Project information

Van purchase

The van is the heart of our reuse project. We do around 1850 van trips per year. Each day the van is off the road for repairs a client doesn't get the help they need. We need around £15,000 to get a reliable vehicle.

6 months

Charity information: High Wycombe Central Aid Society

High Wycombe Central Aid Society logo
  • Need

    Need

    The van is 15 years old and often off the road for repairs, or suffers a breakdown.

    Solution

    By replacing the van with a well-equipped 2nd hand unit we can offer a more reliable service.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide essential furniture and appliances to locals families in need


    Activities

    » Direct public support to aim and fundraising BBQs, requests for business support and grants.

    What success will look like

    We publish who we have helped and how each year


  • Impact

    Impact

    Poor families, those in a crisis, the abused, recently homeless or ill receive basic furniture and appliances to look after themselves and their children.

    Risk

    We retain reserves to ensure we can continue our work in the event of major downturn in donations or a disaster.

    Reporting

    We report annually on our website and througt the Charity Commission annual report.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £20,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £18,000 Purchase of 2nd hand van Purchase of replacement van
      £1,800 Signwriting Logo and advertising wrap for the van
      £200 Satnav/van tracker Additional equipment
  • Background

    Location

    We work from our High Wycombe base at West Richardson St, HP11 2SB throughout Wycombe, South Bucks and Chiltern district council areas.

    Beneficiaries

    We mainly assist clients referred from homeless, women's abuse and children's charities, Bucks Social services, housing associations, schools and hospitals

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The furniture project is now over 20 years old, assisting hundreds of families and children each year. We have grown to now operate six days a week. No other local charity or social enterprise is doing the work we do.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Stuart Allen

    Manager of the charity