Christmas Fundraiser by Westlakes Science Park tenants

Posted by Hazel Duhy on

Two apprentices working on Westlakes Science and Technology Park are organising a fundraiser involving a lot of the park's tenants, many being BECBC members. 

As part of the event they will be holding a raffle and companies have already donated some great prizes. 

Go along and support them on Monday 17 Dec 11.00am to 2.00pm at Ingwell Hall (cake sale, raffle, games)

The group we have chosen to support is:.

St Peters Community Group 
– to tackle food poverty, obesity and social isolation in the Sandwith Ward, one of the most deprived wards in the country.

Main aim: 

To open sustainable and central multi-purpose resource centre in the heart of the community.

Objectives:

Improve levels of health in the target wards
Overcome social and economic exclusion in the area
Support and strengthen local community entrepreneurship
Build the capacity of local communities to deliver effective solutions to issues affecting them

How they aim to do this:

Food Pantry - removing the stigma of attending food bank whilst also providing food for those who are not eligible to receive food from foodbanks.
Cooking sessions - bring people together and teach them how to cook healthy, nutritious low - cost meals.
Exercise for health - increasing participant in physical activity,addressing obesity, social isolation therefore improving physical and mental wellbeing.

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