Sainsbury’s seek new charity partner

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Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year scheme is back for the ninth year and the Coleraine store is calling for local charity nominations to be its flagship local charity for the next year.

At the end of May, the store will shortlist three charities to go to customers to vote for.

The winning charity will then receive a year of support from the store, which includes fundraising and awareness raising. Customers can vote between June 12 - 25 in stores and online.

Gillian ekin, Store Manager at Sainsbury’s Coleraine, said: We’ve had a great year working in partnerships with Northern Ireland Assistance dogs and we’re excited to be offering a new charity the chance to receive support from our customers and colleagues.”

The scheme is open to any UK registered charity, so anyone can collect a form from the store.

Nominations close on May 28 and the shortlisted charities will be announced in June.

For more information about Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year scheme, visit www.sainsburyslocalcharity.co.uk/.