Home builder donates £1,000 to support young peoples’ futures

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Ravensden Park. Image: Mulberry Homes
Ravensden Park. Image: Mulberry Homes

A charity that supports young people in Bedford Borough has welcomed a donation from Mulberry Homes.

The home builder made the £1,000 donation to Bedford Giving to help create a brighter future for young people in the borough.

Bedford Giving is a partnership made up of passionate businesses, charities and other organisations, that have all come together to create opportunities for young people in the borough through a range of transformational projects.

They are based near Mulberry Home’s Ravensden Park development in Bedford, Mulberry Homes’ £1,000 donation will help Bedford Giving continue to support its valuable work and help raise the life outcomes for Bedford’s children and young people.

The contribution comes as part of The Mulberry Community Chest, in which the developer provides monthly donations to organisations and charities local to its developments.

Bedford Giving’s activities have included grant giving, a volunteer career mentoring programme and work experience opportunities, with more interesting projects to come this year, following research carried out into gaps in support of young people’s mental health and what free activities are available in the borough. 

Bedford Giving director Paul (PK) Kellett said: “On behalf of Bedford Giving, thank you so much to Mulberry Homes for their kind donation.

“This will help us support Bedford’s young people. We rely on the generosity of philanthropic businesses and organisations to help us achieve all that we set out to accomplish.

“Donations such as this one from Mulberry Homes allows us to step into areas within our community and help provide resources for change.”

Kerry Jones, sales and marketing director at Mulberry Homes, said: “We are delighted to have made this contribution to Bedford Giving, to help them continue to nurture Bedford’s children and young adults.”