Faringdon United Charity
Supporting those in need in Faringdon, Little Coxwell, Littleworth and adjacent parishes
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Support is given to residents of Faringdon, Little Coxwell, Littleworth and adjacent parishes in Oxfordshire. Requests for assistance usually come from health care professionals such as Health Visitors or from organisations such as The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), schools, community groups.
If you represent someone or an organisation in need of support and help or are a Minister, Social Support Worker or another charity you can apply for support on behalf of others.
Please give us as much information as possible – the more information we have, the quicker we are able to provide an answer to your request.
The Faringdon United Charity was formed in 1971 and was the amalgamation of seventeen charities. The oldest, The Charity of Sir Valentine Knightly for the poor, dating back to 1620.
The remaining charities were formed during the following centuries of which the latest, The Pocock Widowers’ and Widows’ Fund, was founded in 1938.
The charity is run by a group of volunteers who meet regularly to manage the charity’s resources. The photograph shows the beautiful medieval All Saints’ Church in Faringdon, where the origins of the charity are recorded on Charity Boards dating back to the 18th century.
Who can be helped?
Faringdon United Charity provides support to residents of Faringdon, Little Coxwell, Littleworth and adjacent parishes. The charity aims to assist those in need who for whatever reason cannot easily obtain the help they require from public funds. Help is generally only given when all other channels have been exhausted.
There is particular emphasis on helping the elderly, the infirm, children and young people, those with special needs, medical needs or help with their education.
The charity also supports organisations that provide community support and activity such as The Day Centre, The Foodbank, YoCo, Faze, The Place and CAB.
How we help
This list is not exhaustive and we will review every application we receive.
Some of the local organisations we support
How to apply
complete the application form
The more information we have, the quicker we are able to provide an answer to your request.
Send your application to us
FARINGDON UNITED CHARITY CIO
C/O BUNTING & CO
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