What have we achieved so far?

07 Jun

What have we achieved so far?

In such a short space of time, we are so proud of what have already achieved –

• 3,200 families helped in the first 10 days – with 8 x 4 x 4 vehicles and 3 vans loaned by volunteers
• £1.4 million of goods have been received in donations (to end of Feb 2016)
• £1.2 million of those donations have already been distributed  (end of Feb 2016)
• Secured temporary warehouse and office from Cumbria County Council until July 21st 2017

• Robust procedures in place to monitor goods and clients helped
• Robust procedures in place to support our volunteers
• We have received funding from Cumbria Community Foundation to help us in our first year, establishing paid roles for warehouse and administration co-ordinators and some initial set up costs
• Almost 400 families and businesses helped ongoing at the moment
• 127 clients completed
• Built links and trust with other organisations

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