28 February 2022
The Central District Alliance Community Fund is for community and charity groups in the Camden and Islington area of the Central District Alliance.
At CDA we believe in the power of community. This is an opportunity to work together to make Holborn, St Giles, Bloomsbury, Farringdon and Clerkenwell, and the surrounding areas a better place to work, live, and visit. We are supporting projects which directly impact the area and ensure we are supporting local community groups.
Check out the projects we have supported in this round below:
Fund Name: Winter Night Shelter
Purpose: CDA Funded to provide emergency Winter shelter accommodations to those who are homeless and vulnerable, there are 80 beneficiaries supported in this fund
Fund Name: Suited & Booted LTD
Purpose: CDA has aided Suited & Booted LTD to provide suits and shoes for 25 vulnerable men, to look their best for interviews and feel better about themselves mentally and physically.
Fund Name: Sunday Socials
Purpose: CDA has funded the Holborn Community Association to run a fun, welcoming and inclusive place for 25 elderly men and women aged 65 and above to come together each month to decrease the risk of social isolation and Loneliness.
Fund Name: Fitzrovia Youth in Action
Purpose: CDA has funded Fitzrovia Youth in Action to support 330 youths with their mental and physical wellbeing and reduce negative mental health stigma.
Fund Name: Employment Support Programme for Refugees.
Purpose: CDA has funded Breaking Barriers to support 25 Refugees to look for employment, education, and training.
Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants
Fund name: Hot Food and a warm welcome for asylum seekers
Purpose: CDA funded Islington centre to feed and clothe 50 Asylum Seekers, as well as offering advice and referrals to other organizations.
Fund Name: Mental Health Gardening Project
Purpose: CDA has funded Islington Mind to offer a safe, therapeutic space where users can socialise while accessing support from staff and volunteers. This then has a positive impact on individuals mentally and physically.
Fund Name: Home start Islington food & Clothing distribution
Purpose: CDA funded Home-Start to provide practical and emotional support to parents of children under five who are struggling to cope with everyday life. The fund also provides emergency essential schemes where home-start provide food vouchers, nappies, and other necessities to vulnerable families.
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