Charity Applications are welcomed all year round. Submissions must be on the appropriate Charity Application Form which can be downloaded from the Merseyside Police Federation website. Applications must be submitted by a member of the Merseyside Police, meet the Charitable Trust criteria and directed to the Police Federation for consideration by the Charitable Trust Committee.
The criteria : Individuals residing in the Merseyside area who are victims of crime and/or violence or who have suffered some kind of loss, hardship or distress. They also help young people advance in life through the provision of support and activities which develop their life skills to enable them to participate in society.
The Trust has also been able to support a wide range and number of community groups and projects some requiring help with sporting kits and specialist equipment; some needing help to recognise good works by youth groups across our Force area; some needing support following vandalism and damage of play equipment; some needing support to relocate following race hate crimes and some just needing to know that someone cares.
Throughout 2019 the Charitable Trust provided support/assistance for the following :-
|The Oliver King Foundation||Received £1,155 to purchase a defibrillator|
|K.I.N.D||Received £1,000 donation|
|Wirral Community Narrowboat Trust||Received £1,000 donation|
|Woodland Hospice||Received £500 donation|
|Victim of theft struggling with terminal Illness||Trust replaced stolen TV|
|62 yr old victim of fraud, life savings stolen and living in poverty||Received £150 Tesco Gift Cards|
|Teenage victim of theft of bike at knifepoint||Trust replaced bike|
|88 yr old lady, victim of theft||Trust replaced Kindle Fire|
|East Liverpool Royal British Legion||Received £250 donation|
|13 yr old victim of vicious attack||Received Alton Towers Tickets|
|Victims of burglary by 4 masked men||Received bouquet of flowers|
|Alder Hey Christmas Appeal ||Trust provided 50 Selection Boxes|
And many more!!!
The Trust has also been able to donate to various charities, the latest being :
- >> OLLY (Our Lost Love Years) £12,000
- >> Rhys Jones Community Centre £13,000
- >> Liverpool Sunflowers £20,000
- >> KIND (Kids in Need and Distress) £12,000