Camsight, Little Miracles Ely and Eddies among charities and groups who are sharing £12,000 of Cambridge Building Society funding
PUBLISHED: 12:00 09 September 2018
Cambridgeshire charities including Camsight, Little Miracles Ely and Eddies are among 15 groups getting a share of £12,000 worth of funding.
The money was awarded from Cambridge Building Society to finalists in the company’s cash for the community initiative.
The largest donation went towards Cambridgeshire Stroke Group, which received over £1,500.
The small charity is run entirely by volunteers for all stroke survivors in Cambridgeshire, to help provide a support group for all those, of any age, who have had a stroke or similar injury.
The third largest slice of funding was donated to Camsight, which brings visually impaired children and families together and supports older people with sight loss to remain a valued part of their communities, ensuring they have the information, support and technology they need to remain independent.
Each of the 15 finalists received the following amounts:
Cambridge Stroke Group - £1,584
Cambridge City Ladies and Girls Football Club - £1,366
Camsight - £1,298
Little Miracles Ely - £1,136
Langdon House - £1,034
Spectrum - £981
Eddies - £791
Motor Neurone Disease Association Cambridgeshire Branch - £737
Cambridgeshire Lupus Group - £709
Time to Talk UK - £468
Centre 33 - £455
Home-Start Cambridgeshire - £450
Kidney Cancer UK - £403
STARS Children’s Bereavement Charity - £399
SERV Suffolk and Cambridgeshire - £250