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£45,000 Grant Awarded to YMCA White House

August 18, 2015

The Hampton Fuel Allotment Charity has awarded YMCA London South West a grant of £45,000 towards their work with the YMCA White House in Hampton.

White-house-open-day-2Angela Garett, Chief Operations Officer of YMCA London South West, said:

We are extremely grateful to the Hampton Fuel Allotment Charity for this grant, which provides the Association with the opportunity to develop our work in the local community. With the support of the Hampton Fuel Allotment, we will be able to deepen our impact and extend our services at the centre”.

The Hampton Fuel Allotment Charity supports families and individuals on low income with a grant to help with the costs of gas and electricity; and provides grants to the voluntary sector to provide services and activities for people in need.

David White, Director of the Charity, said:

We are very pleased to announce that a grant of £45,000 has been awarded to the YMCA London South West towards staff costs that will support the community work and developments at the YMCA White House”.

On Tuesday 7 April 2015, YMCA London South West took on the management of YMCA White House on behalf of the Hampton on Thames Community Association.

YMCA LSW has been working in Hampton for over eight years, initially managing the Hampton Open Air Pool and more recently working with St Mary’s Church and School through the delivery of youth programmes and school support.

Facilities at the YMCA White House include a nursery, café and several rooms and halls for hire.