MANX SOLIDARITY FUND CLOSES TO APPLICATIONS ON NOVEMBER 15TH 2021
MONDAY, 1ST NOVEMBER 2021
As the pandemic has progressed, it has become harder to identify applicants to the Manx Solidarity Fund who meet our objectives as a charity. While we are receiving a much-reduced number of applications from worthwhile causes, it has become more difficult to clearly identify connections between these causes and our objectives.
As a result, we have come to the decision to close applications to the Fund from Monday 15th November 2021, and donations effective immediately.
ACCOMMODATION COSTS SUPPORT FOR RETURNING STUDENTS
THURSDAY, 26TH NOVEMBER 2020
Students returning to the Isle of Man for Christmas may apply for assistance from the Manx Solidarity Fund, if they can demonstrate a need for additional financial support to enable their 14 day self-isolation in alternative accommodation.
The Fund will provide up to a maximum of £250 to qualifying applicants. This can be provided to complement the £500 support (£250 per week, for a maximum of two weeks) that the Isle of Man Government is providing to returning residents requiring to self-quarantine in alternative accommodation.
MANX SOLIDARITY FUND BRINGS TOGETHER LEADING TT BIKERS AND CYCLISTS FOR FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE 'NOT THE TT 2020'
MONDAY, 1ST JUNE 2020
Stars from the Isle of Man motorbike racing and cycling communities are coming together for ‘Not the TT 2020’, a fundraising challenge to support those impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. On Friday 12th June, the previously scheduled date of the Isle of Man’s Senior TT Race, motorbike riders will be paired with a cyclist as they take on the Isle of Man’s 37.73-mile TT course on bicycles.
SUPPORT FROM ISLE OF MAN POST OFFICE #CARRYUSTHROUGH
THURSDAY, 14TH MAY 2020
During the week commencing Monday 11th May, Isle of Man Post Office has been distributing an information leaflet created with Manx Solidarity Fund to every household on the Island. The information leaflet serves two purposes; one half of the leaflet provides information about Manx Solidarity Fund, including how to donate and apply for support. The other half of the leaflet is a postage-paid postcard featuring artwork from the #CarryUsThrough stamps, which can be used to send a message to anyone anywhere in the world - completely free of charge - courtesy of IOMPO.
To view the #CarryUsThrough stamp collection visit www.iompost.com/CarryUsThrough.
You can find the full details on the information leaflet by visiting Isle of Man Post Office’s website.
Have you received your leaflet yet? Send a picture to our Instagram at @ManxSolidarityFund
CHRISTIAN VARLEY SMASHES THROUGH £19K FUNDRAISING TARGET
MONDAY, 11TH MAY 2020
Christian Varley smashed through his fundraising target of £19,000 as he completed his 11th consecutive marathon today (11th May) as he pushes himself to complete 19 marathons in 19 consecutive days. His mammoth effort has raised over £20,000 to date with donations still pouring in.
MANX SOLIDARITY FUND NOW INVITING APPLICATIONS FOR FUNDING
MONDAY, 20TH APRIL 2020
The Manx Solidarity Fund is now inviting applications for grant or loan support from Isle of Man businesses, charities and individuals negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. A new online application form is now live and additionally, a JustGiving page has been launched to help facilitate further donations to the Fund.
COMMUNITY SPIRIT IN ACTION
SUNDAY, 5TH APRIL 2020
Make sure you read this uplifting story on how a team member associated with the Manx Solidarity Fund, Jon Wild, played a key role in facilitating the delivery of a vital piece of medical equipment to the Island. One local resident’s individual generosity and a team of unconnected people working together from both public and private sectors shows what can be achieved when our community comes together.
LAUNCH OF THE MANX SOLIDARITY FUND
MONDAY, 30TH MARCH 2020
In response to the unprecedented financial and human challenges arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, leading figures representing the broad spectrum of the Isle of Man community have joined forces to launch a brand new community initiative, the Manx Solidarity Fund. Additionally the Manx Solidarity Fund has joined forces with the Isle of Man Coronavirus Community Support ("IOMCCS") team, with IOMCCS rebranding to Helpout.im.