Spalding-based charities up for public vote to share £1,000

Luke Harrison, branch manager of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society in Spalding.
Luke Harrison, branch manager of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society in Spalding.
  • Make your vote count to help charties grab a share of grand donation

A Spalding building society wants customers and the public to vote for three good causes in the town which will share in a £1,000 donation.

Norwich and Peterborough ( N & P) Building Society in Sheep Market, Spalding, is splitting the money between Spalding & District Parkinson’s Group, The Lighthouse Project and The Pennygate Foundation, as part of its Charity Choices campaign.

We know how important our three chosen charities are to our local community so we are delighted to be making a donation to help them continue their important work

Luke Harrison, manager of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society, Spalding

But the amount each charity, chosen by the building society’s customers and staff, will be decided by a two-week vote which closes on Friday.

The charity with the most votes will receive £500, the second-placed charity will get £300 and £200 will go to the charity in third place.

Luke Harrison, manager of N&P’s Spalding branch, said: “We know how important our three chosen charities are to our local community so we are delighted to be making a donation to help them continue their important work.

“But just how much they receive though will be up to our customers and members of the public.

“In this Charity Choices campaign, you will decide which charity gets the most and so we hope as many people as possible will take a minute to pop in to the branch and make their vote count.”

The building society, part of a 160-strong branch and agency network around the UK. has been active in supporting the area with to Wygate Foundation Nursery School for new outdoor toys, a riding stables for deafblind people in West Pinchbeck and a darts tournament in aid of breast cancer.

Mr Harrison said: “It’s massively important for us to play our role in the community as it’s a great way for us to offer a good customer experience to people when they see us.”

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