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West Midlands team offers cash boost to Stone Community Hub

06 December 2023

A community hub in Stone has received a £2,000 donation to help with its efforts in supporting the community with the cost of living, thanks to our West Midlands team.

Stone Community Hub received the donation as part of our Community Champions initiative. The funds will be used to pay for the running of its drop in café and food bank, where demand has more than doubled in the past year.

The Hub is an independent registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of residents in Stone and the surrounding villages by providing advice and support in times of need. Services that have seen recent high demand are requiring external funding to continue, and our donation will assist with this.

Jane Harding at Stone Community Hub, said "Stone Community Hub is delighted to receive £2,000 from Persimmon Homes to provide additional support in building our local community, preventing deprivation and isolation. The much-needed funding will achieve positive outcomes reducing negative impacts the cost-of-living crisis can have in these very uncertain times".

Dan Hassall, Managing Director at Persimmon Homes West Midlands, said “What we do is about much more than just building homes, it’s about leaving a lasting positive legacy in the communities that we build in. We’re always delighted to lend a hand to local community groups to boost their ongoing initiatives or contribute to causes that mean a lot to them. It’s a delight to be able to offer this support to Stone Community Hub just in time for Christmas.”

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Supporting your communities

At Persimmon we're proud to support our local communities. Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. We also have a programme of community events taking place as part of our partnership with Team GB for the 2024 Paris Olympics, along with other great initiatives. 

 

Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Whilst the programme is running, each of our regional offices makes a donation of up to £6,000 every quarter to local organisations.

We're proud to be one of Team GB's official partners for Paris 2024. In the lead up to the Olympics we'll be posting lots of exciting content in partnership with Team GB, from athlete appearances to competitions and challenges.

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