20th Anniversary Somerset Stories: BearCat Collective

The Honesty Jar in Henstridge started in 2019 by local non-profit group BearCat Collective, who have been running SwapShops on a pop-up basis as part of many other community activities at various village halls, fetes and shows around South Somerset for ten years. The swap-shop recycling station is a place where anyone can either donate or exchange items, make a donation for items, or take things for free.

Sam Flounders, Project Co-ordinator and Chair, told us how a £2,277 grant from The Somerset Fund in 2021 supported the project during the Covid lockdowns.

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