Hallam FM Cash for Kids is raising money to help the families of those who are on zero hours contracts, facing reduced or completely cutback hours, or no access to sick pay.
The charity is also looking to help underprivileged families who have been impacted by the recent school closures due tot he coronavirus outbreak.
Grants from the appeal will also be made available to those that children who receive free school meals, over and above the Government’s voucher scheme.
Hallam FM host John Harrison from Big John @ Breakfast, said: “We have already been hearing incredible stories of generosity from our listeners, as individuals go out of their way to help others through this unprecedented situation. In donating to the Cash For Kids Appeal, you’ll be making a small act of kindness that can make a huge difference to families in need here across South Yorkshire.”
School teachers, health professionals, social workers and small charitable groups will be able to apply for funds on behalf of the families they support. They can keep an eye on the Cash for Kids website for further details in the coming days.
To donate to the Cash for Kids Appeal visit hallamfm.co.uk/appeal or text HALLAM to 70905 to donate £5. One hundred per cent of the donations will go to help families with children.