Jun 7, 2019

During 2018, Beech set up a fund called the 190 Club aiming to attract 190 companies or individuals to donate £190 per year in return for being incorporated in a raffle every month for three prizes of £500, £300 and £200. This was a smashing success, as we managed to raise £20,000 for Feeding Britain over the year.

As you can see in the photo above, The Johnson Foundation generously matched what the 190 Club raised in 2018, bringing the total donated to Feeding Britain up to an astonishing £40,000! 

Every single penny raised will go to Feeding Britain: a charity seeking to try and solve the problems of hunger, homelessness and cold in a constructive way. Along with many other important projects, Feeding Britain raise much-needed funds and provide advice for people in the Wirral struggling to buy food, recently opening the Number 7 cafe and supermarket in Birkenhead.

 

“One gesture like this when multiplied over many companies/individuals is making a difference.” – Chris Wainwright, MD

Our MD Chris Wainright and Kate Eugeni from the Johnson Foundation presented the two £20,000 cheques to Frank Field in front of the Number Seven cafe in Birkenhead. The Number Seven opened its doors in late 2018, as part of the Birkenhead branch of Feeding Britain’s mission to help. It operates as not only a cafe but as a non-profit citizen’s supermarket and a hub for practical advice for those who are struggling.

The Number Seven cafe is just one example among many projects and initiatives that Feeding Britain is developing to address poverty in the UK. It’s wonderful to know that the money raised will be put to real, practical use and help people all over the country – here’s to an even better 2019 with even more raised through the 190 Club!

If you would like to join the 190 Club in 2019, or request more information, please contact Chris at chrisw@beech-group.co.uk.