Ann Rylands Small Donations

Supporting independent living in East Northamptonshire, this charity aims to ensure that everyone who wishes to remain in their own home, irrespective of their age or disability, is enabled to do so.  Since its first application to the Ann Rylands Small Donations Programme in 2003 the Trust has provided 10 grants totaling £6,800 to Serve.

The Martha Trust
Caring for people with profound physical and multiple learning disabilities and offering support to their families; this charity has received 6 grants totaling £5,350 since its first application in 2001.

White Lodge Centre
Supporting disabled children, young people and adults, families and carers in Surrey and the surrounding areas; this charity has received 7 grants totaling £6,750 since first applying in 2001.

Home-Start Erewash
Offering friendship and informal support to parents who have at least one child under five; this charity has received 2 grants totaling £1,350 since 2004.

Huntington’s Disease Association
This charity helps people living with Huntington’s disease to live a better life through improved care and support services, education of families and professionals, and championing people’s rights.  The Trust has provided 11 grants totaling £11,850 to the Huntington’s Disease Association since its first application in 2004.

Thames Hospice
Providing expert care for people living with life-limiting illnesses in East Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire, this charity seeks to address the physical, social and psychological needs of patients, not just the condition.  The Trust has provided 8 grants totaling £9,000 to this organisation since its first application in 2008.

The Birmingham Settlement
Supporting the disadvantaged of Birmingham through financial advice, training, employment and skills building, as well as programmes for community development and social opportunities for youth and for the elderly; this charity has received 8 grants totaling £7,750 since its  first application in 2009.

Cardboard Citizens
Improving the lives of the homeless and displaced people through theatre and the performing arts; this charity has received 10 grants totaling £7,800 since first applying in 2006.

Age Concern Epsom
Empowering older people in the Borough of Epsom & Ewell to live the most fulfilling lives they can.  This charity has received two grants totaling £1,500 since its first application in 2016.

Young Dementia
Helping people whose lives are affected by young onset dementia; this charity has received 6 grants totaling £3,300 since its first application in 2001.

The Aidis Trust
Enhancing the lives of the disabled through access to digital technologies and training; this charity has received 5 grants totaling £3,600 since first applying in 2007.

The Royal Society for Blind Children
This charity believes that no child in the UK should grow up to be poor or lonely just because they are blind, and seeks to ensure that all blind children have the self-belief and skills to fulfil their potential.  The Trust has provided  8 grants totaling £7,450 since The Royal Society for Blind Children first applied to this programme in 2001.

The Horticulture Therapy Trust
Supporting those with acquired brain injury and mental illness through a variety of therapeutic and vocational or training programs; this charity has received a grant of £750 in response to its first application in 2017.

Ashford Place
This local community centre strives to relieve poverty and disadvantage by offering numerous practical services and programmes including for the homeless.  Ashford Place has received 4 grants totaling £3,500 since its first application in 2011.

This charity both designs and manufactures assistive technology and equipment for children with severe disabilities. All items are custom-made, and include special seating, learning and leisure toys, and mobility aids. The Trust has supported this charity for many years under this programme, providing 9 grants totaling £10,350.

The Anthony Nolan Trust
Regular support has been provided to assist the work of this charity, enabling new volunteer bone marrow donors to be tested, screened and maintained on their register, which has been a very important factor in saving the lives of patients diagnosed with Leukaemia, or a related illness. This charity has received 4 grants totaling £2,400 since its first application in 2003.