Tag: Health & Wellbeing

Whitewood Family Fund

Whitewood Family Fund

A family fund helping young people through sport. Read about the inspiring story of Ruth and Arthur Whitewood and their legacy of the Whitewood Family…
three school children on a swing

A Behind the Scenes look at health and wellbeing

Fundholders joined our virtual Behind the Scenes event to learn about two key projects making a difference to local health and wellbeing.
learning disabled staff and volunteers plus staff of Quartet Community Foundation and High Sheriff of Somerset

In conversation with Thomas Sheppard, High Sheriff of Somerset

Whether you are a professional adviser, an established charity or someone trying to develop a charitable project, a conversation with Quartet will leave you better…
Six people work on the allotment. In the near foreground a man in flat cap pushes a wheelbarrow full of soil, to the left a man with a rake smiles to camera, in the mid foreground a man breaks up soil with his hands, in the mid distance a woman lays out equipment, while in the far distance a woman walks into the allotment

Grants tackle health inequalities in North Somerset

Before Christmas one of our largest funds, the North Somerset Community Partnership Fund (NSCP), awarded £127,500 to support health and wellbeing projects in North Somerset.
A person exercising outside in the sun on a colourful mat by a wall. They are performing 'plank'

Creating health opportunities in B&NES

We awarded Sporting Family Change (SFC) £924 through the Bath Half Marathon Fund to purchase gym equipment. The funding has helped SFC inspire local families…
Elders in sports kit playing table tennis at two tables in a long hall

Shedders take up table tennis to get fit

The new table tennis group helps meet demand from older players and improve wellbeing and reduce isolation.
Three people in colourful costume. To the left a person dressed as the Dr Suess's The Grinch, in the middle a woman dressed as Mrs Claus and to the right, Santa with Hat and full white beard

Giving Santa a helping hand

A local community group braved the weather for three nights in December to help Santa distribute gifts to over 2,500 children across Avonmouth, Shirehampton, Lawrence…
Two white women holding Surviving winter posters

Surviving Winter Appeal already benefitting local people and charities

Our Surviving Winter appeal has already raised £7,500 for projects helping local people facing fuel poverty, isolation and financial pressures in winter. And those donations…
In the foreground a child in wheelchair beaming with joy with arms stretched up by his head dancing. To his left a laughing woman waves a green flag. The child's carer looks on smiling

Spreading joy on the streets of South Bristol

A recent grant to Flamingo Chicks helped children with multiple disabilities enjoy some much-needed post-Covid fun at Smoosh, a street music and dance event.

Garden gigs bring joy to adults with dementia and complex needs

Garden gigs was born as an antidote to online – bringing the joy of music to care home residents, and relief for staff working through…
Four African-Caribbean heritage children / teenagers seated on a wooden bench outside in St Paul's Adventure playground

Greening the inner-city

When you drive up the M32 from Bristol City Centre it’s hard to imagine what lies behind the colourful roadside fencing on Newfoundland Road. Yet…

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