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Whalley Range Community Forum

We would like to reconnect and support each other by celebrating and strengthening our resilience with a wellbeing focus, following the impact the pandemic has had on our community.

Total received £3,718.12

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About this cause

Whalley Range Community Forum runs residents' meetings, community classes, age-friendly social events and health discussions to reduce isolation, encourage friendships, build confidence and improve learning, health and wellbeing. We support new community groups by holding their funds for events. We run a volunteer-led social group for people experiencing mental ill health. We also support hate crime reporting and food bank referrals.

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How this cause brings people in the community together

We provided 250 clean and safe essentials packs with the contact details of forum and support services to food bank users, low income families, those isolated or shielding, and housing schemes. We identified need via our lists, links with WhatsApp street groups, social media, PCSOs and GPs. We received positive feedback and now plan to produce a door-to-door forum newsletter.