Co-op shoppers in Lincolnshire help raise more than £80,000 for Wildlife Trusts

Co-op shoppers have raised more than £80,000 to help improve nature reserves fund educational activities for the public and supply bug hunting kits for curious kids.

Friday, 16th September 2016, 2:54 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 1:49 pm
Jack Eastwell age 9, Rhianna Wilson age 10 and George Wilson age 8 Community Champions Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust with a cheque for £72,249.87 Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust were named as Lincolnshire Co-op’s Community Champions between June and September.

A donation was made to the charities each time a Lincolnshire Co-op member shopped using their dividend card, amounting to a whopping £81,636.

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust received £72,249, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust received £7,454 and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust received more than £1,900.

Jack Eastwell, nine, Rhianna Wilson, 10, and George Wilson, eight, are pictured with the cheque for Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust at the presentation at Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve.