Gavin Cogdon, Great Annual Savings Health and Wellbeing Manager, is attempting a 24-hour burpee world record. The gruelling challenge will raise money to fund health and wellbeing programmes in County Durham and Sunderland’s most disadvantaged communities.
Delivering Hope for all.
The Groves Family (GF) Community Foundation has been created to address key social issues.
We galvanise people and assets within communities to create opportunities and maximise impact.
We aim to inspire individuals to;
Make Positive Lifestyle Changes
Provide tools to learn, develop & achieve
GF COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANT SCHEME
The foundation is launching a dedicated investment fund allowing small community groups and “gifted & talented” individuals to apply for funding in a structured, measurable manner.
The GF Community Foundation will focus on four geographical areas in County Durham and two strategic project areas in partnership with Sunderland City Council.
OUR PLAN FOR HOPE
The Foundation will execute key delivery strands in disadvantaged communities, targeting three demographics: elderly and vulnerable, children and young people, and families.
“We’re here to support the existing work taking place, and all of the efforts to date fit with our delivery strands, which sets up the Foundation to deliver maximum social impact across the region.”
Tom Lavender, Group Foundation Manager
BRINGING HOPE TO LIFE
Kicking off their work within the local community, the GF Community Foundation has been granting wishes to primary and secondary schools within the local area.
GF Community Foundation is proud to be delivering a “Summer of Sport” for children and young people through a major investment. The £8,000 project will provide more than 1,000 children with affordable,
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