LCRCares is a new crowdfunding campaign to raise £1million to support community and voluntary organisations on the frontline of helping the city region’s communities cope with the impact of Coronavirus. Local people are volunteering their help in so many ways. They are our community heroes and they urgently need our support.
The money raised will be distributed to local organisations who are providing essential support to communities such as:
Food/care package delivery to vulnerable people self-isolating
Delivery of services and projects supporting the most vulnerable, such older people e.g. a telephone support/friendship service or delivering online activities to help reduce isolation
Emotional and mental health support
Financial Inclusion, support to access benefits and debt advice
The fund is being managed by the Community Foundation for Merseyside, a registered charity that has distributed in excess of £40m to grass root community groups and charities across the Liverpool City Region and a long held reputation for ensuring funding is provided to the most vulnerable.
Please give whatever you can to #LCRCares to help those most vulnerable in the Liverpool City Region as a result of the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak.
How to Donate
Donations can be made directly via bank transfer to the Community Foundation for Merseyside:
Name: CFLM core
Sort code: 09 07 20
If you prefer, you can make a donation online via our partner the Community Foundation for Merseyside using the link below:
“We are famous for our generosity, big hearts and community solidarity and more than ever before we have seen this in the response from thousands of individuals, community organisations, charities and social businesses.
“People are volunteering their help in so many ways. They are our community heroes and they urgently need our support.
“That’s why, working with the Leaders of our 6 councils, I have set up the LCRCares COVID-19 Community Support Fund, aiming to raise £1million, and kickstarted today with an initial £200,000 donation from the Combined Authority and £50,000 from the National Emergencies Trust.
“I know many people and businesses are already suffering hardship and need our help. But if everyone who can afford to can give a little, we can make a huge impact for our communities as we come together to tackle this unprecedented crisis.”