groups can apply for £4,000 of Tesco bag funding
projects in Burnham-On-Sea could receive a cash injection thanks
to Tescos Bags of Help initiative.
has teamed up with Groundwork to launch the monthly roll-out of
its funding scheme, which awards grants of up to £4,000
all raised from the 5p bag levy being awarded to local community
Bags of Help project has already delivered over £28.5 million
to more than 4000 projects up and down the UK and the supermarket
is now calling on community groups in Burnham- On- Sea to put themselves
forward for a grant.
groups in each local area will be awarded grants every other month.
Tesco customers will have the chance to vote with a token given
to them at the check-out every time they shop.
Crompton, Head of Community at Tesco, said: "The money raised
from our customers buying bags is making a big difference to local
communities across the country. Thanks to Bags of Help, millions
has been invested so far on local projects like parks, sports facilities,
school playgrounds and community gardens projects that have
all been chosen by our customers."
Duxbury, national CEO at Groundwork, said: "Its great
to see the positive difference that Bags of Help is making to communities
across the UK and we are delighted to be involved in supporting
thousands of local people make their mark in their community. The
scale and variety of activities supported by Bags of Helps shows
what can be achieved when communities are given the support and
the encouragement they need to make change happen in their local
groups and charities can apply for funding and Tesco customers and
colleagues can nominate projects theyd like to see receive
some cash. Just ask in store for more information or visit the Bags
of Help website, click