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

Cash for the Community presentation evening

Cash for the Community presentation evening

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Cambridgeshire charities including Camsight, Little Miracles Ely and Eddies are among 15 groups getting a share of £12,000 worth of funding.

Cash for the Community presentation eveningCash for the Community presentation evening

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.

Cash for the Community presentation eveningCash for the Community presentation evening

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

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