The impact of the Covid pandemic has been worse than any of us could have imagined. LAE Tottenham wants to set up a hardship fund to continue to support LAE T families who need help, for as long as they need it.
A socially distanced group of LAE T and Highgate staff, pupils and alumni, are running a marathon, from Highgate to Tottenham, to raise money and awareness of this. Although some students receive additional support from the government, many narrowly miss out. £15 a week would make a life changing difference to these families.
A generous, anonymous donor has pledged to match all donations, up to a total value of £25,000, to support the establishment of this ongoing hardship fund. As we do not know when this need will end, we hope donors will consider making a regular monthly or annual donation. With the match, an donation of £300 - which breaks down to £25 a month - plus Gift Aid, would give a family £15 extra a week, all year.
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