The Royal National Lifeboat institution (RNLI) is looking for volunteers to join a newly established fundraising group in Beverley. The charity is calling on people who are looking for a rewarding new challenge for 2018 to get in touch.
The group will complement the existing RNLI fundraising branch in the town and will work alongside it to help raise vital funds to save lives at sea.
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart, has given his strong backing to Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme and has urged residents to nominate local projects that can benefit from their plastic bag charges fund.
On Tuesday 23 January Beverley Tesco is hosting a ‘Meet the Funder Day’, where sports clubs, community groups and schools will have the chance to meet charity representatives from Groundwork – who are administering the Bags of Help scheme in partnership with Tesco.
Tesco’s 10th Food Collection took place in all stores across the UK last weekend, with Tesco topping up customer donations by 20% to help charity partners FareShare and The Trussell Trust feed even more people in need.
The collection at Tesco’s Beverley store proved to be a fantastic success with customers donating 83 crates of food and £680 in cash donations, all of which will help provide food for people in need over the next few weeks. Our charity partner is East Yorkshire Foodbank, which is part of the Trussell Trust.
Beverley Town Cricket Club is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.
Tesco 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 Tesco stores – being awarded to local community projects.