Money raised from the Welwyn Festival events (not just the summer, but others throughout the year), go to a variety of amazing causes - This year we have donated to the following local charities, and give donations throughout the year.
This year we raised over £14,000 during Festival week, with a whopping £8,810 donated from the Welwyn 10k. Here's how the money was awarded, and a few photos from the presentation evening:
SERV Herts £2000
Herts Young Homeless £2000
Digswell Riding for Disabled £1000
Herts Air Ambulance £2000
Defibrillators in public places £1000
Tenterfield Garden Project £1000
Digswell Community Cafe £500
Herts MIND Network £1000
Making Life Beautiful £500
Community portable Defib. £500
Codicote Food Bank £500
St Mary’s/St Michaels food tables £500
We also supported the Oaklands School choir £400, and provided a new hot water boiler for hot drinks for St Mary's church.
The Andy Trotter Award of £600 went towards the St Mary's/St Michael's church food tables.