Soccer legend helps restart fundraising lunch club after covid break

League, FA Cup, League Cup and European Cup Winners Cup winner and England football international Paul Merson has helped the Ipswich Sporting Lunch Club to restart after a two year break due to the pandemic. The club, which was launched in 2015 to raise vital funds to enable SportsAid to …

Acorn Fund supports five Ipswich-based charities throughout pandemic

The Acorn Fund was created by Pound Gates in partnership with Suffolk Community Foundation, to provide financial support to local causes. Since its inception in October 2013 we have distributed £42,000 to 31 great causes, impacting the lives of over £4,000 people. Since the start of the pandemic, we have …

Pound Gates donates £4,500 to local charities

Pound Gates has donated £4,500 to local charities through its Acorn Fund, a partnership with Suffolk Community Foundation (SCF). The three charities to receive grants, include: Suffolk Cruse Bereavement Care, Selig (Suffolk) Trust, and St Augustine’s Church in Ipswich. The charities were selected from a number of causes put forward …

£1,000 donated to Cancer Campaign in Suffolk

Our staff visited Cancer Campaign in Suffolk (CCiS) today to present a cheque for £1,000, raised through our Acorn Fund, a partnership between Pound Gates and Suffolk Community Foundation. CCiS supports the people of Suffolk, before, during and after cancer. It provides specialist complimentary therapists and counselling for cancer patients …