Registered with the Charity Commission no. 228567

The Unite the union Benevolent Fund is the benevolent fund for Unite the union members and employees and their immediate dependents.

To apply
If you wish to apply for assistance from the Unite the union Benevolent Fund either complete the form online and then copy and paste it into an email or download the form, fill it in and forward it to the address on the form.

The application form will ask you to give full details of your income, savings, capital, debts and housing expenditure, as well as information about your circumstances and Unite the Union membership or employment. Please make sure that you complete all sections of the form and supply the requested supporting documentation.

Once your application has been received it will be reviewed by our staff, who may need to contact you for further information or clarification, before it is submitted to the Trustees for consideration.

The Trustees meet bi-monthly to carefully consider each new case on its merits. We take into account both our available budget and our framework of guidelines which are designed to ensure consistency in the help we provide.

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As the funds of the Unite the union Benevolent Fund are limited we welcome any donations that interested parties might like to grant us.

Tax-efficient giving
UK tax payers who make any form of donation to the Fund could increase the value of their contribution without any cost to themselves by completing a Gift Aid Declaration which allows the Fund to reclaim UK tax paid. There is no commitment to regular giving by completing a Gift Aid Declaration. Please fill in the Gift Aid form and send accompanied by a cheque payable to Unite the union Benevolent Fund at the address below.

Leaving a legacy
Legacies, both large and small, make a real difference. Seven out of ten people in the UK have not made a will. With rising house prices, most people have greater assets than they imagine and making a will is good practice at any age. It also provides an opportunity to make a bequest to charity, and perhaps to give help you could not afford during your lifetime.

Contact us
Unite the union Benevolent Fund
Eastham Hall
109 Eastham Village Road
CH62 0AF

Tel: 0808 196 3655
Email address: [email protected]

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