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Financial Help at Christmas

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The Trustees of the Haddenham Parochial Charities are able to make a distribution to the less fortunate elderly folk of the village to pay for heating and buy food, and are now inviting applications for such assistance.

If you wish to apply, please collect and complete a form, now available in the Post Office, the Medical Centre, the Library, the Parish Office and Blooming Fruity for return by 15th December 2021.

Or arrange to collect a paper copy from any of the following trustees:

Steve Sharp (290597) Woodend House, High Street, HP17 8ER
John Wheeler (296134) 5 Quakers Mede, HP17 8EB
John Wilson (291200) Greenway, HP17 8BJ

Or via the Parish Council office in the village hall: Banks Park, Banks Road, Haddenham, HP17 8EE

Or download an electronic version by clicking on the PDF on this webpage.

Applicants' details are kept confidential to the trustees.

If you know of a relative, friend or neighbour who is in need, please let them know about the charities and help them to apply.

History:
Consisting of three registered ancient charities: Joseph Franklin (204185), Alms Corn (237265) and Revd John Willis (205529), the charities historically provided bread, coal and seed corn for the poor at Christmas. Nowadays, the trustees make a gift of money to claimants in need of support.

More information on the parish council website

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