Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme, which funds thousands of community projects every year.
The projects must meet the criteria of bringing benefits to the community. Throughout October – December 2020 the grant scheme made £2m of support available to local projects focused on children and young people.
Leading charities the Trussell Trust and FareShare are appealing to people in Hull to volunteer to help in the UK’s biggest food collection for people in need.
From Thursday, November 21 until Saturday, November 23 the two charities will be collecting food in Tesco stores across the UK during the annual Tesco Food Collection. They are looking for local volunteers to encourage shoppers to donate so that as much food as possible can be collected.
Beverley Tesco is encouraging people in Beverley to support Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. They want people to pop into the Morton Lane store Tesco store to see it ‘turn pink’ on Saturday 6 April.
A nationwide event, Tesco Turns Pink’sees thousands of Tesco employees unite across the UK to raise vital funds to help beat cancer.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Esh Construction are hosting a community morning. It will take place on Saturday, 9 February, from 10am-12noon. The morning is to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the new Gypsey Race Park, in Bridlington.
Work on the new linear park started in early 2018. It will see a green corridor along the stream providing pleasant walking and cycling routes. Also, it will feature play areas and improved habitats for wildlife.