Keys, Donations and Promise.

This week, has been a very positive one for many reasons. On Tuesday we were handed the keys to what will become our Community Garden. We’ve already started clearing the site making it safe and accessible for volunteers and the public to enter.

On Friday we received a cheque for £333 from the Waitrose “Give a little Love campaign”. Thank you Waitrose. We are likely to add this money to the pot needed to buy a shed for the garden.

Also on Friday, we received confirmation that AVIVA have approved our application for £2000 match funding via Crowdfund to help fund the Library Of Things. We will start working on this next week.

Finally and also on Friday I received an email stating that “Elmbridge Community Eco Hub CIC has been chosen for the next round of the COOP local community fund”! This essentially means that for the next 12 months, members of the COOP can chose us as their preferred good cause, and each time they make a purchase, a % of the payment will make its way back to the community by helping to support the Eco Hubs initiatives.

As far as weeks go, its been a very positive one. Keys to the Hub handed over,  donations gratefully received and recognition from some of the countries biggest companies. I hope all weeks are as good as this!