Swansgate shopping centre are helping to fund a Summer outing for children in Northamptonshire as part of the centres Community Chest initiative.
The Summer outing is run by Family Support Link who are the latest beneficiary of the Swansgate scheme, being selected from all the nominations received to receive £100 donation.
FamiLy Support Link offers a free and confidential service across Northamptonshire for those impacted by another’s’ substance use. They support adults and children from the age of 5 years providing 1-1 support, a telephone helpline and group support.
Julia feazey, Operations Manager, says “The money will go towards our Summer outing for the children that we work with who are impacted by another’s substance use. This year we are taking 20 children and young people from 5 years old to allow them to spend a day having fun in a safe environment and meeting peers in the same situations as themselves. We are absolutely thrilled to have been chosen as the August recipient of the Swansgate Community Chest.”
Lindsay Tickner, Centre Manager says, “We love to be able to support members of our local community and our Community Chest initiative is a great way of doing just this. Being able to choose a deserving cause each month is fantastic.”
If you would like to be considered for the Community Chest donation, then simply fill out a card and post in the entry box by the Community Noticeboard, which can be found in between Wilko & Home Bargains. You can nominate until the end of each month, when one nomination will be chosen to receive £100.