Donation from Amazon to help homeless charity
A Peterborough-based charity that helps homeless and disadvantaged people in the local area and around the world have received a Â£500 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Flaxley Road.
Children of Adam, based in Lincoln Road received the donation after being nominated by the team at Amazon Peterborough.
The donation was delivered to the charity by members of Amazon’s charity committee, who also helped distribute food and drinks to local homeless people with some of the team from Children of Adam.
The money will be used by the charity to continue its work in supporting the homeless and helping to purchase food, water, sleeping bags and other essential items.
Lee Shepherd, site leader at Amazon in Peterborough, said: “Children of Adam is an important charity here in Peterborough and is a lifeline for some of our community’s most vulnerable people.
“The team at Amazon in Peterborough is pleased to provide this support as the volunteers of Children of Adam continue their vital work in the local area and beyond.”
Shujah Saklain from Children of Adam added: “Like all charities, we wouldn’t be able to help people in need without the support of local businesses like Amazon so it’s great to get this donation from Lee and his team.
“The money will help us continue to offer support for local homeless people and we’re grateful to the team at Amazon in Peterborough for this kind gesture.”
Children of Adam relies on donations to be able to carry out charitable work, not just here at home, but also all over the world. To donate, please visit the website at http://childrenofadam.net/