The David Young's Charity

"The Trustees shall apply the income of the Charity to relieving either generally or individually, persons who are in a condition of need, hardship or distress by making grants of money or providing or paying for items, services or facilities calculated to reduce the need, hardship or distress of such persons"

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Our new website for the David Young's Charity contains the history of this Charity, our latest Annual Report and an Application Form.

Any Application, together with supporting documentation should be either emailed or mailed to our address for consideration by the Trustees

The St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP) is an International relief giving Charity, based in individual Catholic Parishes. The David Young's Charity, whilst a separate Charity Commission registration, is also open for requests for grants.

The David Young’s Charity was set up in 1860 following a bequest of Mr David Young, a farmer in Lincolnshire. He was from a strong Roman Catholic background and left money and some land for this Trust. The original Trustees built three alms-houses and paid the residents 7/6d (37.50p) per week. By the early 1970’s the alms-houses needed complete rehabilitation but the Trustees had no funds to achieve this...

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Each year brings new areas of need and 2016 was no different in this respect. Rehousing and furniture removal; disability aids and equipment; cookers, fridges, floor covering; home repairs; debts resulting from unemployment, assistance with course fees and living expenses, clothing and heating bills - these have all been crises in people's lives where the Charity, with your help, has been able to give assistance...

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