Foundation raises £1m for small causes helping communities through pandemic

PUBLISHED: 12:00 23 May 2020

The Quartet Community Foundation has raised £1million for small community causes.    Picture: Quartet Community Foundation

The Quartet Community Foundation has raised £1million for small community causes. Picture: Quartet Community Foundation

Quartet Community Foundation

More than £1million has been raised by The Quartet Community Foundation for the Coronavirus 2020 Response Fund.

The Quartet Community Foundation has raised £1million for small community causes.    Picture: Quartet Community FoundationThe Quartet Community Foundation has raised £1million for small community causes. Picture: Quartet Community Foundation

The fund supports causes across North Somerset, Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire and was set up in mid-March.

It hit the milestone figure in a matter of weeks, which the foundation says is thanks to the generosity and support of hundreds of fundraisers, donors and businesses.

Chief executive Sue Turner, said: “Whether it’s taking meals to the homeless, reaching out to older people or helping learning disabled people fight isolation, people are going above and beyond.”

More than £500,000 has reached 100 causes in these communities.

To donate, log on to www.justgiving.com/campaign/BristolCoronavirusFund


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