GMB Northants Sponsorship and Affiliation
GMB Northants Community Branch help many organisations locally, nationally and internationally either through sponsorship donations or affiliations.
At the annual Workers Memorial Day Commemorations event in Corby April 2017, a cheque for £1525 was presented to June Hancock Mesothelioma Fund on behalf of local unions and organisations
Workers Memorial Day COMMEMORATION Event in Corby 2017
GMB Northants is delighted to be supporting Corby Food Bank. GMB members Julia Bailey and Deborah Foley presented a cheque to Corby Food Bank manager Frank Gibson. Also in the picture event organiser Marianne Beasley and Corby Mayor Peter McEwan.
Following the event the branch agreed that Foodbanks were an important community service and that GMB Northants would support other Foodbanks in Northants including Kettering St. Judes, Daventry, Restore Northampton, Wellingborough, Spencer Northampton, Corby, Towcester and Irthlingborough Foodbanks on an ongoing basis.
GMB Northants are delighted to support Green Patch, part of Groundwork in Kettering.GMB Northants Branch member Maggie Don can be seen here presenting the cheque for £200 to Simon Mutsaar, Ground Works Northants organiser and green patch volunteers. Find out more here.
GMB Northants Community Branch are delighted to be helping a local community project in Corby called The Oakley Vale Rangers a group of young people learning to play musical instruments based at Oakley Vale community centre in Corby READ MORE HERE
GMB Northants Community Branch are delighted to be sponsoring Corby Community Arts Project
We have made donations to the Disasters Emergency Committee for the work they have been doing in Syria helping refugees and in the Philipines helping the typhoon survivors.
For many years GMB Northants Community Branch have been making donations to the June Hancock Mesothelioma Fund as part of our annual Workers Memorial Day event.
In fact with the help of the Regional GMB, other GMB branches and other unions in the area GMB Northants Community Branch have collected well over £10,000.
We also make regular donations to the Kettering Childrens Holiday charity, Kettering Centre for the Unemployed and Coronation Park in Corby.
On top of all this we are affiliated to the National Pensioners Convention, , Labour Behind the Label , Labour Research and Amnesty International
Photos from GMB Northants Workers Memorial Event in Corby 2015
GMB Northants Community Branch are always looking for worthwhile causes to support so if you know of any please let us know.