Benenden has extended its excellent relationship with the football club through sponsorship of York City FC Foundation where our focus is on community engagement. We work in partnership with the Club’s community team to engage with local people - carrying out activities such as charity matches, visiting schools and being part of the York City junior club tournament.
York Pride is a charitable organisation which aims to promote equality, diversity and advances in education, in order to eliminate discrimination against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community. Benenden are main sponsors of the organisation for 2015. Find out more about York Pride.
Benenden are main sponsors for the York Press Community Pride Awards which celebrate the work of inspirational individuals and groups in the local community. Awards are given in a variety of categories, from Charity Fundraiser of the Year to Parent of the Year. Find out more about York Press Community Pride Awards.
Our ongoing involvement with York Cares provides volunteering opportunities for staff to go out into the local community. Over the past year, we have been involved in a variety of projects including reading schemes in local schools, a gardening project to overhaul an overgrown community space and renovating rooms within a care home for the elderly. Find out more about York Cares.