Dobbies looks for charity partner

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City charities are urged to get in touch with Dobbies Garden Centre as they look for a charity to support this year.

Each year Dobbies, appoints a charity partner to support throughout the year. This charity is then the first recipient of any fundraising activities including prize draw opportunities and in-store fundraising events.

They are also calling on people to nominate charities for consideration.

Tanya de Coning, community champion at Dobbies Garden Centre, said: “It’s that time of year again when we’re looking for a local charity partner to work with throughout the year. We’ve had great success with local charity partnerships in previous years and we’re looking forward to receiving nominations and applications. Our customers have always been extremely generous in supporting our charities, and will do all they can to take part in our fundraising activities planned throughout the year.”

Dobbies has raised more than £300,000 for charities across the UK for its local and national charity partnerships, in the last financial year.

People can apply by contacting the Community Champion at Dobbies Garden Centre or by downloading the application form online at All interested charities must apply by February 28.