PIPS Hope and support wins £1,000 Movement for Good award
PIPS Hope and Support has won a £1,000 Movement for Good award thanks to nominations from the public.
PIPS Hope and Support is one of 500 winners in specialist insurer Ecclesiastical's Movement for Good awards, which is giving £1million to charities this summer.
The award will allow PIPS Hope and Support to continue delivering immediate therapy to anyone experiencing suicidal thoughts, high levels of anxiety, poor mental health or bereaved by suicide
Members of the public were invited to nominate causes close to their hearts, with 500 gifts of £1,000 available for donation. 13,695 charities were nominated by an amazing 253,879 members of the public.
Padraig Harte, fundraising coordinator at PIPS Hope and Support said; “PIPS Hope and Support thank each and every individual who took the time to vote for us recently through the Movement for Good award. The funds we have won will support our charity and will make a real difference to the community. We also wish to thank Ecclesiastical for their support and developing this fund to support charities such as ourselves. We are absolutely delighted.”
Mark Hews, group chief executive at Ecclesiastical, said: “We would like to thank every single person who took the time to nominate a good cause as part of our Movement for Good awards. Ecclesiastical is a unique financial services group. We are owned by a charity which means all available profits can be given to the good causes that are so important to our customers. As a company whose purpose is to contribute to the greater good of society, charitable giving is at the heart of our business. We know that £1,000 can make a huge difference to the incredible work that charities do and we’re looking forward to seeing how this financial boost will change lives for the better.”