Charity Applications are welcomed all year round. Submissions must be on the appropriate Charity Application Form which can be downloaded from the Merseyside Police Federation website. Applications must be submitted by a member of the Merseyside Police, meet the Charitable Trust criteria and directed to the Police Federation for consideration by the Charitable Trust Committee.
The criteria : Individuals residing in the Merseyside area who are victims of crime and/or violence or who have suffered some kind of loss, hardship or distress. They also help young people advance in life through the provision of support and activities which develop their life skills to enable them to participate in society. Please refer to the full Charity Application Guidance prior to submitting your application.
Throughout 2020/2021 the Charitable Trust provided support/assistance for the following :-
|Childrens Cancer Support Group providing support for Parents and children living with cancer||Received £250 donation|
|Family with 2 children living in extreme poverty||Received £250 Gift Cards|
|72yr old male caring for 90yr old brother with dementia Victims of knife crime, life savings stolen||Received £250 Gift Cards|
|Wirral Play Council Special Needs Centre attempting to raise Funds to help reopen after pandemic||Received £250 donation|
|Youth suffering severe neglect by stepfather||Received £100 Gift Cards|
|Central Link Childrens Centre caring for children Living within the care system||Received £500 donation|
|Mum and 3 children, victims of domestic abuse||Received £150 gift cards|
|Mum and 6 children, victims of domestic abuse and Criminal damage to home by fireworks, living in poverty||Received £300 gift cards|
And many more!!!
In these difficult times, the Trust has also been able to donate to various foodbanks.
Each of the following foodbanks received £1,000 to help them continue to provide that much needed support :-