Charity of the year choice for Sainsbury's Lancaster

Sainsbury's Lancaster has officially launched a partnership with the city's hospice.

Thursday, 23rd August 2018, 3:01 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd August 2018, 3:05 pm
Sainsburys Lancaster officially launches a partnership witht St Johns Hospice which has been chosen by Sainsburys customers as the stores new Local Charity of the Year.

St John’s Hospice was chosen by Sainsbury’s customers through a public vote in store and online in June as the store’s new Local Charity of the Year.

The charity will now receive a year’s worth of support by working with store colleagues on fundraising and awareness 
-raising events.

Representatives from the charity will join Sainsbury’s colleagues over the weekend to kickstart thepartnership by bag packing and running an information stall in the front of the store.

The Local Charity of the Year scheme is now in its 10th year and has raised over £13million to support local charities since 2009.