Small change makes big difference in Wisbech

Junaid Amned with Leah Collins and Mandy Gook

Junaid Amned with Leah Collins and Mandy Gook - Credit: Archant

Loose change has helped three charities in Wisbech thanks to building society customers.

Junaid Amned

Junaid Amned - Credit: Archant

The Wisbech charities are among 1,000 across the country to be given help.

The society’s Charitable Foundation has donated a total of £100,000 to charities and good causes nominated by people during a small change big difference campaign.

Scotty’s Little Soldiers, Ferry Project Night Shelter and Wisbech Round Table were given a £100 donation after being nominated at the Wisbech branch of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society, which is part of the Yorkshire.

Members donate the pennies from the annual interest on their accounts to help charities and good causes.

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Tracey Murthwaite, manager of the Wisbech branch of N&P, said: “I’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who came into the branch to nominate a charity for a donation.

“We are committed to our community and I hope these donations will enable the charities to carry on their wonderful work here in Wisbech.”

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