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.
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.
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.
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.