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Santander Foundation supports Trinity’s work with young people

Trinity Sailing Foundation boosted by Community Plus donation from Santander Foundation

Trinity is delighted to announce it has received a £5,000 grant from the Santander Foundation’s Community Plus initiative. The grant has been awarded to support our work with young people by providing funding for essential equipment such as life jackets and waterproof clothing used during sail training courses and sailing holidays.

Toby Russell from Trinity said: We are delighted with the support of the Santander Foundation’s Community Plus initiative and  would like to thank the staff from our local branch and their customers for enabling this to happen. The funding will be used to buy new sets of life jackets and waterproof’s which are naturally very important pieces of kit for young people who undertake an offshore sail training course. Its great news that local people have been able to back a local charity, and over the following years this funding will help thousands of  young people”.

Elaine Anscombe at Santander’s Brixham branch said: “Community Plus allows our staff and customers to nominate local charities that are most in need of assistance.  We are delighted to be supporting Trinity and hope the donation makes a real difference to local people.”

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About Santander Foundation

The Santander Foundation works closely with charities and voluntary organisations, particularly in areas where Santander has a significant presence.Thisyear the Foundation will donate £4.5 million to charities.  Donations can be given to projects that support disadvantaged people through; education andtraining; and financial capability.  £36 million has been contributed to the community since 1990. For more information please visit: www.santanderfoundation.org.uk