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Tesco wants to hear from those needing Bags of Help

Community groups and charities across Kent are invited to apply for thousands of pounds’ worth of funding through the Tesco Bags of Help scheme.

Applications are now open for new good causes to apply for 2020. Anyone can nominate a group or charity that benefits their local community.

The Tesco Bags of Help Scheme is now open for new good causes
The Tesco Bags of Help Scheme is now open for new good causes

Three groups in each area will be awarded grant amounts of £2,000, £1,000 or £500 every three months.

The scheme sees money raised from the sale of re-usable Bags for Life in Tesco stores passed on to fund local projects.

Customers decide where the money goes by casting their votes for shortlisted charities using blue tokens handed out in stores.

Keith Jackson, Bags of Help Manager at Tesco, said: “From projects to improve community spaces to groups looking for support with community events, purchasing new equipment and funding coaches, we encourage you to nominate, apply and get involved in this fantastic scheme.

“Bags of Help has provided more than £80million of funding to more than 27,000 community projects to date, and there is so much more we want to help groups to achieve.”

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