Almost £30,000 worth of charitable grants have been awarded to community organisations who are situated or work in and around Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead.
Every year the Box Moor Trust awards grants of up to £5,000 to different organisations on one of five themes on a rolling programme.
This year the charitable trust awarded a total of £29,760 to projects helping the elderly and sick.
Recipients of grants included St Benedict’s Church in Bennetts End, which was awarded £2,500 for disabled toilet facilities; a £5,000 grant towards replacement vehicles for Age Concern Dacorum; and £4,900 for new computers and fax equipment for Iain Rennie Hospice at Home.
Other funding subjects from previous years include youth, health and welfare, community, and arts, culture and heritage.
Organisations must operate within the trust’s area of benefit to be eligible for a grant.
This includes Hemel Hempstead, Bovingdon, and some of the surrounding area.
Other grants awarded this year include £1,065 for replacement tables for Bovingdon Lunch Club; £1,200 for hospital kits for deaf patients for the Herts Hearing Advisory Service; £3,000 for redecoration and refurbishment of rooms at Adeyfield Neighbourhood Association; and £290 for the Ladybirds in Bovingdon.
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