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There are many ways to support Zest’s work:

- Join the Management Committee as a Trustee and Director – click here for an application form

- Volunteer on one of our projects - check out our volunteering page or call Lucy or Dom on 0113 240 6677 to find out more about the opportunities available.

- Make a financial donation towards our work

- Sponsor a specific activity or project.

Below are some examples of how we can use your contribution, but there are many ways your donation can help us make a difference, and we’ll happily work with you on publicity and branding.

£10 pays for a disadvantaged family to experience a day rover day out into
the countryside

£45 buys a bursary place for someone to attend an 8-week Ministry of Food cookery course, who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford it

£50 covers the cost of a volunteer attending an accredited Food Hygiene course

£100 would pay for a Christmas Party for disadvantaged children

£400 would pay for a coach to take a group of isolated older people out for the day to the coast

£4,500 would pay for a 12 month employability support group, supporting up to 100 people to gain confidence and find work

£7,000 would pay for one community development worker to work one day a week in a community for a whole year

£ 7,000 would pay for van hire for a year

£35k would buy a full time worker and a project of your choice for one year

If you have any specific ideas on how you’d like to work with us, please get in touch by emailing one of the following people:

Chief Executive Susie Brown on

Community Projects Coordinator Dominic Charkin on

Food Projects Coordinator Simon Chappelow on