Co-op Local Community Fund | Supporting Counselling in Bedford & St Albans

November 25, 2019 12:25 pm Published by

The Co-op has selected The Counselling Foundation Bedford and St Albans Centres as a local organisation that they would like to support and benefit through its Community Fund in 2019/2020.

Co-op customers can now get involved help the Foundation’s mission to ensure long term counselling is available to support those who are on low incomes.

One in four people suffer from a range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, bereavement or life changing events.  Counselling can improve family life, reduce isolation and courage people back into paid or volunteering work.

We would like to encourage our new and existing supporters to become a Co-op member, so they can earn rewards for the Foundation and help more people access subsidised counselling. When you visit and buy any Co-op branded products and services, the Co-op will donate 1% from the cost of these purchases or our charity.

How to become a Co-op member

To sign up as a member and support your local counselling centre please visit the Co-op website, it only takes a minute and it’s done for the entire year.

Anyone who is already a Co-op member can select The Counselling Foundation, Bedford or St Albans Centre as their chosen charity.  Just sign into your membership account or call the membership helpline on 0800 023 4708.  Members can shop at any Co-op Group stores across the UK to earn rewards for their chosen charity.

The funding round will run for a year from 27 October 2019 and closes on 24 October 2020.

As a Co-op local cause you can help boost the amount of money raised by:

  • joining the Co-op if you’re not already members
  • getting Co-op members in your area to back your cause
  • let people know that just by shopping in your local Co-op they’re helping local causes

Find out more about the Foundation’s counselling services

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