News November 2021

There continues to be a large demand for our individual grants. In the last few months we have provided funds for the following: 5 washing machines, 9 beds and mattresses, 6 fridge freezers, 8 general furniture items, 11 cookers, 3 tablets/laptops, 4 school uniforms, 3 sets of children’s clothing and various other items and contributions… Continue reading

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News September 2021

Recent grants awarded by our Grants Committee include: £25,000 towards the continuation of the Debt Advice North Camden project which is run by Citizens Advice Camden. Over the years that HWCT have funded this project they have provided debt and financial advice to hundreds of clients in our area of benefit. £3,000 to Gingerbread for… Continue reading

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Sheila Taylor’s retirement and New Director at HWCT

Sheila Taylor has retired this August as Director of The Hampstead Wells and Campden Trust (HWCT) after 28 years of service. Trained as a lawyer at London University and subsequently admitted to the bar she initially worked as an in-house legal adviser to The Jewish Welfare Board, now Jewish Care. During her time there she… Continue reading

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News June 2021

We have received a number of applications for our Large Organisational Grants this quarter which will be considered at the next Grants Committee Meeting in July. In addition, we continue to receive a number of applications for grants to individuals and families. To give an idea of what these grants have been funding we have… Continue reading

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News May 2021

Demand for our individual grants continues to be high and we are managing to have a quick turnaround on these with decisions usually made within a maximum of two weeks and payments made shortly after. The most requested items are currently beds, fridge freezers, cookers and basic furniture items. Applications are coming in from families, older people and individuals, many living in… Continue reading

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