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250 charities from across the UK have received donations of £1,000 each as part of Ecclesiastical Insurance and the Benefact Group’s Movement for Good Awards.
For the fourth year running, Ecclesiastical Insurance and the Benefact Group are giving away £1million to charities through its Movement for Good awards. Members of the public were invited to nominate causes close to their hearts, with 250 awards of £1,000 available now for donation.
Over 780 kind-hearted brokers have voted for charities so far. In total, more than 202,000 people around the UK supported the Movement for Good awards, with over 3,900 charitable causes up and down the country receiving votes. The 250 winning charities were picked at random from those nominated, following 250 previous winners being selected in June.
Allsorts Gloucestershire, which offers fun activities for children with additional needs and support for their families, London-based Healthy Generations, which provides community health and wellbeing services to the over 50s, One Big Family – Helping the Homeless in Northamptonshire, which is dedicated to supporting the homeless and vulnerably-housed people, and Euan’s Guide, an accessibility review website based in Scotland which gives disabled people the opportunity to rate the accessibility of the places they visit, are some of the beneficiaries set to benefit from the money, following overwhelming public support.
It’s quick and easy to nominate, you can vote for your favourite charity online at: www.movementforgood.com
Mark Hews, Group Chief Executive of Benefact Group, said: “We would like to thank every single person who took the time to nominate a good cause as part of our Movement for Good Awards. Benefact Group is the fourth largest corporate donor in the UK and has an ambition to be the biggest. Owned by a charity, all of its available profits go to good causes, and the more the group grows, the more the group can give. As a company whose purpose is to contribute to the greater good of society, charitable giving is at the heart of what we do. We know that £1,000 can make a huge difference to the incredible work that charities do and we’re looking forward to seeing how this financial boost will change lives for the better.”
A further 120 £1,000 grants will be given away in December and £500,000 will also be given in larger grants later this year. For more information about the awards visit www.movementforgood.com
Movement for Good is funded by EIO plc, part of the Benefact Group.