Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland has distributed £112,000 in the third tranche of grants from money raised for its Rotary Flood Disaster Appeal. Funds distributed include those raised from Fashion For Relief, a charity fashion show organised by Naomi Campbell at the end of London Fashion Week.
The Kent Charities Group, a group of 10 Kent-registered charities, has raised over £4,000 from a Christmas raffle to help eight registered charities across the county. The funds will be distributed between the Kent Charities Group to assist the participating charities in improving the quality of life for Kent residents.
Community Foundation Northern Ireland has announced a £500,000 capital investment in Charity Bank. The funds will help Charity Bank to increase its affordable social loans to community organisations, charities and social enterprises in Northern Ireland.
The City of London Corporation's The City Bridge Trust has made a grant of £45,000 to Wheels for Wellbeing to provide a range of cycling services to increase social inclusion and participation for the disabled community in and around Lambeth.
Staff, customers and shareholders of HBOS across the UK and Ireland raised £3.6 million in 2007 for charity. A partnership between Family Holiday Association and RNLI received over £800,000, and the British Heart Foundation received over £1.8 million, its largest corporate donation to date. WRVS, and Age Action in Ireland also benefited.