Charities can apply to be part of Jack's fundraising scheme

PUBLISHED: 11:25 22 January 2020 | UPDATED: 11:25 22 January 2020

Charities can apply to be part of Jacks fundraising scheme. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

Charities can apply to be part of Jacks fundraising scheme. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

HARRY RUTTER

Jack's is appealing for charities in Chatteris to be part of a scheme where proceeds from the sale of carrier bags go to local good causes.

Charities can apply to be part of Jacks fundraising scheme. Picture: HARRY RUTTERCharities can apply to be part of Jacks fundraising scheme. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

The Jack's Supports scheme sees four charities shortlisted by Jack's and given £250 towards their fundraising efforts.

Shoppers then have the chance to vote for their favourite charity in store, with the charity earning the highest number of votes receiving an additional £500.

Good causes that have benefitted from the scheme recently include Chatteris Town FC, Chatteris Good Companions Meet, Peter Pan Pre-School, and Doddington & Village Under 5's Group.

Dave Peck, store manager at Jack's Chatteris, said: "We launched Jack's Supports to give something back to the local communities that have supported us since our launch.

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"Each of the charities involved in the scheme do fantastic work in the local area, and we're delighted that we are in a position to be able to offer our support." Voting is currently open in store for the following charities:

Good causes that have benefitted from the scheme recently include Chatteris Town FC, Chatteris Good Companions Meet, Peter Pan Pre-School, and Doddington and Village Under 5s Group.

To be considered for the next round of Jack's Supports funding you can apply by visiting https://jackssupports.org.uk/

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