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UCQ Announces Its Chosen Charities of the Year: Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen and Cash for Kids


Jade Gillham


17th May 2023


At UCQ, we believe in giving back to our community and supporting causes that make a real difference in people’s lives. As part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility, we are thrilled to announce our two chosen charities of the year: Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen and Cash for Kids. 

Both organisations embody the spirit of compassion, addressing pressing social issues and uplifting those in need. In this blog post, we’ll delve deeper into the remarkable work of these charities and why UCQ has chosen to support them.

Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen

Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen is a local non-profit organisation that provides hot meals, support, and a welcoming environment to vulnerable individuals in Sunderland. Their dedicated team of volunteers works tirelessly to combat hunger and homelessness, ensuring that no one goes to bed hungry. 

They also offer practical support, such as access to showers, laundry facilities, and clothing, as well as emotional support and guidance. Their commitment to empowering individuals and helping them regain their independence aligns perfectly with UCQ’s core values.

Find out more about Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen here: https://www.soupscsk.com/

Cash for Kids

Cash for Kids is a national charity that supports local children who are facing illness, disability, or disadvantage. Their mission is to ensure that every child has an opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of their circumstances. Cash for Kids works closely with local communities to identify and address the unique challenges faced by disadvantaged children, offering a helping hand when it’s needed the most.

The charity provides funding for a wide range of initiatives, including essential equipment, educational support, and experiences that create lasting memories for children in need. From providing warm winter clothing to enabling access to educational resources, Cash for Kids aims to remove barriers and create a brighter future for every child. 

UCQ is proud to support this incredible organisation and contribute to their transformative work.

Find out more about Cash for Kids here: https://cashforkids.org.uk/

Why UCQ Chose These Charities

UCQ selected these two charities based on their strong impact, local focus, and alignment with our company values. By supporting these organisations, we aim to make a meaningful difference in the lives of people within our community.

We are inspired by the dedication, compassion, and effectiveness of both Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen and Cash for Kids, and we are excited to partner with them to amplify their impact.