In 2021, we partnered with the Trussell Trust Foundation to help local communities fight poverty. Since then, our local service centres across the UK have offered their time to gather and donate food supplies for those in need.
With 90% of Trussell Trust foodbank items donated by the public
and the cost of living reaching record levels in the UK
, we are delighted to see the great results achieved by our teams in their efforts to support the local communities we operate in.
Since February 2022, we have been busy with local service centres, couriers and other keen individuals working together to gather and donate an incredible 2811 items
These generous donations are helping local foodbanks with the supply of essential products for those in need. Here are the impressive results our teams have achieved so far:
321 items donated to the local Trussell Trust Foodbank in Norwich
213 items delivered to the Epping Forest Foodbank by our London East
90 items donated by our team in Nottingham
180 items provided to the Hillingdon Foodbank by the local team in Heathrow
400 items donated to the Rotherham Foodbank by our Sheffield
92 items offered to a local Trussell Trust food bank by our Edinburgh
150 items delivered to the Trussell Trust food bank by our local team in Peterborough
70 items provided by our Cambridge
206 items donated by our local team in Leeds
150 items offered by our team in Letchworth
And finally, 939 items delivered by our team in Oxford
CitySprint has over 30 sites spread across the UK, each located in different communities, and we are determined to make a positive impact in them all. Along with the Trussell Trust foundation, we are also working with Crisis, the homeless charity. Since our partnership began, we have donated over 100 vans helping Crisis transport supplies, repurposed furniture and moving vulnerable people in temporary accommodation.
Focusing on our current CSR strategy
is important to us and we want to encourage our teams to get involved. With this in mind, we recently introduced a Colleague Volunteer Programme offering an additional day of annual leave to colleagues who donate a day of their time to support the Trussell Trust, Crisis, or a charity of their choice.
Offering a helping hand to local charities is our way of showing we care about the people and places we have a presence in. We are proud to see our teams contributing to their communities and supporting our CSR commitments at the same time. If you are interested in learning more about how we support local communities, visit our dedicated page here