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From George 2018-03-05T18:11:55+00:00

We worked very hard over the summer months of 2016 to establish the charity formally and complete the processes required by the Charity Commission. We were very conscious that until we received their approval we shouldn’t begin to allocate the funds that we had generated.

Our formal recognition was received on 10th October 2016, and shortly after we made our first allocation of funds. Listed below are the projects that have received funding so far.

2021-09-14T17:12:10+00:00

Allocation 42 – Tarvin Primary School – Emergency Food / Christmas Parcels 2021 Covid provision

Throughout 2021 a number of families at the primary school struggled to make ends meet given the significant reduction in their income caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and furlough. As Christmas came around we worked with the school to identify (anonymously) families who were in real need of help and some Christmas cheer - our hampers were [...]

2020-12-09T13:12:34+00:00

Allocation 41 – Save the Family Winter Wonderland £500

Save the Family (STF) provide accommodation and support to local homeless and troubled families with an emphasis on safeguarding children. As the Children have often experienced different traumas on top of the trauma of becoming homeless, STF try their upmost to make Christmas extra special in the hope it will create an enduring happy memory. This year, with the rules [...]

2020-05-14T14:40:21+00:00

Allocation 40 – Chance Changing Lives – COVID19 emergency food supplies £1,000

In these very troubling times, as the world responds to the Coronavirus pandemic, donations being made to foodbanks and to the homeless have plummeted, which means that there is a huge gap which needs to be filled. We were contacted by our friends at Chance Changing Lives who are promising to continue to support our homeless friends [...]

2019-12-07T05:18:29+00:00

Allocation 39 – St Andrew’s Church Clock – £1,000

The Church clock was installed by Joyce of Whitchurch in 1887, to mark Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. The winding of the clock takes place once a week. Three heavy weights need to be elevated to the height of the Tower Clock Chamber, which can take over 200 turns of the winding handle! The Tower Captain, Colin Howarth  has [...]

2019-12-07T05:04:33+00:00

Allocation 38 – Tarvin Primary School Sports kit – £250

Tarvin Primary School were looking for "sponsors" for new sports kit for use by the football and rugby teams. As a former TPS pupil, and having donned the school colours on many occasions, we know that George would approve of this allocation! Photo to follow when available!

2020-02-20T18:18:41+00:00

Allocation 37 – The Daisy Garland – epilepsy sleep monitors – £1,200

According to the Epilepsy Society, epilepsy affects at least 300,000 people in the UK - 60,000 of these people are children under the age of 16. Epilepsy affects 1 in every 100 children. It is the most common serious neurological condition in the world and can affect anyone at any time in their life - it has no [...]

2020-10-26T15:18:07+00:00

Allocation 36 – Tarporley 6th Form – Photographic Studio – £1,121.75

The School Media / Photography faculty were DESPERATE for a photographic studio for GCSE and particularly A Level subjects and for TERM magazine, for quality shoots. The George Heath Foundation have previously supported the students' TERM magazine with some photographic equipment and it goes from strength to strength having won four awards last year at the National SHINE Awards [...]

2020-02-04T10:15:10+00:00

Allocation 35 – Tarvin AFC – £1,689.00

DOG LANE KELSALL – PITCH RENOVATION Tarvin Athletic is a community club aiming to provide football to young people within the local surrounding villages. The club's members range in age from 4 years old through to the Under 18 team. The club have recently secured a 10 year lease on a piece of derelict ground which (several years ago) [...]

2019-12-07T04:03:02+00:00

Allocation 34 – CHANCE Changing Lives – Winter Provisions £840

CHANCE Changing Lives is a local charity that provides help to the homeless. They operate a community pantry and offer a weekly hot meal provision for the vulnerable, together with advice and various other fundamental services (including haircuts). This year we have, once again, provided them with sleeping bags and tents as well as insulated thermos mugs [...]

2020-10-26T15:35:19+00:00

Allocation 33 – Tarporley Karting Team – removing barriers to entry – £1,000

Tarporley Karting Team (TKT) are a not-for-profit sports team that provides opportunities for children between the ages of 8-18 years old to get involved in grass roots motorsports. They are based in Tarporley and compete within the NatSKA Schools Karting Association. Many of the drivers develop a real passion for motorsport and go on to compete in higher level karting [...]