Sainsburys chooses Parkinsons as charity for the year

Sainsbury’s Sprucefield has announced that Parkinson’s UK, Lisburn will receive a year’s worth of fundraising and awareness support.

The charity who support by offering information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers whilst also organising regular events and social activities, will be the new Local Charity for the Sainsbury’s Sprucefield store.

To celebrate the announcement, a launch day will be taking place at the Sprucefield on Saturday (July 26).

Representatives from Parkinson’s UK, Lisburn will be on hand to greet customers throughout the day.

Customers had a huge say in this year’s announcement and voted in-store and online between May 28 and June 8.

The store colleagues then decided that Parkinson’s UK, Lisburn were the best charity for them to work with to make a real difference.

Agnes from Parkinson’s UK, Lisburn said: “We know the success that the Local Charity partnership has bought to many charities in Lisburn so when we received the news, we were thrilled.

“We hope the partnership will help raise awareness of our cause to the store’s customers and will help us develop the important service we provide to the community.”