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Aico invites local charities to its headquarters to celebrate continued partnerships

Well-known for its charitable efforts and support for local initiatives throughout the year, Aico recently invited three local charities to its headquarters to celebrate its continued partnerships.

The company was visited by three Shropshire-based charities to discuss how it can continue its ongoing support as part of its charity campaign, ‘Aico Support for Children’.

On Wednesday 3rd November, representatives from The Movement Centre, Hope House Children’s Hospices and Little Stars Baby Bank, joined Aico’s Managing Director, Neal Hooper, and Community Liaison, Jane Pritchard, at the company’s headquarters in Oswestry.

Aico has supported each of these charities this year through volunteering, fundraising and donations, understanding the need for the essential work they do for children and young adults within the community and further afield.

Neal Hooper, Managing Director of Aico, comments: “Seeing the life changing commitment of these three organisations inspires you to want to do more. We are proud to be able to assist in any way we can. As their focus is children, it creates the emotional commitment for all of us at Aico and HomeLINK.”

The Movement Centre, based in Gobowen, Shropshire, assists children with movement disabilities through targeted training to maximise movement control and increase their independence. The work of The Movement Centre has a significant impact upon the lives of children nationally, allowing them to interact and play like they have never been able to before. Aico have a long-standing relationship with The Movement Centre, and have held regular fundraising activities in support of the charity, such as The Captain Tom 100 Challenge.

Johnny Wilkes, CEO of The Movement Centre says of the support, “Aico have been instrumental in raising thousands of pounds for us, which enables us to deliver our targeted training therapy to more children; quite simply their fundraising efforts make the treatment affordable to the families who most need our help. We place immense value on our partnership and engagement with Aico.”

Hope House Children’s Hospices supports families with the provision of bespoke palliative care for children with life-threatening conditions, as well as offering counselling and bereavement support to their families. Aico are proud to be recognised as a Hope House and Tŷ Gobaith Business Champion, understanding that without business support, Hope House wouldn’t be able to continue their vital work.

Lynsey Kilvert, Fundraising Team Leader of Hope House Children’s Hospices concludes, “We are thrilled and delighted to have the continued support of Aico. The past 18 months have been so difficult for everyone. During this time we managed to remain open to support seriously ill local children and their families.”

Join Aico at FIREX International 2022 and find out more about the company’s solutions and charitable efforts between 17-19 May 2022. 

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