FUNDING 

Sight Support Ryedale is almost entirely funded by voluntary contributions made in a number of different ways: 
 
* Donations 
* Grant-making trusts 
* Joint events with other Ryedale charities 
* Local business sponsors 
* Collections 
* Internet fundraising 

GIFT AID 

Under the Gift Aid scheme, charities can reclaim an extra 25% in tax on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. Please contact us to find out more when you make a donation. 

FUNDRAISING VOLUNTEERS 

Would you like to get involved with, or organise a fundraising event for Sight Support Ryedale? Please get in touch with us - we'd love to hear from you. 

OUR SPONSORS DURING 2015/2016 

A big 'thank you' to the many trusts, charities and local businesses that are currently assisting us, and to the many that have helped us in the past. Support and sponsorship, large or small, makes a real difference to the range of services and support that we can provide. 
 
Support has been received from: 
 
Persimmon PLC 
Big Lottery 
Duke of York Community Iniative 
Sir George Martin Trust 
Morrisons Foundation 
The Henry Smith Charity 
Ulverscroft Foundation 
Masonic Charitable Foundation 
Kirkby Foundation 
Brelms Trust  
Barchester 
Ryedale District Council 
Persula 
North Yorkshire County Council 
Malton, Norton & District Lions 
LAPA Trust 
Ryedale Lions 
Inmans Trust 
People's Health Trust 
Royal Victoria Trust 
Yorkshire Building Society 
Ryedale Charities Together 

RYEDALE CHARITIES TOGETHER 

Coast & Vale Community Action 
 
Coast & Vale Community Action supports charitable and voluntary groups by offering free advice, and ensures that the voice of the charity sector is heard and included in planning. 
 
Ryedale Carers Support 
 
Ryedale Carers Support provides practical help for adults through a sitting service and support groups for carers, and a returning home from hospital service. 
 
Next Steps 
 
Next Steps supports people with mental health problems, running a community cafe in Norton, and various activities. 
 
Ryedale Community Transport 
 
Ryedale Community Transport is a charity providing transport solutions for those residents who do not have private transport or are unable to access public transport. 
 
Acorn Community Care 
 
Acorn Community Care provides sheltered employment, work skills, training opportunities and life skills for adults with a learning disability. 
 
Helmsley Walled Garden 
 
Helmsley Walled Garden is a restored historic 5 acre garden open to the public, and providing horticultural therapy. 
 
Ryedale Special Families 
 
Ryedale Special Families supports the families and carers of children and young people with disabilities, illness and/or additional needs.