- We are delighted to announce that our application for Bags of Help towards the refurbishment of our community garden was successful!
- You can now support us by voting in some of the Tesco stores based in Hackney from 31st October – 13th November on who should receive the £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 awards.
- About our project:
- 1. Giving a Second Life
- The residents of Hackney wish to refurbish VLC Garden to give a sense of pride to our community and promote healthy eating and outdoor activities for all.
- Location: Hackney, E2 8BN
- Delivered by: Community Centre for Refugees from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
- Here is a list of the Tesco stores where you can vote:
- HAGGERSTON EXPRESS – E8 4DN
STOKE NEWINGTON EXPRESS – N16 8DR
SOUTHGATE RD LONDON EXPRESS – N1 3JE
SHOREDITCH HIGH STREET EXPRESS – E1 6HP
DALSTON EXPRESS – E8 2NS
EST RD SHOREDITCH EXPRESS – N1 6AA
HACKNEY DALSTON LANE EXPRESS – E8 1LA
OLD ST HACKNEY EXPRESS – E2 7QU
LOWER CLAPTON RD EXPRESS – E5 0QJ
LONDON DALSTON JUNCTION EXPRESS – E8 4AH
- HACKNEY UPER CLAPTON EXPRESS – E5 9BU
HACKNEY METRO – E9 6QU
HACKNEY MORNING LANE SUPERSTORE – E9 6ND
More information on Bags of Help:
Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork on its Bags of Help initiative in hundreds of regions across England and Wales. The scheme will see three community groups and projects in each of these regions awarded grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 – all raised from the 5p bag charge.
Bags of Help offers community groups and projects in each of Tesco’s 416 regions across the UK a share of revenue generated from the 5p charge levied on single-use carrier bags.
The public will now vote in store from 31st October – 13th November on who should receive the £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 awards. In total, there is over £12.5 million up for grabs.