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Funding stories from community groups

Tesco Bags of Help funding is benefitting communities across the East of England. Read our case studies of how Tesco funding has helped other community groups like yours.

> To apply for funding, visit the Tesco Bags of Help website.

Suffolk Accident Rescue Service purchases lifesaving equipment thanks to customer votes in Tesco

The volunteer responders can now use the equipment purchased to enable an enhanced pre-hospital procedure for life-threatening injuries.

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Bags of Help grant allows Wildcats to bring the first girls football academy to Dereham

The club can now help develop the girls' football skills further with a view to entering a girls-only Norfolk FA league

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ActivLives encourages active learning and community spirit through bee-keeping

The charity will be running weekly bee-keeping sessions for the community, with bespoke experiences for disabled people and schools.

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Bags of Help grant used to improve training at Watford Workshop

Workshop Watford was awarded a £4,000 Bags of Help grant to fund its 'Work and Life Skills' training programme

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£2000 used to enhance much loved Cricket Club

Bags of Help grant used to improve facilities at Warboys Cricket Club in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

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Rickmansworth Canal Festival received £2,000 towards their community stage

Rickmansworth Waterways Trust has used a Tesco Bags of Help grant to fund what is now the largest community event in the area

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Bags of Help grant improves Youth Club facilities

Leighton Buzzard Youth Club has used a Tesco Bags of Help grant to buy sports equipment

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Essential new equipment acquired: St John Ambulance's story

St John Ambulance has used a Tesco Bags of Help grant to buy essential new equipment.

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Providing the public with health & safety equipment: First Focus's story

First Focus to purchase new safety equipment and defibrillator using the Bags of Help grant

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Transforming a children's library: Weeting Primary School's story

Bags of Help grant improves Weeting School's library facilities

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Rejuvenating outdoor space: Brinkley Grove Primary School's story

Brinkley Grove Primary have rejuvenated their outdoor space and created more learning opportunities at their school.

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Developing exhibitions and community events: Brandon Heritage Centre's story

Brandon Heritage Centre has benefited from two grants over the past year, to help them with developing their exhibits and for events to mark the end of the First World War.

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