Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 2 grant making charities totalling £573,203
|Amount/When||Donor||To be used for|
|£214,62030/04/2019||National Lottery Community Fund||No press summary is available in this release.|
|£353,58330/04/2019||National Lottery Community Fund||Wag and Company enables trained volunteers and dogs to visit older people in care/medical establishments and their own homes. The service helps older people to reduce their social isolation, using the dog as a catalyst for conversation between the older person and the volunteer. This project is to build upon and adapt the organisation’s current digital infrastructure so that the digital service can be self-sustaining by 2023 and respond to increasing demand from across the UK.|
|£5,00031/01/2019||Garfield Weston Foundation||Reducing Loneliness in the Elderly in the North East of England.|
c/o NWL, Northumbria House, French Gardens Industrial Estate Hexham Northumberland NE46 4DL
THE CHARITY'S OBJECT IS TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED BY REASON OF OLD AGE AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY BY THE PROVISION OF A BEFRIENDING SERVICE IN THE NORTH EAST OF ENGLAND.