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Exciting opportunity to join the Charity Link Team!

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people and children across Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire? We have an exciting opportunity for a Caseworker to join our Charitable Grant Aid Service supporting local people in need at…

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Christmas gifts that change lives

Why not spread warmth this Christmas by giving an extra special gift!…. Imagine not having a bed. Imagine your child sleeping on the floor, sharing with siblings or even trying to find comfort in the bath at night as they…

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Spread warmth this Christmas

The cost of living crisis means many families are facing hardship this Christmas. During these extremely challenging times, your support will help to make Christmas and the months ahead much brighter for people in need. You’ll be helping to bring…

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Did you watch Samuel’s story?

Did you watch BBC Breakfast this morning? You may have seen Samuel’s emotional story of how he is trying to juggle his finances daily in an attempt to keep himself and his two young boys warm, safe and fed. This…

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November e-news

If you don’t yet receive our monthly e-newsletter (a great way to find out about our work and how your support can make a difference) you can read the November issue here And, if you’d like it to drop into…

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Highcross supports Charity Link with £5k bursary

Highcross support The Highcross Shopping Centre in Leicester nominates a charity to be awarded a bursary each year by their parent company. We are delighted that – for the second year running – they have chosen to award this to…

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Work with people 60+ ? Small grants now available

The Charity Link Small Grants Scheme, run through our Trust Administration Service, is currently inviting applications from charities and organisations working in Leicester city to support people over 60. Grants are up to £500 and you can apply for help…

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Autumn Thrive now out

The Autumn issue of Thrive, our twice yearly newsletter for supporters, is out now. You can read a copy online here.* This edition covers some tough topics. There is no escaping that there are many challenges being faced right now…

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Mini budget offers little help to those most in need

Our CEO Susan McEniff says: “We are ready for another busy week supporting more families who are finding themselves facing hardship or crisis. As a charity supporting low income families and the most vulnerable people in the communities in which we…

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Thanks to our amazing Leicestershire 3 Peaks Challengers

Thank you to the 120 Challengers who took on our annual Leicestershire 3 Peaks Challenge on Sunday (18th September). The record number of Challengers started and finished the 16 mile route at our Proud Business Supporters Bawdon Lodge Farm and…

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