Published: 1st Apr 2020

The National Emergencies Trust (NET) has raised £11m in the first week of their coronavirus appeal.  The first allocations of this funding will be going out this week to front line charities who are working to help those most in need. The money will be distributed through the UK Community Foundations to 46 local community foundations. The aim of the funding is to help get food to people who are isolated and in need, to protect the most vulnerable children while schools are closed, to help people who have recently left hospital, to support people with their mental wellbeing and to help people who are struggling with debt. The NET has said they will continue to work collaboratively with a wide range of organisations to ensure the maximum amount of money is raised and distributed securely, effectively and fairly to those organisations and local charities who can do the most … (To read the full article, subscribe below)