Firms urged to join campaign

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BUSINESSES and individuals are being urged to join a new fundraising campaign.

Sheffield Gives is ‘an exciting new campaign programme’ being organised by the South Yorkshire Community Foundation, which aims to ‘help promote, acknowledge and encourage local giving within Sheffield’.

The programme is to launch at Cutlers Hall, Sheffield city centre, on Friday, July 6.

The 18-month programme has a series of targets over 18 months - including encouraging 30 companies to sign up to a local payroll giving scheme.

It also aims to support 100 groups to get online with donations website and to involve 200 local businesses and philanthropists.

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