Supporting our Local Community and Businesses during the Covid-19 crisis
STRA has now made a commitment of £4,000 to each to the local organisations below. Each play a vital role in our wider community but are struggling in the current environment. Full details of their services and role in the community can be found on their websites.
We have also made a donation of £2,000 to
At our Core Group Meeting on 1 April 2020, we agreed the following criteria for making donations from your contributions to our funds:
Funds will be allocated across the following four main themes:
STRA is the recipient of funds from the Southwark Film Office. When filming takes place in the area, STRA regularly receives a voluntary donation. These funds are then used for the benefit of the local community, according to the STRA Constitution and the Southwark Film Office guidelines.
To date we have made donations to:
In March 2020 STRA was again awarded £3,500 funding from Southwark Council's North Bermondsey Neighbourhoods Fund 2020/21 for the Cleaner Shad Thames project. In addition STRA top-up this sum with an additional £1,500. This provides additional daily cleaning in specific locations, with focus on the area around Tower Bridge, and the areas below:
This additional clean has made a noticeable difference.