Twenty charities received a share of £20,000 raised through Wycombe Lotto at the community fund’s second birthday celebrations last week.

Good causes including Wycombe Mind, High Wycombe Shopmobility, and the Wycombe Rent Deposit Guarantee Scheme scooped some cash donations on July 10.

Meanwhile, schools like Widmer End School Association, Friends of Chiltern Wood School and the Disraeli School and Children’s Centre have also benefitted, as have community groups such as Hazlemere Runners, Marlow Park Cricket Club and Totteridge Community Centre.

Cllr Graham Peart BEM, Wycombe District Council’s cabinet member for community, aided by chairman Cllr Paul Turner, presented the funding at the special event at Adams Park.

Cllr Peart said: “We are very grateful for the dedication of the charities participating in Wycombe Lotto, and to residents who show their support for these causes.”

The full list: 

Wycombe Mind - £2,200

Widmer End School Association - £2,000

Wycombe Squash and Racketball Club - £2,000  

The Disraeli School and Children's Centre - £1,400            

Friends of Chiltern Wood School - £1,200             

National Autistic Society South Buckinghamshire - £1,200             

Hazlemere Runners - £1,000      

Bradenham Cricket Club - £1,000              

High Wycombe Shopmobility - £1,000    

Bassetsbury Manor Bowls Club - £800    

Princes Risborough School Guild of Parents - £800           

Marlow Park Cricket Club - £800

Hazlemere and Widmer End Good Neighbours - £800    

Totteridge Community Centre - £800     

Wycombe Rent Deposit Guarantee Scheme - £800          

The Woodland Pre-School - £600             

MS Society South West Bucks Group - £600        

The Friends of Hazlemere School - £600

Social Link Charity - £600              

High Wycombe and District Citizens Advice - £600