Okehampton United Charity launch C-19 hardship fund
 The trustees of Okehampton United Charity are pleased to announce the launch of a fund to help those suffering hardship in the current pandemic circumstances.

Do you live in Okehampton or Hamlets (Brightley, Southcott, Meldon or Stockley)? Have you or a member of your household, since the 23rd March and as a direct result of the governments Coronavirus measures, either;
• Become unemployed and are not eligible or included in the governments job retention scheme (furlough)
• Or if self-employed, lost all work and income and are not eligible for the governments self-employment income support scheme.
If so, the COVID 19 Hardship Grants Fund can provide a grant of up to £250 (one per household). The fund will run until the 31st May 2020 and may be extended if local need continues. To apply, you will need to provide evidence of job or work loss, or an endorsement from an independent person (see local organisations below who may be able to offer endorsements)
To find out more please contact Karen Percival on clerk@okehamptoncharities.org.uk or 01837 55179.
Okehampton United Charity Okehampton Educational Foundation Charity No 202686 Charity no 306677 COVID 19 Hardship Grants Fund