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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 17th March 2020.


During 2019 £86,405 was paid out to 474 local people in Hull in monthly awards.  An additional sum of £6,000 was donated to ten Hull charities.  These included Kids Yorkshire & Humber, Hull Minster, Hull Youth for Christ, Alcohol & Drugs Service, Hull & East Riding Breast Friends, Forget Me Not Group, St Mary’s College, Hessle Open Gateway, EMS and Sight Support.


At the Annual General Meeting, Mrs Jane Waite was re-elected Chairman and  Miss Diana North re-elected Vice Chairman.  


The Fund was founded in 1934 by Mr Joseph Rank and has made allowances totalling £3,922,900  to 8,045 pensioners in the Hull area and in addition, has awarded £162,600 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 or email debby@be-think.co.uk

The Joseph Rank Benevolent Fund

Registered Charity No. 225318