The gunnercooke foundation pledges support to Oldham charities
Date published: 13 December 2020
gunnercooke co-founder Darryl Cooke pictured at a seminar
Law firm gunnercooke is reaching out to Oldham charities to offer free support through its charity arm, the gunnercooke foundation.
The gunnercooke foundation aims to connect businesses with charities and not for profits through several projects, including 'inspire and infuse'.
Work includes supporting CEO’s of charities to enhance their effectiveness, growing charity’s networks and services through peer support hubs, mentoring, workshops and 1-2-1 sessions to grow business techniques and strategies, as well as undertaking significant projects for its charities.
gunnercooke co-founder Darryl Cooke said: “We live in an unequal society and the pandemic has exposed some harsh truths, so we have a real responsibility to do as much as we can to help.
"The gunnercooke foundation is already helping 80 small and medium sized charities across the UK, by helping them to grow the good work that they do including connecting them with business experts in their area.
"Our business and our people are determined to do as much as we can.
“We’re reaching out to charities and not for profits in Oldham to offer our support.
"We have a fantastic group of businesspeople and industry professionals in the area who are committed to supporting third sector leaders grow their not-for-profit businesses so they can do more good and faster.
“I’d also like to appeal to industry leaders to get involved with our projects.
"CSR is dead because it doesn’t connect with the commercial activities of a business, but we have found a better way to help.
"Helping is so much more than painting a fence or a staff away day.
"The gunnercooke foundation gives a range of ways for businesspeople to use their skills, experience and expertise to help the third sector develop and thrive.
"It’s a fantastic opportunity for leaders to make a direct difference in their local community."
Charities can find out more about the gunnercooke foundation and apply for free membership via the website: https://www.thegunnercookefoundation.com/inspire
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