Eastend Residents Association was the runner up and won £500 of Good Neighbour funding during the 2016 campaign.
What is Eastend Residents Association?
The Eastend Residents Association works tirelessly in the community offering multiple programs to enhance a better community capacity and a shared space for everyone. They offer youth projects, senior projects, programs tackling fear of crime, and alcohol and substance abuse. They also run surgeries giving sign posting and advice with regards to housing and welfare.
Why should Eastend Residents Association receive a donation from the Good Neighbour programme?
The Eastend Residents Association deliver projects in their resource centre in a bid to make their community an all inclusive area no matter of race, religion or creed. Along with all the statutory agencies, they have a great work ethic and all the staff give their time freely as volunteers.
What could Eastend Residents Association use the money for?
The Eastend Residents Association would use Good Neighbour funding to hold community events to highlight their work with the main aims of building a better volunteer base and getting more people involved in being good neighbours.