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Macclesfield Charity Receives £10,000 funding

Local charity group, Saturday Club based in Macclesfield has received a grant of £10,600.

Using money raised by HeathReward CIC, through The Health Lottery, grants have been awarded by People’s Health Trust through Active Communities, a funding programme which invests in local people and groups in communities with great ideas to make their communities even better.

This existing two year project aims to deliver a programme of monthly activities in Macclesfield for young people with Down’s Syndrome, to give them the opportunity to develop essential life skills.

Chris Lunn, Director of HealthReward, said: “The projects, supported using money raised by HealthReward, are extremely valuable to a wide range of individuals across this region; we look forward to hearing more about how these initiatives are supporting people to live longer healthier lives.”

John Hume, Chief Executive of People’s Health Trust, said: “We are delighted to be investing in these local organisations with great ideas to make their communities even better places to grow, live, work and age.”

Active Communities is for community groups and not-for-profit organisations with an income of less than £350,000 a year that are seeking investment of between £5,000 and £50,000 a year, for projects lasting up to two years. For more information visit www.PeoplesHealthTrust.org.uk

 

So far, HealthReward CIC has raised more than £1,197,959 for good causes in Chester, Halton, Warrington and Cheshire .

 

Money raised through the Health Lottery
The Health Lottery scheme manages 51 Society Lotteries that operate in rotation and each represents a different geographical region of Great Britain.
 
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