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Off the streets and into homes: How the Surviving Winter appeal is changing the lives of rough sleepers in Norfolk

24th January 2020

We're delighted to report that donations to our Surviving Winter appeal are helping a number of local rough sleepers off the streets and into long-term accommodation, making a real difference...

Major funding boost making a real impact on women’s lives across Norfolk

17th January 2020

While many women and girls in Norfolk do enjoy freedom of choice and the opportunity for success, unfortunately this is not true for all.

A safe warm place to sleep: How King’s Lynn Winter Night Shelter is helping rough sleepers with support from the Surviving Winter appeal

8th January 2020

Becoming homeless could happen to any of us through circumstances beyond our control, such as the loss of a job or relationship and, without support, it is not difficult to...

How the Surviving Winter appeal is tackling loneliness in winter

18th December 2019

“I feel down sometimes and having a call puts a smile back on my face”

“It’s saved my life.” How the Surviving Winter appeal is helping vulnerable people heat their homes and changing lives

3rd December 2019

Struggling to heat your home or afford food can happen to anyone through a variety of reasons – the loss of a job, a change in family circumstances, mental wellbeing...

“Winter is a worrying time for so many” – launch of the Surviving Winter appeal

21st November 2019

As the nights get darker and the temperature drops, Norfolk Community Foundation is once again launching its annual Surviving Winter appeal, providing vital support to help vulnerable people across Norfolk...

Get into the Christmas spirit and enjoy a festive shopping experience while supporting vulnerable families across Norfolk

8th November 2019

Now that Christmas is getting ever closer, why not enjoy a festive trip out to the Cracking Christmas Fair at the historic 17th century Octagon Barn in Little Plumstead and...

Gripping new tales about the exploits of Sherlock Holmes: Local author to hold fundraising book launch

30th October 2019

We're excited to announce that local author Mark Mower, Head of Knowledge and Partnerships for Norfolk Community Foundation, is launching his latest fictional work at our offices, with funds raised...

Community embraces new pub thanks to vital funding

24th October 2019

The Beeston Ploughshare, a community pub in Breckland, is delighted to be up and running at the heart of the local community following a generous funding boost.