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Making life fairer for local young people

“One young boy, who started to come to the sessions around half way through the holidays would come to get food at least three times a session. He was clearly very hungry and we were able to provide healthy nourishing food for him, which he appeared not to be getting at home” says Baggator who’ve received several grants through us including a grant last year to set up a Monday club for young people in Easton.

For many local school children, the school holidays are a time of relaxation, fun and family. But across Bristol, where nearly 30% of children live in poverty, parents are put under immense pressure as time and finances are squeezed resulting in further stress and deprivation for all the family. In some parts of the city such as Lawrence Hill where nearly 50% of children live in poverty, the lack of free school meals means families are struggling to provide the most basic three meals a day.

Thanks to our supporters we’re able to offer grants to nearly a thousand projects each year working to make life fairer in the West of England, anything from local food banks feeding families in crisis to projects offering local young people much-needed sport, drama and creative opportunities they’d otherwise miss out on.

We’re infinitely grateful to our Sponsors:

Burges Salmon
Bank of Ireland
Unite

Quartet Community Foundation brings together people who want to help the local community with projects that make a real difference. Our main focus at Quartet Community Foundation is to change people’s lives for the better across the West of England. We are part of a national network of 46 quality accredited Community Foundations that match those who want to give money locally with those organisations and charities working to improve local communities.

Bristol Giving Day will join together businesses and local community causes to spread generosity across the city. One day in the year to inspire extra charitable giving and right proper fun to make a big difference to lots of local causes. Organised by Quartet Community Foundation with the support of the Bristol business community, Bristol Giving Day will be vibrant and inspiring as we join together to love our city.

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