Asda are looking for groups and organisations in the DN7 postcode area to apply for funding through their ‘Chosen by You…Given by Us’ Community Award programme, with three prizes totalling £900 up for grabs.
The in-store award programme, which is supported by the Asda Foundation, provides funding for local charities and good causes in the DN7 area that are nominated by Asda customers and colleagues.
Winners receive £500 with the two runners up each receiving £200. A recent winner was the Lindholme based Spirit of Freedom Project, with Hatfield Spotlight Theatre Company and Hatfield Community Library the runners-up. The Spirit of Freedom Project (pictured) provide boxing sessions & training for young people.
A spokesperson for Asda said: “This is a tremendous opportunity for ‘Chosen by You’ through the Asda Foundation to give a financial boost to many of the community groups and organisations in the area. If many groups are struggling for funding for everyday things then this fund will go a long way to help sustain them.
“Groups that have not applied before are encouraged to do so. If you are a group or organisation that meets on a regular basis then now is the time. You could be a sports club, a knitting group, a baking club or even a group of people that meet in the community to support each or socialise you maybe eligible so why not give it a try and apply. You will be helped and supported in your application by the Community Champion”.
To take part customers and community groups can apply using these different methods: Apply online through asdafoundation.org – follow the links to the ‘Chosen by You…’ page and enter Stainforth to find the store. Or, contact the store direct via e-mail: email@example.com
You can also telephone 01302 324200 or call into the store on Station Road; complete the ‘Chosen by You…’ form and hand it to the Community Colleague.