Donations

This is a selection of Donations made by The Reading Dispensary Trust

Read for Good A charity, previously sponsored the Trust, has been awarded £1925 to help continue to fund the Readathon project, (part of the Read for Good Charity) in the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. For children in hospital, books and stories are particularly important – they comfort, distract, reassure and entertain. Read for Good provides …

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£500 Donation made to the AgeUK Reading charity in November 2017 The Age UK Reading Befriending service aims to improve the quality of life for older people who live in the greater Reading area. Volunteer befrienders provide friendship and support either by regular personal visits or telephone calls. All volunteers are interviewed and provide references. …

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£500 Donation made to Myaware charity in November 2017 Myaware Reading group meet every few months, and is led by Steve, our area Regional Organiser. The group welcomes all those affected by myasthenia; those with the condition, and their families, friends and carers. It enables people to join together in self-help, and gain the most …

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Reading Dispensary Trust have very generously been providing help for our clients for many years. Our clients have needed help, either due to their caring responsibilities, or because of a disability they have and have been unable to work. Whilst some families are on a single wage, or are getting benefits due to the levels …

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Reading Dispensary Trust have supported Launchpad’s clients with medical needs for many years, helping us to supply our clients with various items from white goods and clothing to taxis to and from medical appointments. In 2017 alone we were awarded approx. £1600 for 7 clients. This support really can change lives and we are very …

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A Day Away in Bristol With help from Reading Dispensary Trust, during the February half term, Me2 took 8 Me2 Club teenagers on a ‘Day Away’ to Bristol, as part of their ‘Day Away Project’. The main aims of the project are to promote confidence and independence in young people.  To find out more visit ME2 website …

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Reading Youth Since receiving Reading Dispensary Trust’s grant in October 2018, Reading Youth has run every Saturday in term time and throughout the school holidays from Brookfields School. A typical day has run from 10am from 4pm, and is led by a team of enthusiastic, highly trained youth workers. We have delivered 1,167 hours since …

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Defibrillator Installed in London Street Reading Partnering with World Education Partnership – RISC. A defibrillator was installed at the London Street offices. The cost of £1,920  was donated by The Reading Dispensary Trust.  Pictured on the left is Jean Turton (Chair of The Reading Dispensary Trust) cutting the ribbon marking the official opening and commissioning …

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