Storeroom2010’s Cowes Men’s Shed have kicked off 2021 on a positive note having received £4,000 in funding from the GC Gibson Charitable Trust.
In 2020, the trust chose to support UK registered charities working in the areas of education and physical and mental health for all ages. Of the 10 grants of up to £4,000 made across the UK by the GC Gibson Charitable Trust, Cowes Men’s Shed was recognised for the outstanding work they do for the community across the Isle of Wight.
Project Leader, Adam Martin, has said:
“I’m delighted that Storeroom2010’s Cowes Men’s Shed has again been recognised for the invaluable work we do in targeting social isolation across our Island community as well as taking on projects for other charities and good causes.
“Thank you very much to the GC Gibson Charitable Trust for providing this funding, which is essential to ensure that we are able to carry out our work to make a real difference to people’s lives and physical and mental health.”
Cowes Men’s Shed welcomes men and women aged 18 and over, 5 days a week, 10:00-15:00. The shed currently boasts 91 members – 25% of whom are women.
If you are interested in finding out more about Cowes Men’s Shed and the work they do, contact Adam on 01983 209734 or email [email protected].