Charity News

February 6th, 2023

Adur and Worthing residents raise thousands of pounds for local food banks

Food banks in Adur and Worthing have praised the community for helping to raise over £22,500 as part of a crowdfunding campaign.

The Fund our Food Banks crowdfunder was launched in December 2022 to support the 3,000 people who need help from food banks in the area every month by Adur and Worthing Food Network, Adur & Worthing Councils and Community Works, a local organisation that supports the voluntary sector.

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January 25th, 2023

Safe in Sussex’s Gingerbread House Success!

West Sussex based charity Safe in Sussex held their annual Gingerbread House Event in December, which combined both community and business entries. The event took place in December at St Oscar Romero School, Goring by Sea. There were some stunning and very creative gingerbread houses on display. The event raised over £3,000 for the charity which supports people experiencing domestic abuse.
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January 12th, 2023

Worthing seafront exhibition shines a light on food insecurity

A new photography exhibition that highlights the experiences of people suffering food insecurity has opened at West Buildings shelter on Worthing seafront.

The exhibition, titled Used to the Hunger, was created by Worthing Food Foundation and aims to highlight the experiences of people who access its help as well as raise money for the Worthing Borough Council-backed Fund our Food Banks crowdfunding scheme.

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December 23rd, 2022

Three community heroes recognised for their contribution to Worthing

Three local heroes who go above and beyond to make Worthing a better place have been honoured as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

Claire Cook, Jeffrey Garrard and Khristina McCormack have each been recognised for their contribution to the area, after voluntarily giving their time to have a positive impact on those less fortunate in the community.

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