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A Van for Love, Amelia

Funded on Spacehive 10 June 2022 Delivered 30 January 2023

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A Van for Love, Amelia

Love, Amelia By Love, Amelia

We are helping more and more families in our community with essential items for their babies and children. We need a van to collect donations and help deliver referrals to families

Hendon Delivery stage

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This project was funded on 10 Jun 2022!

A van will help support more families in our community as it will give us the chance to collect donations and deliver referrals to ensure families get their much needed items . We currently distribute up to 160 bundles per month of essential items to help keep babies and children safe, happy and healthy. We gift bundles of clothing, nappies, toiletries, toys, beds, prams and much more to families experiencing poverty and hardship.

What we'll deliver:

  • We will purchase a van
  • We will collect donations from our community
  • We will help deliver referrals to families

Why it's a great idea:

We often miss out on much needed donations when donors are unable to deliver the items to our warehouse. A van will enable us to get out in our community and collect donations of pre-loved baby items, giving them a new lease of life and saving them from landfill We have the team and resources in place to action referrals quickly, often the same day, however referrals can be sat in our warehouse for weeks waiting to go out to a family. A van will speed this up and help us deliver referrals to families quickly so no child is going without.

Steps to get it done:

  • Purchasing a van
  • Recruit volunteer drivers

Location Hendon

About the space

Custom Location


Sunderland City Council

How will the money be spent?Total £12,134

Purchasing a van - £10,500 (87%)
Tax and insurance for van - £900 (7%)
Other - £734 (6%)

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.

Purchasing a van
Tax and insurance for van
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  • Spacehive fees
  • VAT
  • Transaction fees


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:

  • It will go towards the purchase of a better van

Total £12,134

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