A LEADING wildlife charity has received a financial boost in recognition of the difficulties faced by voluntary sector organisations during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Cumbria Community Foundation Papagallino Fund has donated £15,000 to Cumbria Wildlife Trust, given by an anonymous donor and supporter of Cumbria Community Foundation.

Stephen Trotter, CEO of Cumbria Wildlife Trust, said: “We’re extremely grateful that Cumbria Community Foundation approached us about this grant.”