On Friday (4 August 2023) a team from Northern Monk Brewery will be taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks to raise £5,000 for Holbeck Together’s community supermarket.
This fundraising campaign builds on the really strong relationship we have developed with Northern Monk over the last few years as a local business.
The company shows a continued interest in wanting to connect with the local community where they are based and support our work.
Ciaran Shier from Northern Monk highlights:
“We’ve chosen to raise money for Holbeck Together’s community supermarket, as we are committed to working with our local communities to give back and create positive change. We have seen in so many ways the difference Holbeck Together’s activity makes to the local community and we believe businesses can be a force for good when partnering with local charities.”
The community supermarket was set up to support families in Holbeck, particularly during the Covid pandemic. Now we are seeing increasing demand for affordable food items as the hike in food prices and the increasing cost of bills see many families struggling.
We are proud of the work we are doing to support families in Holbeck and in the last 12 months we have:
- Had over 3,000 attendances, with an average of 60 community members each week.
- Put 36,000 food items onto the plates of families across LS11.
- Given away thousands of fruit and vegetables for free!
The Yorkshire Three Peaks walk, taking in Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Inglborough, is a 37.5 km (23.3 miles) circuit with nearly 1,600 m (5,249 ft) of ascent and descent.
Three staff members from Holbeck Together will also join the team to climb the Whernside Peak.
Please show your support for our work today and donate to the Northern Monks’ Three Peaks challenge!
This article first appeared on Holbeck Together‘s website.
Photo: Staff from Northern Monk Brewery prepare to take on the Three Peaks challenge. Credit: Northern Monk Brewery
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