Friends of DCFA (v.111127)

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Friends of DCFA (v.111127)

  1. 1. AS A FRIEND OF DCFA , YOU WILL RECEIVE: Regular updates on the work of DCFA An invitation to the DCFA AGM A copy of the DCFA Annual ReportPlease tick appropriate boxes: I would like to become a Friend of DCFA. DCFA Personalities I am interested in volunteering for DCFA. BOARD OF TRUSTEES I would like to make a donation to DCFA. Chair & Trustee: Mrs. Christine REID (Please also complete the other side of this form) Trustee: Mrs. Jackie BARNETT Trustee: Mr. Philip BARNETT Trustee: Mrs. Wendy CHAPMAN Please complete in block capital letters: Liaison Officer & Trustee: Ms. Mary CONWAY PR Officer & Trustee: Reverend Alison SHAW Company Secretary, Mr. Geoffrey N. READ, MCIM Name: ....................................... Acting Treasurer & Trustee: Co-opted Members to the Board: Ms. Hazel ALEXANDER Telephone: ................................ Ms. Gitty ANKERS, MBE Mr. Martyn GOSS Email: ....................................... Mr. Patrick HUDSON Mr. Andrew YATES ................................................. STAFF Project Coordinator: Ms. Victoria HURTH OTHER VOLUNTEERS Dairy Team Coordinator: Ms. Karen BOWLER Signature: .................................. Fundraising Consultant: Ms. Anna HOYLE Webmaster: Mrs. Kanda PHATIPATANAWONG Please return this form to: Patron: Judi Spiers of BBC Radio Devon Mr. Geoffrey N. READ, DCFA is currently funded by: 7 Whimple Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 2DH DCFA, c/o DCRS, Telephone: (01752) 563800 7 W h i m pl e S t r e e t , Mobile: 0774581928 (text only) P l y mo u t h , P L1 2 D H , Email: saudigeoff@yahoo.co.uk D e vo n …and voluntary donations. Website: http://dcfa.webs.com Registered Company Number: 07419679 DCFA is recognised by HMRC as a Charity Thank you! DCFA is a Member of: for tax purposes under Reference XT27083. (The links are on the DCFA Home Page) (v.111127)
  2. 2. The Devon & Cornwall Food Association DCFA currently: PLEASE MAKE A DONATION TO DCFA! Without any permanent premises of its own, DCFA is only (Please also complete the other side of this form) (DCFA) able to operate on Thursday mornings at the Congress Hall Spare Food is Share Food! on Armada Way in Plymouth City Centre. DCFA is so very I would like to make a donation of: grateful to the Salvation Army for their generous hospitality!DCFA aims to stop good, in-date food produce from going Robert Wiseman Dairies, based at Pensilva in Cornwall, Insert the amount donated (£):to landfill. DCFA aims to share it out to those community supplies DCFA with short-date dairy produce that wouldorganisations in Devon & Cornwall that help the otherwise go to landfill! Our team of volunteers takedisadvantaged either by providing meals or issuing food delivery of this produce, sorts it, date-checks it, and thenparcels. Hence its Strapline: Spare Food is Share Food! updates our databank. Then it is issue immediately to those Please make cheques payable to:DCFA has just one paid, part-time member of staff as its charitable organisations that have registered with DCFA. WeProject Coordinator. All other helpers, including its Board of are so fortunate to have such a dedicated team of The Devon & Cornwall Food Association LtdTrustees, are unpaid volunteers. Many also work or volunteer volunteers, which started off with a group of students fromfor other charitable organisations in the area, which means the City College Plymouth. And one of our gentleman GIFT AID DECLARATIONeach of them understands all too well just how difficult it is to volunteers on the Produce Issuing Team is 82-years-young! Please complete using BLOCK CAPITALSprovide food for the disadvantaged among us. By the end of October 2011, DCFA had helped to divert nearlyIt is so sad to see food producers and retailers sending good 10,000 litres of milk from landfill which has brought smiles to Name: ....................................... food to landfill sites and anaerobic digesters faces of the ten or so charitable organisations in our region. simply because it’s been packaged or labelled This has saved them an expenditure of over £9,000 in just Address: .................................... incorrectly, or whatever! Especially sad when 40 weeks of trading! there are so many hungry people in our More savings will be made as DCFA progresses. DCFA has already been promised produce from local producers and Postcode: ...................................communities these days during this current economicdownturn. The result of redistributing this food produce to food outlets. Exploratory meetings have been held in Exeter I want DCFA to treat all donations that I make from theour registered charitable organisations means that they in and Truro during 2011, where DCFA Working Groups are in date of the declaration, until I notify you otherwise, asturn can save money. And the cash saved can be put to their the process of being set up to get things established in those Gift Aid donations.own core-aims. A good result all round! areas. DCFA will make Plymouth the main Hub for the Signature: ...................................DCFA does not and will not issue food directly to individuals... entire region of Devon and Cornwall.but only to the charitable organisations that have With permanent premises of its own DCFA could be operatingregistered with DCFA. on a daily basis and providing charitable organisations with so much more than just milk and cream! Date: .........................................A little history of DCFA:DCFA registered with Companies House in October 2010 and The next steps for DCFA: You must pay an amount of Income Tax and / or Capitalbecame a private company limited by guarantee. DCFA aims to acquire warehouse-type premises or a vacant Gains Tax at least equal to the tax that the charity shop in the central area of Plymouth. DCFA has already reclaims on your donations in the tax year.This was achieved with thanks to a monetary awardfrom the Church Urban Fund which enabled DCFA started bidding for funds in order to achieve this purpose!to pay its legal fees and the necessary insurance DCFA will also need additional funds to pay for utilities, council Please return this form to:premium to cover food handling, etc.. rates, funds to set up a basic office facility, to pay for racking (v.110523)DCFA is recognised by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) as a or shelving, food storage containers, including chillers and Mr. Geoffrey N. Read,charitable organisation for tax purposes which means it can refrigerators. Ongoing costs will include the need to purchase DC F A ,benefit from the Gift Aid Scheme amongst other things. display stands, print posters and leaflets and other sundry c / o DC R S ,DCFA first started the trading in February 2011… after months items. We will need your help! 7 W h i m pl e S t r e e t , P l y mo u t h , P L1 2 D H ,of careful planning and preparation. D e vo n

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