William Jackson Food Group launches partnership with Emmaus charity

William Jackson Food Group launches partnership with Emmaus charity

Hull charity Emmaus Hull & East Riding has established a partnership with Hessle-based William Jackson Food Group that will support their cause in an ongoing, holistic way. The charity provides a home, work and individual support to people who have experienced homelessness. Beneficiaries, known as companions, live within the community building in Lockwood Street and are given meaningful work...

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Homelessness charity receives living room makeover thanks to KCOM donation

Homelessness charity receives living room makeover thanks to KCOM donation

A donation from KCOM has helped homelessness charity Emmaus Hull & East Riding revamp the communal area of its community building, the Orchard. The Orchard, in Lockwood Street, Hull, provides a stable home for up to 30 people who have experienced homelessness. The charity also provides its beneficiaries with individual support and meaningful work within one of its social enterprises. The...

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Sir James Reckitt Charity celebrates 100 years of giving

Sir James Reckitt Charity celebrates 100 years of giving

The historic Sir James Reckitt Charity has celebrated 100 years of supporting local good causes and Quaker charities with a significant fund to make a difference in Hull and East Yorkshire. Founded by Hull industrialist Sir James Reckitt, using shares in Reckitt & Sons Ltd, the charity has over the past century donated more than £30m to individuals and organisations. Those charitable...

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Swift Group pledges fundraising support to the Daisy Appeal for five years

Swift Group pledges fundraising support to the Daisy Appeal for five years

The UK’s largest manufacturer of touring caravans, motorhomes and holiday homes has pledged its support to a charity on its doorstep that is transforming detection techniques for serious medical conditions. Swift Group, based at Cottingham, has confirmed the Daisy Appeal as one of its chosen charities and will help to raise funds for the ongoing development of life-saving and life-changing...

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Sewell Group daredevils raise more than £3,000 for charity

Sewell Group daredevils raise more than £3,000 for charity

Eight members from across the Hull-based Sewell Group have taken part in the UK’s highest skydive to raise money for an end-of-life hospice. The team took to the skies on May 8, jumping 15,000ft, and raising more than £3,000, for he Kirkwood in Huddersfield, with donations still flying in. Paul Dyson, I&G Site Manager said: “I jumped at the chance to skydive as part of our charitable efforts...

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