Donations & Grants

Donations of any size are always very welcome! It is more than just transport for those who are unable to access normal services, it is a lifeline, a way to shop and socialise for those who are often isolated. On behalf of all at FDM and our passengers – THANK YOU.

Donating direct to FDM via Virgin Money

Its now possible to make a donation to FDM directly by following the link to Virgin Money and entering FDM in the search charities.

FDM would like to thank the following for their support of our work       during 2018.

Ison-Harrison for a donation of £250 as part of their Big 40 Celebrations.

Rothwell Lions for the generous grant of £200 towards our trips to the Panto in January 2019.

Greggs Foundation
In May we were very pleased to hear that we had been successful in applying for funding to the Greggs Foundation. We received a cheque for £430.

Leeds City Council Outer South Community Commitee
FDM is very pleased to have received a grant from Leeds City Council Outer South Community Committee. The Grant of £2800 will enable our charity to deliver a 9 month Miles of Smiles project during 2018. as well as subsidising a number of trips, the grant will also contribute towards our postage costs and allow us to publicise our service through leaflets and posters.

In January 2018 we were pleased to unexpectedly find we had been nominated by PWC Foundation to receive £500. Our thanks to them.

The Trustees would like to thank the following organisations for supporting the work of the charity during 2017:

R Fox & Sons Ltd  – for their kind donation of £100 towards the cost of running our minibuses.

Rothwell Lions for their contribution towards our January 2018 trips to the Pantomime at Bradford.

The YAPP Charitable Trust – for 3 year grant to help with the running costs of a community transport scheme in South Leeds.