Jim Cooke, Head of our charity, the Co-op Foundation, thanks colleagues for their support in a record breaking year tackling youth loneliness and strengthening communities.
Jim Cooke, Head of the Co-op Foundation, announces that more than £1.6m has been awarded to projects tackling youth loneliness in England plus £440,000 to support work in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The annual event is run by the Co-op Property team to raise money for good causes chosen by Property colleagues. This year, it was hosted by football legend John Barnes, who auctioned off some priceless memorabilia.
Jim Cooke, Head of Co-op Foundation, explains more about the charity’s work and values.
Colleagues raised more than £2,000 for Co-op Foundation after organising a sponsored 12-hour fast for colleagues for Ramadan.