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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.

2019-01-10T10:55:43+00:00

Allocation 19 – CHANCE Changing Lives – Winter provisions £903.70

As a result of our allocation to  Chester Aid to the Homeless (CATH) where we developed “care bags” for the rough sleepers of the Chester area, we were contacted by CHANCE Changing Lives - an organisation which provides a similar service in the Crewe area. We were surprised to discover that there are an equivalent number of such rough sleepers [...]

2019-01-10T08:14:46+00:00

Allocation 18 – Lydia’s Lodge £TBC

Lydia' Lodge is a holiday home in Porthmadog created for families who have children with life limiting illnesses - whether to facilitate a holiday with the sick child, or to benefit bereaved families. The holiday home was bought in memory of Jacqueline Wilson's daughter Lydia who passed away age 6 from a very rare brain tumour after [...]

2019-01-10T07:46:32+00:00

Allocation 17 – Kelsall Pre-School & Klub £150

Kelsall Pre-School has been in existence since 1973, and in its current building since 1998. The staff and committee work hard to generate funds to add the "nice to haves" to the facilities they offer. Our allocation to them is towards a new welly rack, a water butt, and a rope swing....the Foundation trustees all commented that [...]

2018-10-18T13:39:47+00:00

Allocation 16 – Tarporley Karting Team £1,587

George was a member of Tarporley Karting Team from 2006 and, when his racing career ended he enjoyed going along to race meetings and mentoring and mechanicing for younger team members. The team are desperately in need of new racesuits and helmets for younger drivers and this allocation will allow them to purchase 5 suits and 5 [...]

2018-10-18T13:08:21+00:00

Allocation 15 – Tarvin Blues Training Tops £281

Tarvin Athletic has been in existence for a number of years, and about 15 years ago George was a member of one of the teams. The Unders 8s were looking for a sponsor for their training tops, and we are more than happy to help! The picture shown is of their match kit purchased by the parents [...]

2018-10-17T22:17:13+00:00

Allocation 14 – Tarvin Primary School – Multi Use Games Area goals £1,100

Over the summer of 2018 Tarvin Primary School has been a hive of activity as various contractors have been working to put the new Multi Use Games Area in place. As a former student of Tarvin, and a regular player of all games and sports, we know that George would have really appreciated the "carpeted" area. We [...]

2018-10-18T10:49:08+00:00

Allocation 13 – Chester Aid to the Homeless £1800 “Care Bags”

One of The George Heath Foundation's aims is to promote social inclusion and relief of the needs of those people who are socially excluded as a result of being a member of a socially or economically deprived community. The trustees of The Foundation have been working with the staff and volunteers of Chester Aid to the Homeless [...]

2018-10-17T17:46:54+00:00

Allocation 12 – Ciara Roche support for one season – Crewe Alexandra Ladies FC

Ciara and her big brother Declan have been lifelong friends of George's since they moved to Tarvin and Ciara was born. Ciara is a very talented football player and has recently been selected to play for Crewe Alexandra Ladies Under 18s squad. The George Heath Foundation have provided support to cover Ciara's subs, kit costs and signing [...]

2018-08-23T18:32:06+00:00

Allocation 11 – Tarvin Rex Football Club – Kit £600

Our local adult's football team and based at Johnny Walker's "Field of Dreams" the club work very hard to attract sponsors and visitors to the club - many of the players in the team have supported our three "George Heath Memorial Trophy" tournamenst and were friends of George's - nothing could be closer to "George's Network" than [...]

2018-07-13T10:59:27+00:00

Allocation 10 – Tarvin Community Woodland “Wilding Area” £810

The trustees of the Tarvin Community Woodland have identified the need for a part of the woodland to be allowed to ‘grow wild’ and become a wildlife sanctuary, in order to give our wild creatures (especially small birds) a chance to live without the unwelcome attention of people and dogs. Establishing such an area is bound to [...]