See how we have made a difference…

Age Partnership Charitable Foundation are delighted to share our news of the grants we have awarded to some incredibly worthy recipients. We really can make a difference in Yorkshire, and support these important charities, community projects and good causes.

As you can see when reading the stories below, absolutely every penny counts, so if you would like to get involved in fundraising for us you can do so via Virgin Money Giving, or simply donate using the link at the top of the page. For more Fundraising information, please visit our Fundraising News page.

If you would like to apply for a grant, please click the link opposite to take you to our Apply for Funding page, we really would love to hear from you.

Just ‘B’ Bereavement Support at St Michael’s Hospice

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In July 2019, the Age Partnership Charitable Foundation approved a grant of £1000 to Saint Michael’s Hospice. This will contribute towards their invaluable talking therapy sessions for children and young people struggling with bereavement. They hope to support up to 5 individuals with this donation.

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Saint Catherine's Hospice

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Saint Catherine's was first established in 1985 and provides specialist palliative care and support for individuals with a terminal illness, and their families, within an area of North and East Yorkshire covering more than 1,600 square miles. In July 2019, the Age Partnership Charitable Foundation donated £1,000 to Saint Catherine's to contribute towards the cost of their proposed refurbishment of their Wellbeing Centre in Scarborough.

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Harehills English Language Project

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Harehills English Language Project provides education, social and cultural activities to residents of Harehills, Leeds, some of whom may find themselves on the margins of society with little or no income, relying on benefits and suffering from isolation and loneliness.

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Hunslet Club

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Based in the heart of South Leeds, The Hunslet Club has been helping young people to achieve their full potential for over 75 years. With a current membership of over 2,700 young people, The Hunslet Club are one of the largest youth organisations in the country, serving the local community in one of the most economically-deprived areas of Leeds.

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Jessica Mayho

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Jessica Mayho

In March 2019, the Age Partnership Charitable Foundation donated £1,200 to International Hammer Thrower, Jessica Mayho, to help with her equipment costs. Born and raised in Keighley, West Yorkshire, 26–year–old Jessica started practising the sport in 2009, and throughout the years her love for Hammer Throwing has continued to grow.

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Personal Support Unit (PSU)

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Based in Leeds Combined Court, the Leeds Personal Support Unit aims to improve access to justice, as they believe no one should face court alone. Since it was established in 2013, PSU Leeds has helped local residents over 21,000 times, and in 2018 alone, PSU volunteers provided over 4,100 support sessions to local people struggling through court. In 2017, the PSU was awarded ‘Charity of the Year’ status by Leeds Law Society, in recognition of their work.

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