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Vote for Diverse Abilities in Your Local Tesco Store

Posted on: 09/03/2018

Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local community projects.

Dorset-based Diverse Abilities is delighted to have been chosen to receive funding via the Tesco Bags for Help Scheme. The local disability charity just need the vote of supporters in local stores during March and April.

Diverse Abilities will use the funding to purchase a trampoline for the outdoor area of its special school, Langside and it will be used by all children and adults that the charity supports across the county.

Ros Blishen, trusts and foundations officer at Diverse Abilities, said: “We are thrilled that we have been given the chance to receive funding from the Tesco Bags for Help Scheme. We hope our supporters in the area vote for, as trampolining provides therapeutic exercise for those with a wide range of disabilities and it can be used to facilitate movement, promote balance and develop co-ordination.”

Stores voting is taking place includes Bournemouth Metro; Bournemouth Road; Lilliput express; Lytchett express; Parkstone express; Branksome superstore; Fernside Road express; Poole Fleetsbridge; Poole Quay express; Ringwood Road express; Poole Tower Park; Wallisdown Road express and Sandbanks express.

When you shop at any of these stores during March and April you should be given a token at the checkout, so you can pop it in the relevant box to vote for Diverse Abilities.

To find out more regarding Diverse Abilities and the services it runs to support children and adults with disabilities, please visit www.diverseabilities.org.uk

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