These are very difficult times and as local communities take action to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, Persimmon Homes is keenly aware that the charity sector is experiencing particular hardship.
They have two amazing charity schemes, which will see millions of pounds handed out to groups supporting – specifically the under-18s and people aged over 70.
Persimmon’s Charitable Foundation has committed to relaunching its Building Futures scheme for 2020. As part of its sponsorship of Team GB, Persimmon will donate more than £1 million to support children in sport, health and education.
They are calling on local groups within our area which support children to apply. It can all be done online remotely at www.persimmonhomes.com/building-futures.
Persimmon’s Community Champions initiative has run since 2015 and gives away £64,000 every month in single donations up to the value of £1,000. So far over £3.5 million has been donated in the UK.
Persimmon has decided that from April 2020 all funding will go directly to groups supporting the over 70s.
However, they need your help to find these groups. If you know of any, can you let them know that funding is available?
Again, they can apply online at www.persimmonhomes.com/community-champions