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.
The Cottage Hospital has been at the heart of our local community for almost 100 years and many of us will have visited it for physio, minor injuries treatment or to visit the GP Out of Hours Service. We understand that the last time the day room chairs were replaced was 1985 and, as such, an upgrade [...]
The Nursery planned to make a Mud Kitchen in the wooded area of the school grounds to benefit Nursery and the Reception class too – this entailed the use of many recycled items and assistance from local craftsmen, but the allocation from the George Heath Foundation was used to purchase the actual units which cost around £500. [...]