Family finances are at breaking point as debt fears take hold on Blue Monday, a community charity has warned. As the post-Christmas blues hit and credit card bills land on the doormat, many families face financial crisis, say East Durham Trust bosses...
From the Hartlepool Mail on 15th January 2018. Click here to read the full story.
Our CEO Malcolm Fallow and two beneficiaries talked about the support available from East Durham Trust to those in debt on the Breakfast Show on BBC Radio Newcastle. The interviews took place on 15th January 2018 - a day that has become known as 'Blue Monday'.
The East Durham Trust, in Peterlee, has attracted over £5million in funding for important projects and services since it became a registered charity in 2007. It has delivered services to tens of thousands of disadvantaged residents with a range of projects addressing issues including poverty, welfare and mental health. Over 200 guests are due to mark the trust’s achievements at its Annual Conference on Thursday, October 5.
Full Article: http://www.hartlepoolmail.co.uk/news/trust-celebrating-5m-funding-for-community-projects-in-ten-years-1-8781921
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