For 2020, the KACCL beneficiaries are:-
Nick Smith Foundation
A charity formed in memory of father-of-two Nick Smith, from Halifax, who died aged 38 from Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Supporting MND research, bereaved children & rugby league across Calderdale and Kirklees.
Lawrence Batley Theatre
Lawrence Batley Theatre is an arts venue in the heart of Huddersfield staging a range of drama, dance, comedy and family work. At the centre of their charitable organisation is a commitment to young people. Through their Young Company they provide weekly drama sessions as well as the opportunity to meet and work with professional artists.
Global Diversity exists as a central hub in Huddersfield Town Centre to support the most disadvantaged and vulnerable younger members of society and help steer them away from gang culture, crime and life on the streets. The charities aims are to promote the development of the individuals capabilities, skills and good citizenship through personal development, advancing education and apprenticeships.
SmartMove is a charity supporting the homeless, vulnerable individuals and families across Calderdale. Whether it’s preventing someone sleeping rough, fleeing domestic abuse or families with children who can’t afford their next rent payment, they source safe and secure tenancies for their clients before offering intensive support over a 12 month period to ensure tenancies are maintained long term.