Welcome to the Merthyr Tydfil Mendicants webpage

    We are Merthyr's Helping hand

The Merthyr Mendicants is a local charity, which comprises a group of dedicated fundraisers, who for the past sixty three years have relied upon the generosity of local residents, organisations and businesses within the County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil who help us to provide financial support to local charities, organisations, youth groups and individuals, who are otherwise unable to support themselves or their projects.
Mendicants hold monthly meetings on the second Monday of each month except the month of December, usually at the Conservative Club in the town centre. Meetings are recorded, forthcoming events planned and requests for financial assistance discussed and sanctioned where necessary.

Chairperson's Annual Dinner November 2023

This annual event took place on Friday 3rd November 2023 at the Morlais Castle Golf Club in the presence of Councillor Malcolm Colbran, Mayor of Merthyr Tydfil, his Consort, honoured guests and Mendicants.

Our chairperson, Howard Davies gave the traditional speech, after which he presented the Mayor with a cheque for £500 for his chosen charity. 

Nicola Park Award 2016

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      Charity Number: 208105

On Friday 18th November at the Voluntary Action Merthyr Tydfil AGM, the Hon. Secretary on behalf of the Mendicants accepted the Nicola Park Award for outstanding contribution to volunteering over a period of sixty four years       

Your local fundraising charity

A very easy way to donate to the Mendicants is by clicking the Give as you Live logo below, which takes you to our new donate platform.

 You have the option to either pay the small admin fee of 4.9% or have it deducted from your kind donation.

Thank you so much.

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