Anna Kennedy Online calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s bag fund 2021
Anna Kennedy Online are bidding for a cash boost from the Tesco Community Grants initiative. Tesco works with community charity Groundwork to run its community funding scheme, which sees grants of up to £1,500, £1,000 and £500 awarded to local community projects.
Three groups in every community have been shortlisted to receive the cash award and shoppers are being invited to head along to Tesco stores to vote for who they think should take away the top grant.
Anna Kennedy Online is one of the groups on the shortlist for our Autism Hero Awards 2021.
Anna Kennedy shared: “A HUGE thank you to Tesco this is appreciated. The Autism Hero Awards recognise the extraordinary achievements of people that show dedication, commitment and courage of all the nominees and winners is inspirational. The awards are a great way to celebrate these accomplishments and unforgotten heroes and what life changing impacts are made on people’s lives”.
Voting is open in all Tesco stores in October, November and December and customers will cast their vote using a token given to them at the check-out each time they shop. Please see below a list of stores taking part in the voting on our project:
- 2341 COWLEY EXPRESS UB8 2HL Express
- 3083 NORTHWOOD HILLS EXP HA5 2PA Express
- 3153 SOUTH HAYES EXPRESS UB3 4NE Express
- 3335 UXBRIDGE METRO UB8 1ND Metro
- 3470 YEADING EXTRA UB4 9SQ Extra
- 4540 HILLINGDON PIELD RD EXP UB8 3NJ Express
- 5077 SOUTH RUISLIP EXP HA4 0QP Express
- 5561 RUISLIP MANOR EXP HA4 8NR Express
- 5787 ICKENHAM HIGH RD EXP UB10 8LB Express
- 6091 RUISLIP HIGH ST EXP HA4 8LR Express
- 6142 HAYES UXBRIDGE RD EXP UB4 0RU Express
- 6163 YIEWSLEY UB7 7GN Superstore
- 6170 HAYES STATION RD EXP UB3 4BQ Express
- 6616 WEST DRAYTON EXP UB7 7SF Express
Tesco’s Community Grants scheme has already provided over £90 million to more than 40,000 projects across Britain. Tesco customers get the chance to vote for three different groups every time they shop. Every three months, when votes are collected, three groups in each of Tesco’s regions will be awarded funding.
Claire De Silva, Head of Community at Tesco, said: “Tesco Community Grants help support local good causes but especially those projects supporting young people, those providing food, and local causes close to our colleagues’ hearts.”
Groundwork’s National Chief Executive, Graham Duxbury, said: “Tesco Community Grants continues to give local projects the boost they need to help their communities thrive. By funding services which support young people and reduce food poverty, we hope to facilitate positive change from the ground up across the UK. We are pleased to have been able to help so many local good causes over the years and look forward to seeing what community organisations can achieve in the future with the right resources.”
Funding is available to community groups and charities looking to fund local projects that bring benefits to communities, particularly those helping to provide food and giving children the support they need for a good start in life. Anyone can nominate a project and organisations can apply online. To find out more visit www.tesco.com/communitygrants.