Our links to other local charities and organisations.

Preston Relief in Need

This  charity aims to relieve either generally or individually persons resident in the Borough of Preston who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress by making grants of money or providing or paying for items, services or calculated to reduce the need, hardship or distress of such persons.

Contact:  Preston Relief In Need Charity  No. 224848

c/o Tina Aldrick Preston Town Hall Lancaster Rd Preston PR1 2RL

Phone: 01772 906009

Or contact Preston Citizens Advice Bureau

Gift 92

This is an independent charity originally set up with the financial backing of the Harris Trust to provide practical support for local people in need.

Gift 92 provides good quality second hand furniture and household goods to people in need following referral by local agencies. By supplying essential furniture and household items Gift 92  helps individuals and families in empty properties to set up a home.

Every year Gift 92 supports around 500 financially struggling families and individuals referred to it

Contact:   Gift 92 Charity No. 1015952

Unit 2 , Off Boundary Rd, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire PR2 3DS
01772 716572.  mail@gift92.com

Visit their website

The Edward Dixon Award for Young Volunteers

This award (£50 and  shield)  is presented annually  by the Lancashire Youth Association in memory of Edward Dixon (former Trustee of the Harris Charity.)  It is presented to an outstanding young person who is involved in volunteering work in the County.

The Harris Orphanage

Records from The Harris Orphanage are now stored at the Lancashire Records Office.

Contact:  Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2RE
01772 533039

www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-and-record-office

FACT
75%
Of children are not getting the recommended 60 minutes of daily activity outside of school.

Who can apply

Both individuals and charitable groups working for the benefit of under 25's are eligible for assistance.

How to apply

Complete the application form here - Successful applicants are notified in July & January respectively following the closing date each half year.