CHRISTCHURCH Café on The Grove Ilkley, has donated £2,333 to nine different charities in the past 15 months. The money has come from tips given by customers, along with money raised by selling homemade jam and second hand books. The most recent donation of £753.03 was to The Beamsley Project, a charity based at Bolton Abbey which access the Yorkshire Dales. This donation will go towards a newly launched bursary scheme which will provide free places to The Beamsley Project to children and young adults with additional needs whose families are experiencing financial difficulties. Cafe manager Kathryn Emmott said: “We are delighted that our Café can offer assistance to so many worthwhile causes from the generosity of our customers”. The cafe is open six days per week, Monday to Saturday, 10am to 3.3 pm. It is part of Christchurch which recently also raised £5,700 through Jig Fest and The Three Tenors Concert.