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
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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