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Doncaster Business Awards raise £1,200 for Flood Appeal

An awards ceremony for the business community in Doncaster generated a £1,200 donation to help victims of the devastating South Yorkshire floods. Guests at the 21st annual Doncaster Business Awards dug deep in aid of the Flood Disaster Relief Appeal run by South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation. A raffle of 18 prizes donated by local businesses […]

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South Yorkshire Flood Disaster Relief Fund officially launches Phase Two!

South Yorkshire Flood Disaster Relief Appeal Fund Phase Two is now live and accepting applications from those who have been impacted by the floods. Phase One funding for flooded households from the South Yorkshire Flood Disaster Relief Appeal Fund of £200 has closed. The current funding available aims to provide relief to those impacted, aiding […]

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Over £160,000 In Emergency Payments Made To Flooded Households Across South Yorkshire

Over 800 households have received emergency payments from local charity South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) to help support those affected meet their most urgent needs. The £200 payments have gone to all affected households who applied, with the aim of alleviating the immediate pressures experienced by those hit by the destructive flooding in November 2019. […]

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park roars into action for Flood Disaster Relief Appeal

Yorkshire Wildlife Park responded to the disastrous floods in South Yorkshire with a big-hearted gesture – free tickets for flood victims and people who helped them. More than 500 tickets were handed out to adults and children over a weekend – worth more than £8,000 – in a partnership with South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF). […]

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Women and Girls Projects in Yorkshire Recieve Major Funding Boost

Grassroots groups working in Yorkshire will get much-needed grants worth £148,736 to help support local women and girls facing a range of challenges. Seventeen projects will receive grants of between £5,000 – £10,000. This is the second time South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) has awarded groups money from the Tampon Tax Community Fund to help […]

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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 get back to normal. Many families have full or part cover insurance, however, at least […]

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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. Money continues to be raised in response to the widespread flooding in South Yorkshire last November, […]

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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 by South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF), the relief appeal has brought donations from organisations and […]

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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 reach of the rapidly rising water and retreated upstairs. Others had to simply leave their […]

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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, workplaces and businesses to put a bucket or box under their Christmas tree and to […]

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