This lockdown situation is clearly going on for some months yet and we are therefore looking at additional plans for supporting residents suffering hardship at this time. Hardship could take the form of looking after our most elderly, those with highest health risk and shielding for a minimum of 12 weeks and those financially struggling (there are a lot of people falling through the Government safety net schemes).
In response we have decided to provide free hot meals, basic food supplies and small emergency cash sums where needed within the village.
To enable this to happen, the SCA has set up a hardship fund and initially donated the sum of £1000. In addition we have already received a couple of donations of £250 and other smaller donations and are aware of others in the community prepared to make donations at this time of crisis to help others.
If you are prepared to make a one-off donation to help support the most vulnerable in the village, there are a number of ways you can do it.
1. You can donate online direct to our bank account with the following details :
Account Name : Saltford Community Association
Sort Code : 40 52 40
Account Number : 00007636
Reference : HARDSHIP Surname
2. You can donate by cheque (payable to Saltford Community Association) to Saltford Hall, Wedmore Road, Saltford, BS31 3BY making clear the donation is for the hardship fund.
3. You can donate via PayPal to email@example.com again making clear it is for the hardship fund, by clicking the link below.
4.You can donate via credit/debit to our special online facility at this website https://www.tickettailor.com/events/SCAHardshipFund
We encourage all those who can to complete and download a Gift Aid Form below
This signed form should either be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to Saltford Hall, Wedmore Road, Saltford, BS31 3BY.
If any funds are left over at the end, we will donate to appropriate local charities supporting those most in need.
Huge thanks again for helping during these difficult times. The feedback from those we have already helped has been very heart warming.
Saltford Hall is managed by the Saltford Community Association - Registered Charity number 1162948