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, Big Lottery Fund, Stephenson Trust, Lloyds TSB, Cumbria Community Foundation, Henry Smith, Frieda Scott Trust, Hadfield Trust, Oliver Borthwick Memorial Trust and the 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, Lakeland Limited, In Kind Direct, Morrisons plc, Booths, KFC, Greggs, Tesco, Plumgarth’s, Langdale Leisure 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, Levens PCC, Parr Street Church (Kendal), St Catherine’s Church (Crook), Holy Trinity & St George (Kendal), Allithwaite PCC, Holy Trinity (Brathay), URC (Kendal), St Thomas’ Church (Kendal) PCC, Crosscrake PCC, Heversham PCC, Greenside Carollers, Free Methodist Church (Carnforth), St Martin’s Church (Windermere), Burneside PCC, Stricklandgate Methodist Church, Keswick2Barrow Walk, Kendal Quaker Meeting, Windermere Quaker Meeting, St Andrew’s Church (Milnthorpe), Holy Trinity (Ambleside), St James (Staveley), Carver United Church (Windermere), Meet2Eat Community, Sawrey PC, Levens Rotary Club, Crosscrake PCC, Cautley PCC, Sawrey PCC and Coniston PCC.
And, last but not least, by the wonderful Friends of Manna House.