02:03AM, Saturday 02 March 2013
The Louis Baylis (Maidenhead Advertiser/Windsor Express) Charitable Trust has announced 38 beneficiaries of more than £75,000 of donations.
Trustees meet twice a year to award cash to good causes around Windsor and Maidenhead.
The bulk of donations are made to benefit the elderly and the young, although many other groups including the arts are also supported.
An additional £20,000 has been set aside for the Advertiser's annual Cash for Schools campaign.
The Maidenhead Carnival has also been given a £6,000 boost bringing the total amount donated to £102,405.
Full list of the groups receiving donations.
Relate - £2,000
Maidenhead Citizens Advice Bureau - £12,500
Salvation Army - £2,000
People to Places - £7,105
Timbertown - £2,000
Thames Valley Playground - £1,000
Great Ormond Street Hospital - £1,000
Air Ambulance - £1,000
Thames Valley Hospice - £2,000
Sue Ryder Home - £1,000
Maidenhead Drama Festival - £1,500
The Bridge Trust - £3,000
Windsor & M'head Domestic Violence Forum - £500
Pinkney's Green Cricket Club - £5,000
The British Forces Foundation - £1,000
Swimmobility - £2,000
Samaritans - £1,500
DeafBlind Fund - £500
Maidenhead Music Society - £350
Hilltop First School - £750
Target Ovarian Cancer - £1,000
Windsor Horse Rangers - £1,000
Sebastian's Action Trust - £2,500
RosiesRainbow Choir - £5,000
CLIC Sargent - £2,000
Shelter - £2,000
Alzheimers Dementia Support - £1,000
The Sequela Foundation - £1,000
Daisy's Dream - £2,500
Children in Care - £1,000
The Soldiers Charity - £1,000
Larchfield Community Group - £3,000
Fibromyalgia Support Group - £500
ThamesValley Positive Support - £1,000
Sport in Mind - £1,000
Montgomery Holloway Music Trust - £1,500
Berkshire Maestros - £1,500
Active Community Employees (Hitachi) - £200
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