The winner of this year’s Business Can Make a Difference category is:
Employees from XPO Logistics have volunteered at Bradford Central Foodbank. Due to their warehousing expertise they volunteered to help organise the warehouse, making it easier to pick food parcels. They also collected donations from a local supermarket and helped with picking food parcels as well as collecting and donating over 2 tonnes of food over the last 12 months which has an average monetary value of £4500. Another team of employees volunteered to develop a community allotment to make it a nicer place for the community to visit. During the day they cleared the land of weeds, laid bark and painted the shed. They did a fantastic job even making a memorial in memory of one of the founders of the allotment. Additionally they have raised £21,424.07 over the last 12 months which has been donated to various local charities.
Also nominated were;
Denso Marston Ltd