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Easy funding opportunity

To help elevate your fundraising efforts, we have partnered with fundraising website easyfundraising. Voluntary organisations and groups in the Surrey area can earn free donations from leading online stores by just shopping online. When volunteers and supporters shop, book, and spend with over 5,000 leading retailers including, Amazon, John Lewis, M&S, eBay, Trainline, and many more, your organisation or group … Read More

Help enhance SASH approach to communications

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust are keen to involve service users to help enhance the Trust’s approach to communicating with patients and their families. Jane Dickson, chief of nursing and midwifery is leading work with colleagues in the Trust to enhance our approach to communicating with patients and their families. We will be running a series of focus groups … Read More

Places Called Home funding programme

A new funding programme has launched called Places Called Home which is a partnership between The National Lottery Community and the world’s largest home furnishing retailer. Places Called Home will offer eligible groups funding awards of between £1,000 and £5,000 for activities and equipment that meet at least two of the following criteria: • Build on the relationships created during the COVID-19 … Read More

New funding opportunity for community groups & buildings

Surrey Community Action’s new partnership with fundraising website easyfundraising means organisations, groups and buildings in Surrey can receive additional funding from leading online retailers. 5,000 retailers including Amazon, eBay, Argos and Just Eat will make a small donation to your organisation whenever anyone connected to the organisation uses the easyfundraising website or app to shop with them. With so many … Read More

Move More Feel Better

‘Move More Feel Better’ is a free to attend, virtual, exercise rehabilitation programme for people living with cancer in Surrey Heath. The classes are led by a qualified Level 4 Cancer Rehab Trainer. For more details contact beverly.harrison1@nhs.net

Surrey Community Action receives Certificate of Excellence

We’re delighted to receive a Certificate of Excellence from The High Sheriff of Surrey in recognition of our community support during the Covid crisis. Making sure hard to reach communities like Gypsies and Travellers were well supported during the lockdowns was all in a day’s work for our Community Development Worker who helped one client who didn’t understand who she … Read More

 Tesco Community Grants scheme

The Tesco Community Grants scheme is actively seeking applications from charities that provides support for Children Young People and Families and Food Poverty in the following areas: Ashford Sunbury Brooklands – Food insecurity Egham Aldershot Haslemere Caterham Gatwick Applications for the next round need to be completed by 15th May and support is available from Elizabeth Hodgson Community Enabler, Groundwork South (Hampshire … Read More

£10,000 doors and windows for a community project in need

Surrey home improvement experts P&P Glass are marking their 40th anniversary by donating £10,000 worth of windows and doors to a community project in need. P&P Glass are asking people throughout the region to nominate organisations who do fantastic work, but have premises that might need a bit of TLC. This could include a charity that supports the elderly or … Read More

Green Social Prescribing – Join the Network and Working Groups

Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership have been successful in securing one of seven Green Social Prescribing ‘Test and Learn’ pilots in England. This will work with partners across the health, care and nature based sectors to overcome barriers and identify how green social prescribing can be ‘scaled up’ for the benefit of communities. Find out more here. Why are … Read More

SSEN joins forces with Surrey and Hampshire charities to support vulnerable customers

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has teamed up with Action Hampshire and Surrey Community Action to support more vulnerable customers through the winter months and ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with targeted advice and guidance through a variety of communication methods. Last year, SSEN handled over 550,000 customer calls during power cuts, with the average number of calls increasing tenfold during storms in the winter … Read More

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