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Community Foundation for Surrey Launches Tackling Poverty Campaign

10th April 2024

Community Foundation for Surrey Launches Tackling Poverty Campaign

The Tackling Poverty Campaign by the Community Foundation for Surrey (CFSurrey) is aimed at addressing one of the most pressing issues facing our communities.

Now, with the support of matched funding, thanks to Surrey County Council, we are poised to make a significant impact in the fight against poverty as each donation – no matter how small – is doubled.
The local Surrey Area Funds currently undertaking this matched funding challenge, are Woking Community Fund, Mole Valley Community Fund, Spelthorne Community Fund, Guildford Philanthropy and the Community Fund for Reigate and Banstead. Each Fund is aiming to raise £4000 before June 2024 which will become £8000 to help organisations and charities tackling the issues caused by poverty in their local areas.

This initiative presents a unique opportunity for individuals and businesses to amplify their impact and contribute to positive change within our communities.

Examples of funding we have already been able to provide include:

Step by Step: Funding to support an organisation providing support to young homeless people.

City Gate Community Projects: Funding to support an organisation providing food to groups supporting people in food poverty.

Stripey Stork – Core Costs: Funding for a Baby/Childrens Bank that supports families experiencing poverty across Surrey with essential items.

The Tackling Poverty Campaign cannot succeed without the generosity of our community. Your contribution, no matter how small, can make a world of difference to those in need. Together, we can ensure that no one in Surrey is left behind. Join us in spreading warmth, compassion, and hope throughout our community.

To donate and make a difference, visit our website:

Thank you for your support.