Homeless people given helping hand by Amazon fulfilment centre in Daventry

A charity that provides support for homeless people and those experiencing difficult times has received a donation from Amazon fulfilment centre in Daventry.

Thursday, 6th May 2021, 12:27 pm
Updated Thursday, 6th May 2021, 2:14 pm
Gareth Davies.

The £5,000 donation was made after an employee nominated Mayday Trust to benefit from a special Covid-19 initiative as part of Amazon’s programme to support the communities around its UK operating locations.

Mayday Trust offers people going through tough times the opportunity to focus on their strengths and abilities and support to explore their passions. By doing so, people are more likely to live well within their communities, get through their tough times and live a life that works for them.

Gareth Davies, site leader at Amazon Daventry, said: “We’re proud to support organisations that are making a real difference in our community like Mayday Trust. Its staff and volunteers have been a great support to people in Northampton during Covid-19 and we want to lend a helping hand with this donation.”

Trevor White, who nominated Mayday Trust, said: “Mayday Trust is a charity close to my heart and I am pleased that it has been chosen to receive this donation from Amazon. I hope the donation gives the people a boost during what continues to be a challenging year.”

Lynn Mumford, director of Development at Mayday Trust said: “Covid-19 has highlighted how important it is to listen to the people we work with to make sure we respond in the right way for each individual. Amazon’s support is hugely appreciated and will allow us to continue to offer much needed personalised support for people within our community. Thank you to Trevor, Gareth and the rest of the team in Daventry for this donation.”