Award Winners of the Halton Summer Wellbeing Grant fund announced
We are delighted to announce the winners of Wellbeing Enterprises Summer Wellbeing Grant fund. The initiative offered grants of up to £500 to individuals and / or organisations who would like to undertake projects that aim to improve the wellbeing of people living and working in Halton during the summer months. In total eight community projects have been awarded funding through the initiative.
Mark Swift, Chief Executive Officer at Wellbeing Enterprises said "We are delighted to support local organisations and individuals who have ideas for social change in the Halton borough. The quality of applicants was excellent and we are very excited to see these funded projects launch over the coming weeks and months and importantly having a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of people living and working locally".
Successful applicants of the Summer Wellbeing fund are:
- The Wonky Garden: Delivering Art & Flower craft sessions including Japanese flower arranging and resin art workshops.
- Mako Create: Create a community collaboration pixel art wall celebrating the people at Halton in Shopping City.
- Training Attention CIC: Peer coaching and mentoring for 14-19 year olds in Halton to support progression into education, employment or training.
- Palacefields Ukulele Group: Providing ukulele sessions.
- Thrive Cheshire: A support network to people with chronic pain in Halton.
- Builder Book: Providing boxes filled with books and activities to promote creativity and literacy in children in Halton.
- Butterfly House: Pupae and plants to support the tropical butterflies for the reopening of the Butterfly House, Victoria Park.
- Halton SEND Carers Forum: Mental Health & Wellbeing/family fun afternoons for parents/carers of children and young adults aged 0-25 years with special educational needs and or disabilities.