Coronavirus Funding Stories


Read about The Storehouse who run a food bank and provide furniture and household items to vulnerable people in North Devon February 2021 

See how Kingbridge Food Bank have used a recent grant to stock up on supplies for families January 2021

Read how visually impaired children and their families received support from charity Moorvision during lockdown September 2020

Find out how North Devon Against Domestic Abuse diversified their services during lockdown to help keep women safe September 2020 

Read how The Country Food Trust used their network of charity food distributors to feed those hit financially by coronavirus July 2020

Cookers, beds and fridges - all essentials being provided to families in financial hardship by Catholic Children's Society in Plymouth July 2020

See how Dartmouth Caring have been looking after its elderly population during the pandemic June 2020

Find out how a grant from our emergency fund has helped Exeter Citizens Advice react to the growing number of people needing their help June 2020

Read a real story of community response as organised by South Brent & District Caring June 2020

Find out how the Devon branch of Hospiscare in Exeter are providing support for those affected by bereavement during the pandemic. June 2020

Trevi House in Plymouth are supporting women and children by adapting the services offered through its three settings in the city June 2020

It is with thanks to Sense Abilities that children & families in Torbay are reaping the calming benefits of sensory play at this time of high anxiety June 2020

Read about the North Devon division of the Amber Foundation who are ensuring the safety of the young people they support from Covid-19 June 2020

Find out how YMCA, Exeter have been supporting the city's young peopleJune 2020 

Read about Food is Fun who are using Facebook to assuage people's anxieties surrounding food during the crisis. June 2020

See the work of Teignbridge Homeless Action Today who are reacting to a considerable increase in demand on their services for those in poverty. May 2020

Read how Hayward's Primary School in Crediton have used their grant to reduce obstacles to home learning for some of their pupils May 2020

Find out what resources the Young at Heart Club in Mid Devon have been able to offer their elderly members thanks to their grant from our Devon Coronavirus Response & Recovery Fund May 2020

Find out how North Devon Hospice used their emergency fund grant to purchase essential PPE May 2020

Meet Winnie of Honiton Carers Support Group whose small grant enabled her to reach carers by phone May 2020

Find out how Churches Housing Action Team (CHAT) in Mid Devon are using their grant to put their foodbank on the road May 2020

Tiverton High School have been delivering more than just learning for their local families during these difficult times April 2020

The Pioneers Project CIC have been using supermarket's surplus stock to help feed families in Plymouth April 2020

Find out how calls coming into the Torbay Community Coronavirus Helpline are painting a picture of whats happening there April 2020

Thanks to the volunteers of Honitons's Health Matters families there will no longer be lacking a special Easter meal April 2020

See how Age UK Plymouth have been making a difference to their elderly communities with help from our emergency fund April 2020


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Find out why the provision of food is just the 'tip of the iceberg' for Dartmouth Community Kitchen Food Bank February 2021

Read our article that focuses on homelessness and the pandemic, as seen through the eyes of Alabaré Christian Care and Support.

Read our article about Pete's Dragons - A charity whose passion for the support of people bereaved by suicide won't be dampened by the coronavirus outbreak.

Read our article about The Nest - A CIC that formed late in 2019 and were due to launch its services supporting pregnant women this June. The pandemic, rather than put paid to their planned activities, only served them to bring them forward - albeit modified - to help Mums and Mums to be during the crisis.

Read our article about Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE), and their counterparts who are continuing their support of domestic abuse survivors through the crisis. 


Read our Covid Report that explores the response to the pandemic through our unique lens.