A year of fundraising for Warwickshire charity supporting bereaved children and families
Software and digital solutions provider for the automotive industry, Cooper Solutions has nominated local charity, Guy’s Gift as its charity of 2018, underlining the Warwickshire business’s commitment to giving back to the community.
Barry Cooper Managing Director for Cooper Solutions comments, “We are delighted to be working with Guy’s Gift to develop fundraising events for the year ahead. The whole Cooper Solutions team is keen to get involved in helping raise funds and awareness for the vital work Guy’s Gift does for bereaved young people and their families.
“Everyone at Cooper Solutions understands the benefits of supporting a charity like Guy’s Gift. Over the next year, our charity activities will reflect our commitment to being part of the community in Warwickshire, bringing local people and businesses together for a fantastic cause.”
Lisbeth Bakewell, Service Manager for Guy’s Gift adds, “Support from businesses like Cooper Solutions really makes all the difference by helping us continue to work with the children and young people who need our support. It enables us to provide workshops and one to one support for children and young people, to process their feelings around loss and bereavement. We already have a shortlist of great fundraising ideas from the team at Cooper Solutions and we are looking forward to creating a calendar of fun events and activities to host together.”
Cooper Solutions provides a portfolio of online solutions designed to help motor retailers improve their processes, performance and profits. By understanding the challenges dealers face, Cooper Solutions delivers fleet management with daily rate insurance cover, performance forecasting and financial management, as well as online trade vehicle auction solutions. Staff at Cooper Solutions will be working with Guy’s Gift as a key part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.
Guy’s Gift is a small, local charity that relies heavily on the support of local businesses and the community to provide much needed care for children, young people and their families who have experienced a significant bereavement.
Operating throughout Warwickshire, Guy’s Gift is a community-based organisation supporting families from across the whole of the country. The team guides and supports bereaved children and young people to help them manage their grief and offers training to schools and other professionals.