|1874||A Dinner at the Cannon Street Hotel to celebrate the
Silver Jubilee of King Willem III of The Netherlands
|An after dinner speaker spoke of the plight of some Dutch people living in
the UK. Due to this inspiring speech, a spontaneous collection raised £ 160, worth £ 10,000 today.
|1875||KWF Officially Registered|
|King Willem III himself is the most notable donor to the Fund|
|Becomes the first Royal Patron whilst on a visit to see
Royal Support of the Fund has continued to this day.
|TODAY||We continue the Tradition of our Founders|
|An encouraging hand to help people in difficulties get back on the road to recovery. We consider all applications and provide help for the less fortunate
in our society
|For over 140 years the fund has helped in many ways|
|Today, we deal with legal problems, housing difficulties, family problems, medical requirements, etc. where an often modest sum
can help to open doors and reveal solutions.
Sometimes simply a telephone call, a visit, a Christmas card or flowers can brighten a lonely life.