Home-Start Bracknell Forest receives generous donation from Berkshire Community Foundation

Published: 31 Mar 2014 09:30

HOME-START Bracknell Forest has received a grant of £3,295.

The money for the charity, which supports families in the borough, comes from Berkshire Community Foundation’s Give a Child a Chance fund.

Tessa Dove, scheme organiser at Home-Start Bracknell Forest, said she was “overwhelmed”.

She said: “It will help us with costs such as volunteer expenses and office costs – both of which are essential in helping us meet the needs of the families we support.

Jess Nicholls, grants manager at Berkshire Community Foundation – an umbrella organisation for the county’s charities – said groups like Home-Start Bracknell Forest are vital to the community.

She said: “It is important local people recognise the work done by our local charities.”

To find out more about Home-Start contact Tessa or Val on 01344 860025.

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