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Local Charity Wins Contribution To The Community Award

By May 1, 2018Local News

Proud Winners of the 2018 Hull Business Award ‘Contribution to the Community’ sponsored by The Double Tree Hilton are are Emmaus Hull & East Riding

Kelly Thompson, Director, said:

“We are so delighted to have been nominated for two category awards at this prestigious annual event, finalists and winners of ‘Contribution to the Community’ category. We have come a long way in two years and this award is testament to the dedication of Emmaus companions, staff, volunteers, and trustees. To say we are excited is an understatement.  We have invested a huge amount of time, resource, and energy into Hull’s City Centre through the work of our Outreach team and our newest Emmaus Home from Home shop on Whitefriargate. It was a huge honour to be nominated with some of the cities greatest businesses. Thank you to all those shared this special evening, specially The Double Tree for hosting and sponsoring this brilliant award”

Emmaus Hull & East Riding supports 30 companions by giving them a home, meaningful work in a social enterprise and an opportunity to regain lost self-esteem to help rebuild their lives.  They also run a series of social enterprises including:

  • The Furniture Super Store on Lockwood Street in Hull
  • Emmaus Home from Home Whitefriargate in the City Centre
  • A Rough Sleeper Outreach Service in Hull & East Riding

To find out more about Emmaus Hull & East Riding and how you can get involved go to their website

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