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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/

1,452,848.74

raised towards 3,000,000.00 target

1452848.74
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
Alison Marrs

Head shave

1880.88
Lancaster University Squash Club

Lancaster University Squash Club

1202.00

Jul 05, 2020

Sarah Coombs

Thank you for your ongoing work to support vulnerable people


Jul 04, 2020

Anonymous

250.00
(plus 62.50 giftaid)

Jul 03, 2020

Anonymous

No message


Jul 02, 2020

Miles L

150.00
(plus 37.50 giftaid)

Jun 19, 2020

Chris and Tony Welton


Jun 17, 2020

Anonymous

5.00
(plus 1.25 giftaid)

Jun 15, 2020

Jugsy

Keep up the good work. Cumbria very close to my heart. Jason London

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Jun 10, 2020

Rodney Sharp


Jun 05, 2020

Red Bank Coffee Roasters

412.10

Jun 04, 2020

Ian

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

48

Total raised so far

1,452,848.74

Total plus Gift Aid 1,463,670.30

Direct donations

48,621.60

Raised offline 1,398,209.00

Fundraising pages

6,018.14

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