"Once your payments ceased [upon my return to work] I never got back to you to express my gratitude to your organisation for its support for the months it gave me a grant. There aren’t really adequate words to describe how much difference your support meant to me.
You were a great support to me and I would like to thank you for your help and professionalism throughout the whole affair. Having a kind, sympathetic and understanding ear made a big difference."
"I am glad to say been working fairly solidly this month and so need no more support. We are extremely grateful for all your help and assistance and have felt cared for during both this time and also the transition back to work."
"Your sympathetic help and guidance has been of great assistance and is much appreciated. Please also thank the Trustees for their generosity and understanding."
"I am sincerely grateful for the help and level of support received from BDA BENEVOLENT FUND during the 'Challenging Times'. I shall forever remain grateful. On behalf of my family, I express our gratitude."
“As always thank you to the Benevolent Fund for the continued support of me and my family.”
"Thank you for all your help, it made such a difference at a very low time."
"I would like to thank the BDA Benevolent Fund for their continuous support in these trying times."
"I really thank you for your support during this difficult time for me and I thank you for visiting me regarding my case."
"I wanted to thank you for taking the time to visit me. I would also like to thank the Trustees for my continued financial support. It means a great deal to me and makes a real difference to my quality of life."
"What a relief, this is absolutely fabulous news. BDA Ben Fund has started me off on a very positive note !"
"Many thanks for this kind news. You have no idea how much this will help us as a family. The Benevolent Fund were there to help when I honestly thought there was no one else to turn to. It is very humbling to know that members of my peers and profession were there to help during our time of need. "
"I am more grateful than you know, the money and support has been a godsend.”
“I would like to thank all at the Ben Fund for all your help and support. You have helped to transform an existence into a life”
"Many many thanks for the wonderful and generous grant towards my heating bills this winter.
Heat is important to me as like so many old people I have osteoarthritis in back, knees and shoulder so warmth brings comfort. Again I thank you all for this most generous gift."
“Thank you once again for coming to the assistance of me and my children.’’
“I treasure every action and gesture from people who have helped me and the children cope with the cruelty and hardship. Your help means a great deal to me. I will never forget it”
“Thank you so much for all your kindness and help over the past year, we are all very grateful. We could not manage without your support and generosity.’’
“Thank you for making things bearable during some extremely difficult times”
“I would like to thank the Trustees for the extra grant for fuel.
It is very kind and is an enormous help to me. It makes a real difference. I just wanted to say how thankful I am for all your help."
“The difference you have made in our lives is amazing – thank you so much”
“Please accept my heartfelt thanks for this emergency grant. I’m truly not sure how I would have managed otherwise”
“I am running out of words to express my gratitude to the BDA Benevolent Fund.”
“To be perfectly honest before I met your general manager, I was seriously considering suicide. I have a very low opinion of the human race, but your response to me has made me reconsider that there are still some decent human beings after all.”