Redditch Swimming Club wins £5,000 - The Redditch Standard

Redditch Swimming Club wins £5,000

Redditch Editorial 9th Oct, 2020   0

REDDITCH Swimming Club has been awarded a share of a £1million fund supporting under-18s as a part of the Persimmon Homes Building Futures campaign.

The club was among 96 organisations to reach the final stage of its Building Futures competition.

During April and May, Building Futures also gave away £1,000 each to 128 organisations supporting young people in sport, education & arts and health throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

Three finalists were each awarded the top prize of £100,000, three the second prize of £50,000 and three the third prize of £20,000.




The remaining finalists were handed £5,000 each.

Paul Wilkes of Redditch Swimming Club, said: “Taking part in Building Futures has been a fantastic experience for us and it was so exciting to reach the finals.


“With such a broad range of groups being represented we are delighted to have been awarded £5,000.

“The money will help us invest in a range of training equipment, which is fantastic.”

 

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