The Greggs Foundation offer grants to help people purchase individual items that can make a huge difference to family life - such as a washing machine or fridge freezer.
The Hardship Fund operates in the four counties of North-East England, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Durham and Teesside. Applications must be submitted by a social organisation or charity on behalf of the client.
Item and maximum available grant:
Cookers - Supplied direct by East Durham Partnership
Washing Machine - Supplied direct by East Durham Partnership
Fridge/Freezer - Supplied direct by East Durham Partnership
Flooring - £100
Beds / Bedding - £100
Baby Equipment - £100
Clothing - £50 per person (up to a maximum of £150)