Persimmon Homes

West Midlands team sponsors colour run at St Giles' CE Primary School

28 July 2023

A primary school in Shrewsbury has received support from our West Midlands team as its pupils take part in a colour run on the school’s grounds.

The team gave a £450 cash boost to St Giles' CE Primary School’s Year 6 leavers colour run, with the funds used to purchase the specialist colour powders, colourful sunglasses for the children, customised photo booth props, a balloon arch, rainbow cupcakes and medals.

The donation follows our refurbishment of an old bungalow at the school with the goal of creating a Design and Technology hub. The refreshed space will also be available for use by the wider community as a meeting place, as well as a nurture space for children with additional needs.

Caroline Gardner, Headteacher at St Giles' CE Primary School said:We are extremely grateful to Persimmon Homes for their kindness and generosity in sponsoring our colour run.

“The event will allow the Year 6 leavers to take part in a memorable event to conclude their time at the school, and Persimmon’s kind donation has enabled the run to take place without any financial contribution from the school or parents which is much appreciated in the current economic climate.”

Daniel Hassall, Managing Director of 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 schools and community groups to boost their ongoing initiatives or contribute to causes that mean a lot to them.”

“It’s a real honour to be able to continue to help St Giles' CE Primary School as they host the colour run for their leavers. We hope that the sponsorship allowed the pupils to have a day to remember as they take their next steps.”

Finishing Touches

Create a look that's as individual as you are. Add the finishing touches to your Persimmon home.

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. 

 

Community Champions logo

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.

Persimmon Homes official partner with Team GB

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.

Showcase your style

Why not share your own photos on Instagram using #lovemypersimmonhome for a chance to win a £100 Next voucher. Visit our Facebook page for terms and conditions.

#lovemypersimmonhome