Sheffield community groups win cash from building society

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Three Sheffield community groups are celebrating after being voted the most deserving to win £500 each.

Free Cakes for Kids Sheffield, Lower Walkley Community Garden and New Bohemians FC were named as Skipton Building Society’s Grassroots Giving winners.

They all gained enough votes to put them into the top 161 organisations from across the UK, which all received funding.

Allison Edgeler, Skipton Building Society’s Sheffield branch manager, said: “It is inspiring to see so many brilliant local community and voluntary groups working hard to improve our local community and it is with great pleasure that we are able to help them continue their work.

“Typically these grassroots groups struggle to secure vital funding due to their size, and this is something we wanted to change when we launched this pioneering initiative.

“We now look forward to hearing how this funding has impacted the groups and seeing them continue to flourish as the jewels in the crown of their local communities.”