Award Winners of the Halton Winter Wellbeing Grant fund announced
We are delighted to announce the winners of Wellbeing Enterprises Winter 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 winter 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 Winter Wellbeing fund are:
- A Better Tomorrow CIC: Social inclusion day for asylum seekers and refugees.
- Ferndale Care Home: Create a community sunflower sensory garden.
- Fortuna Female Society: Host four 'supper clubs'. These safe spaces for women will also supply wellbeing goodies.
- Runcorn Dog Walking Group: Monthly get togethers for walkers and their four legged friends.
- St Bebe Jubilee Club: Tea and cake coach trip for the over 60's
- Halton Brook Residents: Movie matinee and fish supper club
- St Lukes Care Home: Multi sensory therapy
- Sean Bailey CIC: Exercise activities and social support to help people get fit and feel good.