Cost of living support

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Cost of living support

Cost of living support

Gateway North East By Gateway North East

Support with care packs which includes toiletries, cleaning materials and dried food and clothing to help individuals who are struggling with cost of living

Houghton le Spring Idea stage

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To provide individuals who are struggling because of the increase of cost of living crisis, Support with care packs which includes toiletries, cleaning materials and dried food and clothing to help individuals who are struggling because of the cost of living crisis,

What we'll deliver:

  • Provide at least 100 cleaning packs
  • Provide at least 100 toiletries packs
  • Provide at least 60 food packs
  • Warm community space in hub with free hot refreshments

Why it's a great idea:

This project will benefit people living in poverty due to cost of living crisis who are struggling. Giving them a lifeline and support, we offer a free advice service that will run along side this project where we do free benefits check to ensure they are receiving the right benefit among other issues they facing ,

Steps to get it done:

  • Buying products to go in the care packs
  • Make packs up
  • Create form to apply for one and helps with monitor it

Easington lane charity hub have had a lot of the general public come in asking for support due to the cost of living crisis , we have a volunteer advice and guidance adviser .

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Location Houghton le Spring

About the space

easingdon lane

Council

Sunderland City Council

How will the money be spent?Total £2,172

clothing bank and hot water bottles - £600 (28%)
Toiletries - £600 (28%)
Cleaning pack - £600 (28%)
Dryied food - £200 (9%)
Bags - £0 (0%)
Other - £172 (8%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

28%
clothing bank and hot water bottles
£600
28%
Toiletries
£600
28%
Cleaning pack
£600
9%
Dryied food
£200
0%
Bags
£0
8%
Other Read More
£172
  • Spacehive fees
    £100
  • Transaction fees
    £52
  • VAT
    £20

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • Contingency for the project to protect against price fluctuation
  • For refreshments for warm spaces in hub
  • Vouchers for clothing

Total £2,172

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