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Far Cotton & Delapre Community Support

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Far Cotton & Delapre Community Support

Far Cotton & Delapre Community Support

Friends of Far Cotton Library By Friends of Far Cotton Library

The Friends are crowdfunding to help assist the work of local groups & organisations in their effort to look after our community in these testing times.

Far Cotton Delivery stage

pledged of £846

Sorry this project was unsuccessful, we did not reach our fundraising goal.

The Friends of Far Cotton Library have created a crowdfunding project to assist those local groups & individuals that are supporting our community during the Coronavirus outbreak. We've been inspired by the response from residents and local businesses towards providing help. The Far Cotton & Delapre Community Support Group is a typical example of our community already pulling together to support the most vulnerable in our area. The Friends have created a crowdfunding project so that residents whose circumstances allow, can donate to provide additional community support. All money raised will go directly to local community organisations such as the Far Cotton & Delapre Community Support Group, to ensure our older and most vulnerable residents get the assistance and help they need during this period. This includes essential food supplies, prescription collections and (safe) social contact.

What we'll deliver:

  • Help with food shopping
  • Prescription Collection
  • Social Contact via phone or internet
  • More active Volunteers in the Community

Why it's a great idea:

By providing financial support to local groups such as The Far Cotton & Delapre Support Group, we can improve what is offered & expand the network of volunteers working to look after the most vunerable in our community.

Steps to get it done:

  • Providing expenses to volunteers running errands

Greater financial support of this project could also expand out the offer of services that could be administered. For example, hot meals could be provided to those unable to cook.

Location Far Cotton

About the space

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Northampton Borough Council

How will the money be spent?Total £846

Shopping Expenses - £500 (59%)
Volunteer Expenses - £300 (35%)
Other - £46 (5%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Shopping Expenses
Volunteer Expenses
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  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT


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:

  • Cover more expenses for volunteers
  • Link with other groups
  • Buy food for local residents in need

Total £846

Our Volunteer List

We're currently looking for people to offer skills and time to develop our project! Check out the list of what we need below and then use the 'Volunteer' button to the right to get involved.
  • Latex gloves, antiseptic wipes, face masks and other hygiene products.
  • Volunteers to make phone calls to those in isolation.
  • Volunteers to do supermarket shopping or prescription collections.

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