'Winter Warmth Fund' launched

The Bishop of Carlisle is to launch Cumbria Community Foundation's 'Winter Warmth' fund Appeal. The fund helps stop older people dying because of the cold.

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Thousands raised by Winter warmth Fund

Andy Beeforth, Director of Cumbria Community Foundation, explains the difference the Winter Warmth Fund has made:

"In the first year we raised and distributed a pot of £10,000. Last year our donations quadrupled, bringing in £42,000 which directly helped 433 pensioners in need. We're hoping people will be generous so we can help even more older people this winter."

– Andy Beeforth, Director Cumbria Community Foundation

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