Organisations supported during the period 6 April 2021 to 5 April 2022 are listed below, for previous years click on the links:
MEDICAL & HEALTH
Care & Treatment
British Epilepsy Association – Epilepsy Helpline
Cancer Support UK – Cancer Kits
Child Brain Injury Trust – Costs for ABI Coordinator to support families
DEBRA – Community Support Service in Bedfordshire.
Huntington’s Disease Association – Core Costs
Macmillan Cancer Support – Grants Programme
Maggie Keswick Jencks Cancer Caring Centres Trust (Maggie’s) – Maggie’s Cambridge Running costs
Meningitis Now – Community Support and Awareness Programme for Bedfordshire.
NARA The Breathing Charity – Community Care Programme
Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children – Vital Equipment
Parkinson’s UK – Local adviser salary
React – Palliative care
Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity – Create a ‘suite’ of educational games
SHINE – Spina Bifida, Hydrocephalus, Information, Networking, Equality – Shine Support and Development Workers costs
The Multiple Sclerosis Trust – Continued Support & Core Costs
The Stroke Association – Engagement Officer costs
Young Lives vs Cancer (formerly CLIC Sargent) – Core / Winter Emergency grants
Keech Hospice Care – Adult in-patient unit
The East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity – Equipment to enhance the diagnostic capability of our maternity and paediatric departments
MHA (Methodist Homes) – Expand Music Therapy work
Nursing & Help
East Anglian Air Ambulance – LUCAS CPR devices.
Little Hearts Matter – Continued delivery of their Family Support Project.
Magpas Air Ambulance – Essential equipment.
Medical & Health Other
Crohn’s & Colitis UK – Digital patient information
The Lewis Foundation – Package and hand deliver free gifts and support packs.
Housing & Homeless
Amicus Trust – Support homeless adults in Bedfordshire.
Children & Youth
4th Dunstable (57th Beds) Scout Group – Demolition and construction of new Scout building.
9th Ampthill & Woburn [Badgerhill] Scout Group – Repairs to the flooring.
Bedfordshire Open Door – Operations Manager costs
Crescent Summer School (Community Interest Company) – School Holiday Scheme Project (7 weeks) 2021-22
Happy Days Children’s Charity – Theatre Performances
IMPAKT Housing & Support – Welcome Pack provision
Link to Change – Core Costs
Peace Child International – Core costs
Police Community Clubs of Great Britain – Anti-Bullying safety programme
Tall Ships Youth Trust – Tall Ships Youth Trust voyage.
The Feast Youth Project – Facilitate quality encounters (safe spaces).
The Prince’s Trust – Live, Learn, Earn courses
UpRising – 2020-21 Leadership Programme
YOPEY (formerly Bedfordshrie Young People of the Year which Wixamtree has supported) – Virtual YOPEY Dementia Befriender scheme.
Bedford Guild House – Activities Programme
Re-engage (formerly Contact the Elderly) – Call Companions – Telephone befriending service.
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation – Bedfordshire Coronavirus Emergency Fund
Carers in Bedfordshire – Dementia Service
Citizens Advice Leighton Linslade – Money Advice Service
Companions Real Bread CIC – Core costs
Dunstable and District Citizens Advice – Salary for an admin assistant and core costs.
GreenHouse Mentoring (GHM) – Core Costs
Luton Law Centre – Help for families who are facing homelessness.
Luton Tamil Welfare CIC – School holidays club (Summer)
New Covenant Church Dunstable Luton – Empowering Women for Work Project
NOAH Enterprise – Continued support of the Welfare Centre and Catering.
