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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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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 your support. This is based on the information we have been provided by the relevant […]

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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 the worst affected areas. It will be distributed by local organisations based on need, through […]

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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 are the topmost concerns. The research combines a community consultation with local people to find […]

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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 of Yorkshire West Riding – which covers West and South Yorkshire. The appeal will support […]

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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 floods is still being realised, disruption continues to schools, business, roads and public transport. Local […]

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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 possible.

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