Public vote Ely Foodbank £2,000 donation from Hopkins Homes Cambridgeshire Charity of the Year

James Hopkins presented £10,000 worth of donations to the three winning charities of the Hopkins Hom

James Hopkins presented £10,000 worth of donations to the three winning charities of the Hopkins Homes Cambridgeshire Charity of the Year vote. The campaign attracted over 2,300 votes with local residents choosing from a shortlist of six charities. Ely Food Bank came second. - Credit: Archant

Ely Foodbank has won a £2,000 cash boost thanks to a public vote.

The money comes from the inaugural Hopkins Homes Cambridgeshire Charity of the Year public vote.

The foodbank was one of six good causes shortlisted for a pay-out and county residents were able to vote for their favourite.

Bobby Scheme was the overall winner picking up £7,000, with the foodbank coming second and receiving the £2,000, in third place was the Huntingdonshire Area Money Advice Service which received £1,000.

James Hopkins, executive chairman of Hopkins Homes said: “We are delighted with the level of local engagement that the vote received.”


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