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The Trustees will continue to support Hull’s pensioners and those who are over 55 years old and unable to work was the conclusion reached at the Annual General Meeting of the Joseph Rank Benevolent Fund held on Tuesday 9th March 2021.
During 2020 £84,010 was paid out to 442 local people in Hull in monthly awards. An additional sum of £6,000 was donated to eight Hull charities. These included Kids Yorkshire & Humber HEY Breast Friends, Catzero, Sight Support, Teenage Cancer, Open Doors, St. Cuthberts School and Artlink Centre for Community Arts.
At the Annual General Meeting, Miss. Diana North was elected Chairman and Miss. June Clunie Vice Chairman.
The Fund was founded in 1934 by Mr Joseph Rank and has made allowances totalling £4,006,910 to 8,067 pensioners in the Hull area and in addition, has awarded £168,600 to Local Charities since its inception.
The total money paid out of the Fund since 1934 is now:-
If you are interested in finding out about the Joseph Rank Benevolent Fund please visit www.josephrankfund.org.uk or telephone 01482 225542