Royal Star & Garter has won a £1,000 Movement for Good award from Ecclesiastical Insurance Group thanks to nominations from the public.
The veterans’ charity is one of 500 winners in Ecclesiastical’s Movement for Good awards, which is giving £1 million to charities this summer.
Royal Star & Garter provides loving, compassionate care to veterans and their partners living with disability or dementia at Homes in Solihull, Surbiton and High Wycombe.
The award will support the physical and emotional well-being of residents at all three Homes through Royal Star & Garter’s extensive programme of therapies and activities.
Members of the public were invited to nominate causes close to their hearts, with 500 gifts of £1,000 available for donation. Over 13,000 charities were nominated by more than 210,000 members of the public.
Royal Star & Garter’s Senior Community Fundraiser, Lauren Baker, said:
“We’re grateful to everyone who voted for Royal Star & Garter in the Movement for Good awards, and to Ecclesiastical Insurance Group. The £1,000 will help us continue providing our exceptional and award-winning care to veterans and their partners.”
Mark Hews, Group Chief Executive of Ecclesiastical Insurance Group, said:
“We would like to thank every single person who took the time to nominate a good cause as part of our Movement for Good awards. Ecclesiastical, the fourth largest corporate donor in the UK, is a unique financial services group. We are owned by a charity which means all available profits can be given to the good causes that are so important to our customers. As a company whose purpose is to contribute to the greater good of society, charitable giving is at the heart of our business. We know that £1,000 can make a huge difference to the incredible work that charities do and we’re looking forward to seeing how this financial boost will change lives for the better.”