GMB Northants Sponsorship and Affiliation
GMB Northants Community Branch help many organisations locally, nationally and internationally either through sponsorship donations or affiliations.
GMB Northants are pleased to support Food Banks in Northamptonshire on an ongoing basis with regular quarterly donations, if you are a foodbank in Northants do please get in contact with us. We currently donate to the following foodbanks
Corby Foodbank works with Trussell Trust and is based at the Hope Centre, 8 Princewood Road in Corby
Wellingborough and District Foodbank, part of the DayLight Centre at Queens Hall, 8 High Street in Wellingborough
Kettering and District Foodbank works in partnership with Northants County Council and Trussell Trust and is based at Kettering Community Unit at 51 Gold Street in Kettering
Kettering Foodbank is based at Praise Community Church, Alexandra Street, Kettering
Spencer Bridge Foodbank works with Trussell Trust and is based at Weston Favell at Emmanuel Church in the Weston Favell Centre
Restore Northampton operate Northampton Foodbank, based at their centre 42 Sheep Street, Northampton
The Daventry Foodbank is is based at the Vineyard Centre, 23 High March Close on High March Industrial Estate in Daventry
Towcester Foodbank works with Trussell Trust and is based as St John Ambulance, Islington Road on Towcester
GMB Northants are proud to support Corby Nightlight a a registered charity, which was set up to prevent and/or relieve poverty among rough sleepers and other homeless adults in Corby and surrounding areas
GMB Northants are pleased to be able to support Kettering Home-Start who help families with young children deal with whatever life throws at them.
At the Workers Memorial Day Event 2018 in Corby, organised by GMB Northants, GMB General Secretary Tim Roach and Corby parliamentary Labour candidate Beth Miller presented a cheque for £1000 to June Hancock Mesothelioma Fund on behalf of local unions and organisations
GMB Northants has affiliated to Justice for Colombia a British NGO that campaigns for human rights, workers' rights and the search for peace with social justice in Colombia.
GMB Northants affiliates with The Labour Research Department which exists to co-operate with Labour, Socialist and Co-operative movements in promoting and carrying out research into problems of importance to the labour, to supply information, and to issue publications.
GMB Northants are affiliated to War on Want who work to achieve a vision of a just world, through our mission to fight against the root causes of poverty and human rights violation, as part of the worldwide movement for global justice.
GMB Northants are affiliated to the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign who work in solidarity with Nicaraguan organisations and social movements fighting for social and economic justice by promoting and seeking support for their activities in the UK.
GMB Northants were pleased to make a donation to Freedom for Torture who help survivors of torture to find their voices again and to rebuild their lives.
GMB Northants has donated to Nicodemus Trust which helps young people in need in Banbury and Guatemala
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
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
GMB Northants Community Branch are always looking for worthwhile causes to support so if you know of any please let us know.