Homeless support centre receives coronavirus grant to reopen
- Credit: Archant
The Maximus Foundation made the sizeable donation to the charity.
Homeless support centre, Somewhere to Go has reopened after receiving a Covid-19 grant.
The Weston charity was forced to close its doors due to the social distancing guidelines enforced throughout lockdown.
Maximus Foundation UK provided the grant, worth £2,500, which enables Somewhere to Go to resume providing shelter and hot meals to the area’s most vulnerable residents.
In total, Maximus Foundation provided charities across the UK with £50,000 in grants.
You may also want to watch:
The foundation’s chair, Di Briggs said: “It’s currently a very challenging time for smaller charities across the UK. So we’re delighted to be able to help Somewhere To Go continue its invaluable work through this difficult period”.
Somewhere to Go’s secretary, Barry Edwards said: “The donation has enabled us to refurbish our facilities, making them safe for guests during the pandemic. It has also made permanent improvements possible for those experiencing homelessness and needing a pathway out of their situation.”
For more information on the charity’s work, visit www.somewheretogo.org
- 1 RNLI believes return to Birnbeck Island 'the most credible option' for Weston
- 2 CNM Estates purchase Birnbeck Pier with new company
- 3 Weston town centre to undergo 'facelift' next month
- 4 Weston woman celebrates 105th birthday
- 5 Weston site to offer more coronavirus tests for people with symptoms
- 6 Housing groups preparing application to build medical centre in village
- 7 Parents 'in tears' over Weston school's generous fuel fund
- 8 Weston café raising funds to deliver meals to frontline workers
- 9 Work begins on Weston's £20million broadband investment
- 10 Pharmacy near Weston begins Covid vaccinations