Hastings Direct gives a helping hand

15 Feb 2015

So charity gym stays on track

Insurance broker, Hastings Direct has provided a helping hand of £250 to local charity club 1066 Gymnastics as part of its fundraising for a new Tumble Track at its centre in Brett Drive.

Hastings Direct's A Helping Hand makes financial, professional and physical support available to the local community. Each month Hastings is able tooffer either professional support from its 1,800 staff, or physical support with team building days. In addition, Hastings has made a small monthly grant available to support local funding.

1066 Gymnastics is a registered charity based gym providing classes and facilities for over 500 local families, ranging from toddler sessions to classes for all ages. The club has enjoyed recent
 success at county, regional and national level.

Matthew Hart, head coach,1066 Gymnastics said: "We are currently working on a fundraising project to secure £2,500 to replace our Tumble Track, which is the most popular piece of equipment we have at the gym. Thank you to Hastings Direct for its donation which will help kick start the fundraising we are currently doing."

Jay Wootten, community liaison, Hastings Direct: "We are delighted to be able to support the work that 1066 Gymnastics provides to young people in the community. They provide classes to a variety of different organisations in the community and we hope this donation will help them continue their good work."

If you are local community group/organisation or charity that may benefit from a helping hand grant, please community@hastingsdirect.com with details of how Hasting Direct's 'A Helping Hand' can provide valuable assistance.