward to the evening. Thank you.

25.00

56

Total raised so far

1,681,706.81

Total plus Gift Aid 1,694,059.37

Direct donations

52,807.58

Raised offline 1,619,806.00

Fundraising pages

9,093.23

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