£10,000 grant from One Community Foundation provides Welcome Centre clients with much-needed essentials.
One Community Foundation, Huddersfield's grant-giving organisation, awarded The Welcome Centre its most recent grant to enable clients in financial crisis to access essential goods to see them through the winter and beyond.
The funding has been used to provide items such as fridges and freezers, carpets, furniture, washing machines, microwaves, clothes and more. Since January, The Welcome Centre has provided essential equipment using the One Community funds to
- 16 households with children
- 8 households with a disabled person
- 1 pensioner household
- 33 other households
We've been able to provide people like Bill with a cooker so they can make themselves a hot meal.
To provide washing machines for young families living in unfurnished accommodation, with no access to washing facilities nearby.
Clothing for children and parents fleeing domestic violence.