Local Charity of the Year voting opens at Sainsbury’s

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Customer voting will soon be open at Sainsbury’s Sudbury for the retailer’s Local Charity of the Year scheme.  Each Sainsbury’s supermarket and convenience store has shortlisted a maximum of three charities to put forward for the customer vote. Customers can vote through the in-store voting system or online at (…) www.sainsburyslocalcharity.co.uk, from 13 – 26 June. The shortlisted charities in the running are:

Eden-Rose Coppice Trust; Whose natural woodland retreat is specifically designed as a stress free refuge for people living with Cancer or terminal illnesses, working in partnership with educational institutions, most of the woodland development is carried out by young people living with learning disabilities, complex needs or life limiting conditions.

The Chilton Club, Age UK, is a specialist Day Club for those affected with dementia. The Club is here to help support the people who attend and those who care for them.  We can provide stimulating activities, personal care, freshly cooked meals and refreshments.

The Christopher Centre, is a community resource who’s role is to facilitate and support. They do this by hiring rooms to charities for low rates, and encouraging volunteers who would benefit from the experience such as long term unemployed and those with mental health issues.

The winning charity will receive a year’s worth of fundraising and awareness raising. Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year is now in it’s eighth year and has raise over £11 million for local charities across the UK.


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