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Port of Milford Haven Funds Community Projects Across Pembrokeshire Throughout 2018

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During 2018, over seventy five local charities and groups have benefitted from donations from the Port of Milford Haven through its community fund.  The Port’s Charity of the Year, Mind Pembrokeshire, has also received funding throughout the year both directly from the Port and additionally from fundraising activity undertaken by its staff.

Each year the Port sets aside a budget to support charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises.  This year, there has been a focus on projects which improve education and skills, as well as arts and culture. Supported groups include Penhryn School who received funding for equipment to support students, Pembroke Dock Harlequins RFC who received funding towards a new kit for their Under 9’s team to take part in the first ever Ospreys Challenge, a time banking project in Mount Estate, and Wisemans Bridge Rowing Club who received funding for new, lighter and more dynamic croker oars to enable participants of all abilities to take part.

Pembroke Dock RFC Under9sAlongside its community fund, the Port has a dedicated Charity of the Year, a scheme that it has been running for five years. Mind Pembrokeshire was the Port’s charity this year, and it has been raising funds throughout the year in support of the organisation.

Anna Malloy, Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Manager, Port of Milford Haven added:

“We are really pleased to be engaging so directly with the community through these charitable schemes. It is a pleasure to see the difference we can make to local groups and it is something that everyone at the port takes pride in.”

If you would like to apply to the Port’s community fund, please go to: https://www.mhpa.co.uk/community-fund/.

 

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