St Michael’s Church, Bedford
Stand Against Violence – Deliver violence prevention workshops
3H Fund (Helping Hands for Holidays) – Support Programme
Changing Faces – Wellbeing services
Families United Network – Core funding
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People – Ongoing Support
Jumbulance Trust – Funding to safeguard services
Listening Books – Audiobook service
Sight Concern Bedfordshire (SCB) – Extend services
Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) – Core costs
Whizz-Kidz – Clinical Service in Bedfordshire
Family Life & Moral Welfare
Above & Beyond Cancer Foundation – Co-founders Salary
Azalea – Core costs
CHUMS Charity – Babyloss Service
FACES Bedford – CEO’s salary 2021/22
Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families – Peer Support friendship group network
Luton All Women’s Centre (LAWC) – Harmful Practices Service
Marriage Care – Training and Recruiting Counsellors
Nationwide Community Learning Partnership (NCLP) C.I.C – Community Mentor
Ormiston Families – Breaking Barriers
Road Victims Trust – Core costs
The Ebonista Project – Develop helpline and online chat facility
Tilehouse Counselling – Professional Counselling
Twins Trust – Saving Babies Lives, supporting the NHS, helping families in crisis
Unseen UK – Helpline Advisor costs
Social Welfare Other
Autism Bedfordshire – 2022 Summer Activity Schemes
Bedfordshire Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support – Continue to offer specialist support
Stepping Stones (Luton) – Core costs
The Compassionate Friends – Peer Support Project
The Hope Programme – Core costs.
Maidwell Hall School – The building of a Performance Hall, Music School and Associated Classrooms
Making Me (previously ‘The Mind Map Charity’) – Core costs
Wixams Tree Primary School – Outdoor / Play area equipment.
Oakley Pre-school – Build an eco friendly Pre-school building and to increase the outside play area.
First Give – Schools Sponsorship Programme
National Literacy Trust – Game Changers Programme
Schoolreaders – Continue the expansion of the scheme
Swallowfield Lower School PTFA (Parents, Teachers and Friends Association) – Memorial Playground
Training & Employment
Blind in Business – Help 5 people from Bedfordshire into employment.
Community Interest Luton – The Curry Kitchen
Family Groups (Bedford) who run Bedford Women’s Centre – Core Team Salary costs#
Art & Art Galleries
Living Paintings Trust – Touch to See Library Service
Dance & Music
Connaught Opera – Concert for People with Dementia and their carers
English National Opera – ENO Finish This Project in Primary and Secondary Schools.
Leighton Buzzard Music – Alkyona String Quartet Concert
Live Music Now South East – Continued programme of 15 interactive live music performances and workshops
Luton Music Club – Programme of Professional Chamber Concerts
Music24 – Core costs
Drama & Theatre
Full House Theatre – Projects Co-ordinator costs
TADS Theatre Group – Essential repairs
Festivals & Carnivals
Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama – Celebration of Music from Schools
St Albans International Organ Festival – Core costs
Environment & Conservation
Historic Buildings & Churches
Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Historic Churches Trust – Support for BHHCT
Countryside Learning – 3 Countryside Classroom Days
CPRE Bedfordshire – Protect and enhance rural Bedfordshire
The Conservation Volunteers – Bedfordshire Weekday Conservation Team
Fauna & Flora International (FFI) – Continuation of the annual Whitbread Scholarship in Conservation Leadership
Sports & Leisure
Chance to Shine – Primary Schools model
Dallow Cricket Development – Dallow Cricket Development youth scheme
Progressability.org (Angling 4 Success) – Positive Steps Programme – 1:1 customised mentoring
Sports Traider Charity – Exercise behaviour programme
The SALTO Foundation Limited – Core Operating Costs
Eggington Foresters Cricket Club – Replacement Grass Roller
Luton Town And Indians Cricket Club – Funding for essential equipment necessary for maintenance
Lutonian Cricket Club – Mobile Cricket Covers and a 2021 BOLA Professional Cricket Bowling Machine
SENDO RYU ASSOCIATION – Over 60’s Tai Chi
Centres & Playing Fields
Biggleswade Town Cricket Club – Demolition and rebuild
Fields in Trust – Green Spaces for Good
Thurleigh Playing Field Association – To build a confined, safe patio area next to the sports field
Sports & Leisure Other
Flitwick & Ampthill Lawn Tennis Club – Eight all-weather floodlit courts including two seasonally covered courts
Registered Charity No 210089