Skipton Building Society Grassroots Giving
Committee would like to thank everyone who voted for us to become a Skipton
Building Society Grassroots Giving beneficiary for 2015. We were one of the 70 groups selected from a shortlist of
1,000, which must have been a tough task!
This will help support our 2016 beneficiaries which are Yorkshire
Cancer Research, Behind Closed Doors and Wheatfields Hospice. (A copy of the
letter is attached)Once again thanks for all those who supported us and
their continued support for the Carnival we enter our 33rd year.
its award-winning Grassroots Giving programme in 2013 to help celebrate its
160th anniversary. That year they gave away 160 pots of £500 to
deserving community-based organisations across the UK. In 2014 they went one
better by giving away 161 pots to the winning groups. The winners were
chosen by a public vote which attracted almost 28,000 votes! A list of the
winning groups can be found on their website.
Skipton Building Society has once again run Grassroots Giving in
2015 - and this time 162 groups around the country will win pots
of £500 to go towards the fantastic work they do within their local