In May 2016 Worthing Community Chest Directors, Fred Weller and Andy Hammond, visited the Old Barn Short Mat Bowls Club to see them in action, and to hand over a cheque for £1008.72 towards the purchase of a new short bowls mat along with rubber starter mats. They were impressed
Worthing Community Chest Trustee, Fred Weller, and Charity Coordinator, Catherine Attwood, went to the Connaught Theatre on Tuesday 17th May to award a grant of £1000 to Root Experience. This will enable the Sussex Theatre Group to bring Project: Oggbots to Worthing on Tuesday 31 May and Wednesday 1 June
On the 28th January Worthing Community Chest attended the Better Business Show in the Assembly Rooms. We wanted to tell as many local businesses as possible about the amazing groups that we support. Our office volunteer, Lisa, was with us on the day. Below is her blog about the event!
Jane Claxton was a trustee of Worthing Community Chest for 14 years, she was also Chair for the majority of that time. This year she has stepped down from the board, but she has kindly written a blog the history of the charity. In the 14 years I have been
In our March funding round Worthing Community Chest awarded Youth University at Davison £1,110. This was used to purchase a kit car which the students then build. Malcolm Brett and Fred Weller, two of our Trustees, visited YU at Davison recently. Malcolm kindly put together this blog about their visit.
Guest blogger, WCC Trustee Fred Weller, reports from Skeptics in the Pub’s Laughingstock Worthing Community Chest seeks to provide grant support to a wide range of groups, clubs and not-for-profit organisations throughout Worthing. One recently successful grant applicant was ‘Skeptics in the Pub’, a small group of people who meet
Worthing Community Chest is very pleased to be featured in the Worthing Herald. There is a fabulous photo of our trustee, Malcolm Brett, presenting a cheque to Worthing BSAC
Malcolm Brett, from Worthing Community Chest presented a cheque for £1,500 to Worthing BSAC underwater whilst trying Scuba Diving for the first time. Local Scuba Diving Club, Worthing BSAC, offer ‘Try Dive Experiences’ and non-profit diver training to Worthing residents. Their aged buoyancy devices needed replacing to continue this programme
Worthing Community Chest is a registered, local, independent charity. We support projects and activities in Worthing which enable social and economic well being. We do this by awarding small grants to groups, clubs, events and other good causes.