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Yearly Archives: 2013

Surviving Winter – latest coverage

For the latest coverage of our Surviving Winter campaign in the Leicester Mercury please either click the link below or copy and paste the text into your browser:     www.leicestermercury.co.uk/choose-heat-eat/story-20256483-detail/story.html   www.leicestermercury.co.uk/fuel-cash-help/story-20237026-detail/story.html

Surviving Winter

Our Surviving Winter campaign is now into its fourth year and continues to help many vulnerable people across Leicestershire & Rutland. This year all donations to the Surviving Winter Campaign will be split between Leicester Charity Link and […]

A big thank you to Trust Mazokera!

Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation was really happy to welcome Trust Mazokera to the office team over the summer time. Trust was great at supporting all team members with their administration tasks and became a real asset to […]

Eight New Mums Benefit From ‘Mums In Mind’ Project

After receiving a grant from Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation’s Local Donors Fund, Home-Start North West Leicestershire recently provided ‘Mums In Mind’ (MIMs), an 8-week course supporting local mothers with post-natal illness. Home-Start NWL has been offering support […]

Warning Zone

  The tragic death of Lutterworth schoolgirl Hannah Smith has highlighted developments at Warning Zone, the Leicester-based charity which teaches children how to stay safe and out of trouble with the law. Hannah was found hanged at home […]

Volunteering with Us!

As we are helping more and more people in our local community, we need more help too! The Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation work across Leicester City, Leicestershire & Rutland and are based in     Leicester City […]

Inspiring Rutland Organisation Supports Elderly to be Independent

The Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation highlights the invaluable work done by Rutland Community Spirit. Rutland Community Spirit was set up with local authority funding by the Rural Community Council in 2008, in order to alleviate practical and […]

UK Community Foundation Conference

Between September 18-20th more than 250 delegates, including those from community foundations from all over the UK and abroad gathered at Bristol University for three days of networking, exchanging ideas and feeling inspired by the extraordinary work of community […]

Pampering for Carers in Market Harborough

Thanks to a donation from a local benefactor interested in supporting carers in the Market Harborough area, Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation was able to provide funding for the Voluntary Action South Leicestershire Carers Project. Looking after ill […]