Winter Warmth Supporters

Ian Hall, Director, Hermia Community Energy CIC: ‘Hermia Community Energy CIC is again proud to support Cumbria Community Foundation’s Winter Warmth Appeal. One of our core aims is to use the proceeds of clean energy generation to support the reduction and alleviation of fuel poverty, and CCF’s excellent work across Cumbria is all the more important in these difficult times. Keep up the good work!

David Henderson, Nuclear Business Manager, Shepley Engineers said: “The Winter Warmth Appeal provides important and potentially lifesaving support every year, and is arguably even more important this year due to increased fuel costs and the general cost of living crisis we are all experiencing. This will drag more people, especially the elderly, into having to decide whether to “heat or eat” over the next few months, which can prove to be deadly should we have a cold winter. Anything that can be done to support the vulnerable in our local communities should be applauded and we are happy to once again support this vital appeal.

“Please let your friends and family know that help is available through the CCF, and ask them to pass the message on to anyone who they think might need a little extra support this winter.”

David from Cockermouth said: “We intend to donate our £400 grant towards energy costs in two instalments. Now and at the beginning of December. This will be on top of donating our winter fuel allowances, which we have done so for many years.”

Supporter: “I appreciate that more than ever this fund does invaluable work – and I know from my past experience and seeing Cumbria Community Foundation in action when I worked for Age UK that you really do deliver”

Supporter: “Thank you very much for making this funding available where it’s needed. CCF is just what we all need to make individual donations have visible meaning and not go into some international pot that has no clear happening-point. More power to your elbows, all you at CCF.”

Lorna Graham, Deputy General Manager: “Ecological Building Systems are proud to again support Cumbria Community Foundation’s Winter Warmth Appeal. As a small local business, supplying sustainable building products for low energy new build and retrofit projects, we’re passionate about supporting the local community to stay warm and safe this winter.”