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SUPPORTING HULL PENSIONERS
There is still a need to support Hull pensioners was the conclusion reached by the Trustees at the Annual General Meeting of the Joseph Rank Benevolent Fund held on Tuesday 19th March 2019.
During 2018 monthly charitable gifts were increased by 50% to £15 per month. This resulted in £73,620 being paid out to 477 local Hull beneficiaries in monthly awards. An additional sum of £6,000 was donated to nine Hull charities. These included Teenage Cancer Trust, Wishh Charity, Daisy Appeal HEYH, Kids Yorkshire & The Humber, Relate, NGVFA, Alcohol & Drugs Service, Catzero and Winner Preston Road.
At the Annual General Meeting, Mrs Jane Waite was elected Chairman and Miss Diana North elected Vice Chairman.
The Fund was founded in 1934 by Mr Joseph Rank and has made allowances totalling £3,836,495 to 8,017 pensioners in the Hull area and in addition, has awarded £156,600 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 or telephone 01482 225542 or email