Supporting Wealden Charities

Our charities are playing a crucial role in our communities, supporting those who are most in need. In a year of unprecedented disruption, we relied upon our charities more than ever. I'm the patron of Hospice in the Wealden regularly work with the following charities:

I am working in partnership with Rotherfield St Martin charity and Wealden Dementia Action Alliance to raise awareness about dementia and leading the way in making our communities dementia friendly. I have proudly signed up to the Dementia Charter and I hope many businesses and organisations will follow suit.

🎗️Securing funding for Wealden charities

Sixteen charities in Wealden received funding from the £200m Coronavirus Community Support Fund in November 2020, totalling £237,956. The funding is aimed at supporting those who need to continue providing their services as part of the national coronavirus response.

Recipients of the grant are:

  • ENGage
  • The Sussex Association For Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus
  • East Sussex Association of Blind and Partially Sighted People
  • Children's Respite Trust
  • Hailsham Festival of Arts & Culture
  • Mayfield & Five Ashes Community Services (MAFACS)
  • Mediation+
  • Outward Housing
  • Singing Mamas Choir CIC
  • The KEYS Project
  • Uckfield Volunteer Centre
  • Rites for Girls CIC
  • The Sandcastle Trust
  • Rotherfield St Martin
  • Eastbourne Bird Aid CIO
  • The Bowles Rocks Trust Ltd

 

News

Nusrat Ghani MP supports WayfinderWoman charity

Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden, has recently met with Wealden resident and founder of The WayfinderWoman Trust Laura Murphy, to learn more about the charity’s work and current projects.