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£45,350 given to 14 homeless charities in our autumn grant programme

£45,350 given to 14 homeless charities in our autumn grant programme

This November, the Trustees of The Fine & Country Foundation awarded 14 homeless charities in the UK and overseas with more than £45,000 of funding for projects to meet short and long-term needs for their service users. Thank you to all the charities who applied for funding. Due to high demand, we were unable to accommodate all grant requests. However, in spring we will reopen our grant programme. Stay tuned from 1st-31st March 2019 to apply for our next round of grants. Click here for more information.Here is a snapshot of the 14 homeless charities receiving support:1. ActionAid – Happy Home, £2,500 per monthThe Fine & Country Foundation is maintaining our partnership with ActionAid Bangladesh. Happy Home is a young girls’ home in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The home supports 150 girls aged between six and 18 years old to have an education, healthy meals and safe upbringing away from the streets.2. Cambridge Churches Homeless Project – Winter Shelter 2018/19, £500The winter night...

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Successful delivery from food parcel challenge
In November 2018, The Fine & Country Foundation challenged our offices in the UK and overseas to gather as much food and essential items...
Triple A Campaign (Part 3): Long-term support
Watch Part 3 of our awareness campaign as we delve into the complexities of homelessness and why resolving the crisis is not as simple as pu...
King's College Carol Concert raises more than £15,000
Joy to the World! More than 500 attendees gathered in the historic Chapel at King’s College, Cambridge for a show-stopping carol concert, on...

November food parcels

November food parcels

This November, we invite you to collect food parcels and support your local soup kitchen or homeless shelter. Fill a shoe-box or communal cardboard box with essential items for those who are homeless or living in poverty this winter.Find your local Fine & Country office here and work together to fill as many boxes as you can. Collect an item a day from 1st-30th November. Your local Fine & Country office will deliver the food parcel on 1st December to your chosen soup kitchen or homeless shelter. Find your local foodbank here.A food parcel typically contains:• Cereal• Soup• Pasta• Rice• Tinned tomatoes or pasta sauce• Lentils, beans or pulses• Tinned meat• Tinned vegetables• Tea and coffee• Biscuits• UHT milk• Fruit juiceSome foodbanks also provide essential non-food items such as toiletries and hygiene products.Contact your local foodbank before you begin collecting for your food parcel or non-food items to find out which items they are currently in need of.Send us ph...

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22nd Oct 2018
How to host a Coffee Morning: FAQs and Top Tips
There’s nothing quite like helping people less fortunate than ourselves, especially when there’s cake involved! It’s time for The Fine &...
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10th Apr 2018
Top tips to create the best fundraising events
Do you have a fundraising event in mind that isn’t on our growing events calendar? Ask us for help or read our top tips to create a fantasti...
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8th Apr 2018
Top training tips for trekkers
The Fine & Country Foundation successfully trekked from Kathmandu to the Nepalese village, Thangpalkot1 in May 2018. Our team have share...
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12th Feb 2018

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