BASEPOINT EXETER MATCH FUND £3,704 FOR CHARITY BALLOONS
Basepoint Exeter donate £3,704 of match funding to licensee and nominated charity Balloons, who provide a pre and post bereavement service for children, young people and their families.
Basepoint Exeter on behalf of The ACT Foundation, a leading UK grant making charity, have been able to continue the ongoing support for the local charity and licensee Balloons by match funding an additional £3,704. Balloons have raised their part through a variety of events including a Moor to Sea Bike Ride by Matt and Dave employees of Persimmon.
The ACT Foundation, provide grants to individuals and registered charities; with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for people in need. The ACT foundation has donated £3,704 which has been donated to Balloons is part of the scheme to support the communities local to each of the Basepoint Centres across the country. Each centre selects a local charity to partner with and actively promote any money raised from fundraising events are then match funded by the Foundation.
Basepoint Exeter are delighted to be able to donate further funds to Balloons as they have been supporting the charity for over 5 years. This will continue to help to support the life changing work and services that they provide to young people and their families when coping with bereavement.
Balloons is a highly regarded local charity providing support and counselling to children and young people up to the age of 25 who have suffered or are likely to suffer a significant bereavement. The charity operates within the Exeter, Mid and East Devon locality and has done so for the past 7 years.
For more information about the charity Balloons and the fantastic service they provide visit: http://balloonscharity.co.uk.