Beverley Town Cricket Club Calls Out For Votes To Bag A Share Of Bag Fund

Beverley Town Cricket Club Calls Out For Votes To Bag A Share Of Bag Fund
Cricket Club Calls Out For Votes To Bag A Share Of Bag Fund

Cricket Club is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Bags of Help initiative.

teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – raised from carrier bag sales in stores – being awarded to local community projects.

Three groups in every region have been shortlisted to receive the cash award and shoppers are being invited to head along to stores to vote for who they think should take away the top grant.
Cricket Club is one of the groups on the shortlist.

Cricket Club’s project is to bring Junior Softball Cricket Coaching to the community, outlining their goals they the aim of they say; 

‘Our project will provide qualified coaches and high quality equipment to help us to deliver and further improve our popular Community Junior Softball Cricket Coaching for children aged 5 to 9 years old.’

Voting is open in stores throughout November and December. Customers will cast their vote using a token given to them at the check-out in store each time they shop.

’s Bags of Help project has already delivered over £36 million to nearly 8,000 projects up and down the UK. customers get the chance to vote for three different groups every time they shop. Every other month, when votes are collected, three groups in each of ’s regions will be awarded funding.

Alec Brown, Head of Community at Tesco, said:

“We are absolutely delighted to open the voting for November and December. There are some fantastic projects on the shortlists and we can’t wait to see these come to life in hundreds of communities.”
Groundwork’s National Chief Executive, Graham Duxbury, said:

“We’ve been thrilled to see the diversity of projects that have applied for funding, ranging from outdoor classrooms, sports facilities, community gardens, play areas and everything in between.

“We’re looking forward to learning the results of the customer vote and then supporting each group to bring their project to life.”

Funding is available to community groups and charities looking to fund local projects that bring benefits to communities. Anyone can nominate a project and organisations can apply online. To find out more visit www.tesco.com/bagsofhelp

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