Kite Packaging Coventry Donates To Local Teenage Cancer Trust

Kite Packaging Coventry Donates To Local Teenage Cancer Trust

The growing company has donated £7,000 to employee-nominated charities

After introducing its new philanthropy programme across all of its regional branches last year, Kite Packaging has presented cheques to seven charities, totalling £7,000.

With seven sites located across the UK, Kite employees from each area were given the opportunity to nominate a charity to become their ‘Charity of the Year’ as part of the companies CSR agenda. Within each branch, the most nominated charity will receive a £1,000 donation. Each Kite branch also plans to continue fundraising for charities throughout the year, with internal fundraising activities and individual support from employees.

Kite Packaging’s Midlands based branch in Coventry, were delighted to donate £1,000 in support of The Teenage Cancer Trust. The Teenage Cancer trust was selected by one of the employees.

Emily Cooper, Regional Fundraiser for Teenage Cancer Trust said “Every penny we receive is vital and goes towards ensuring young people with cancer across the region get access to the specialist care and support they need, so we are extremely grateful for the donation of £1000 from Kite Packaging.”

The Teenage Cancer Trust is a cancer care and support charity in the UK that exists to improve the cancer experience of young people aged 13-24. They create world-class cancer services for young people in the UK, providing life-changing care and support, so young people don’t have to face cancer alone.

Jake Kirk Managing Partner of Kite Online commented “The team at Kite Packaging, Coventry, are delighted to support the Teenage Cancer Trust with a donation of £1000. The Teenage Cancer Trust were nominated by the employees for the vital work they do and we’re glad to contribute to their on-going efforts to support teenage cancer patients”