Camsight, Little Miracles Ely and Eddies among charities and groups who are sharing £12,000 of Cambridge Building Society funding

Cash for the Community presentation evening

Cash for the Community presentation evening - Credit: Archant

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 evening

Cash for the Community presentation evening - Credit: Archant

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 evening

Cash for the Community presentation evening - Credit: Archant

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

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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