In addition to all the wonderful individuals who bring us donations every day of the week, we have a host of supporters from the charity, government, private and voluntary sectors whom we would like to acknowledge. (There are bound to be oversights in the long list below – please do get in touch if you cannot find your name here and would like to be acknowledged.)
Financial Support over the years has included significant grants from individual donors as well as many charitable organisations including: Lupton Tower Trust, Brian Lancaster Trust, Big Lottery Fund, J Paul Getty Trust, Northern Rock Foundation, Homeless Link, SEBA Trust, Kentdale Charitable Trust, Stainton Greenhowe, Stephenson Trust, Lloyds TSB, Cumbria Community Foundation, Henry Smith, Frieda Scott Trust, Hadfield Trust, Oliver Borthwick Memorial Trust, Norman C Ashton Foundation, Healthcare On Call, Yorkshire Building Society, and Cenacolo Community. South Lakeland District Council also continue to support our housing and advocacy work.
We also have a number of generous local businesses who support our work, both financially and through donations in kind, including: Highgate Veterinary Clinic, Lakeland Fireplaces, Meantime Information Technology, Lakeland Limited, ASDA, The Lantern (Allithwaite), In Kind Direct, Morrisons plc, Booths, KFC, Greggs, Tesco, Plumgarth’s and Hazelmere Bakery.
And we are proud to be supported by a host of churches and community groups as well, including: Kendal Probus, Sandylands Methodist Church, Ings PCC, Coniston PCC, Queen Katherine School (Kendal), Levens PCC, Jesus Church Troutbeck PCC, Parr Street Church (Kendal), St Peter’s Church (Mansergh), Cartmel Priory School, Beetham Church, St Cuthbert’s Church (Kentmere), Langdale Primary School, St John’s Church (Keswick), St Catherine’s Church (Crook), Holy Trinity & St George (Kendal), Allithwaite PCC, Holy Trinity (Brathay), Iona Community, Pennington Church, United Benefice of Staveley, Ings and Kentmere, Field Broughton PCC, URC (Kendal), St Thomas’ Church (Kendal) PCC, Pennington Memorial Chapel, Crosscrake PCC, Church of Christ Scientist (Kendal), Heversham PCC, Women’s Methodist Network (Kendal), Greenside Carollers, Free Methodist Church (Carnforth), St Martin’s Church (Windermere), Inner Wheel (Kendal), Helsington PCC, Burneside PCC, Stricklandgate Methodist Church, Barclays Bank Pensioners’ Club, St Mark’s Church (Natland), Alexander School (Kendal), Keswick2Barrow Walk, Kendal Quaker Meeting, Windermere Quaker Meeting.
And, last but not least, by the wonderful Friends of Manna House.