Shavington Co-op raises £2,500 for local causes

Big-hearted staff and customers of Shavington Co-op have raised thousands for charities.

More than £2,500 was donated, with £828 being given to the Wingate Special Children’s Trust in Wrenbury.

The store and its customers teamed up as part of the company’s Local Community Fund initiative to support local causes.

For just a £1 membership, Co-op members get 1% back for a local community cause and 5% back for them when they choose Co-op products and services.

Jo Young, fundraising and marketing manager at The Wingate Centre, said: “We’re absolutely delighted at the support that is offered to us, not just by the staff at the Co-op Shavington, but the incredibly kind and generous people who use the store.”

The store raised a total of £2,599 with other funds being donated to Shine Bright Foundation and Cheshire Buddies.

For more information about The Wingate Centre or for details on how you can support the charity in 2017 visit

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