The Charities are devoted primarily to supporting those in need and also assisting with education expenses for those young people under the age of 25 years.
The Charities make a number of grants each year in three different areas:
Grants of money to people in need to help with clothing, bedding or other essential items.
Grants to assist people in need with the cost of heating and lighting.
Grants to young people under the age of 25 years to assist with education expenses or to prepare for a career or profession or further education.
Local organisation grants
Contributions to charitable organisations with special needs who provide homes for the elderly, infirm or homeless or which provide recreational facilities for the elderly, infirm or needy.
Grants to schools, community and youth organisations.