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Muslim Charity and other MCF Charities respond to South Yorkshire Flooding

Press Release from Muslim Charities Forum:

In early November, Northern England experienced wide-spread flooding. Over 1000 properties have been affected, and residents were evacuated from their homes. Sadly, families may need to wait at least six to twelve months to …

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A kind donation from Madina Mosque to the South Yorkshire Flood Appeal

The Madina Mosque in Sheffield has donated £1,220 to help victims of the South Yorkshire floods.

Based in Wolseley Road, the mosque is one of the latest organisations to support South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation’s Emergency Flood Disaster Relief Appeal.

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SYCF appeal to support victims of South Yorkshire floods tops £500,000 as donors show Christmas spirit

The South Yorkshire charity’s emergency appeal to help victims of the devastating South Yorkshire floods has surged past the £500,000 mark, offering aid to hundreds of residents including those who will be forced to spend Christmas away from home.

Launched …

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The Human Cost of the 2019 South Yorkshire Floods

On the 7th November 2019, South Yorkshire was hit by its most devastating floods since 2007. That night, during unprecedented levels of rainfall, water began spilling into homes. Families raced against time to move what belongings they could out of …

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Granny Norbag is on a mission to save Christmas!

Yorkshire’s favourite Granny is calling on everyone to do something special this Christmas by putting a little something extra under their Christmas tree, to help those who have been affected by widespread flooding across South Yorkshire.

Granny is asking schools, …

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How to volunteer or make item donations in response to the South Yorkshire Flooding

If you are interested in donating your time or goods to support those impacted by the recent flooding, then there are plenty of ways you can get involved.

Here is a list of the different ways you can currently give …

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British Red Cross activates Disaster Fund to help those worst affected by floods

The British Red Cross has given £50,000 from its Disaster Fund to help people who have been most affected by the flooding in Yorkshire and the Midlands.

The money will be used to meet the urgent needs of people in …

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The Findings from Vital Signs 2019 Revealed

New research into community needs in South Yorkshire has been released by local charity South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF).

The findings reveal that mental and physical health, high levels of deprivation, visible homelessness and personal safety for South Yorkshire residents …

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Freemasons Give £15,000 to support South Yorkshire flood victims

Yorkshire Freemasons have donated thousands of pounds in an emergency grant to help those in South Yorkshire affected by this week’s floods.

£15,000 is being donated to South Yorkshire Community Foundation’s Emergency Flood Disaster Relief Appeal by the Freemasons Province …

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Emergency Flood Disaster Relief Appeal launches to support victims of flooding across South Yorkshire

An emergency appeal has launched to support those affected by the flooding across South Yorkshire.

Thousands of people have been evacuated, with hundreds of homes flooded in the worst hit areas.

Whilst the true extent of the damage of the …

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SYCF Office closed until further notice

Unfortunately the SYCF office has been affected by flooding and will be closed until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and will provide updates as to when we will be up and running again as soon as …

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SY100 Spotlight: Craig McKay

As Managing Director of Evenort Ltd Group and with over 26 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, Craig McKay knows well the core values needed for a business to achieve excellence.

For Evenort, one of those core values …

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Inspiring Awards Night Celebrates Community Champions

A celebration of community with local people at its heart, this October witnessed the launch of the first-ever Community Champions Awards 2019.

Excited finalists and their loved ones were welcomed into a glistening Sheffield Cathedral, lit by candlelight and adorned …

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Community Champions Awards Finalists Revealed!

The finalists have been announced for the first-ever Community Champions Awards. The awards are a celebration of the local heroes who too often go unrecognised for their extraordinary efforts helping people in their community.

Established by local charity, South Yorkshire’s …

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Cheers all round for the first SY100 event of the year

This year’s first SY100 event took place at Sheffield’s Triple Point Brewery. The evening featured roundtable discussions of local needs, talks from SYCF funded groups The Golddigger Trust and Sheffield Samaritans and a tour of the brewery itself. 

SY100 is …

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Grant funding opportunity from the NHS Sheffield CCG

NHS Sheffield CCG is inviting organisations to apply for a £1,000 grant in return for engaging with members of the community within the 15 Neighbourhood areas in Sheffield.

There is a separate grant award of £1,066 for each of the …

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Hickton Group join the ranks of responsible businesses supporting SY100 

Hickton Group, the parent company to Hickton Consultants Ltd (a Clerks of Works practice) and BRCS (Building Control) Ltd (an Approved Inspector) has become the newest addition to SY100 as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.

SY100 is a …

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How to survive homelessness: A new guide is set to be launched in Barnsley

For a growing number of people in South Yorkshire, their lives are lived struggling to meet their most basic needs. Whether that means keeping a roof over their head or a meal to sustain them, they need help to survive. …

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Take part in a Vital Signs Focus Group!

Our Focus groups helps us gain an even clearer picture of what is happening locally. If you are interested in taking part in one of our groups then please find out more below. Barnsley Priory Campus

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easyfundraising are helping Libre Digital raise funds!

Libre Digital, a community organisation aiming to increase media literacy in the Sheffield area, are already seeing the benefits of using easyfundraising. The extra funds they receive from UK’s leading free online shopping fundraising site is helping to support …

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