RGB’s building fund supports community kitchen
Published: 16 August, 2016
Whole Again Communities is the latest winner of RGB Building Supplies’ Well Built Community Fund following a public vote where the local community was asked to show their support.
Up against groups based in Combe Martin and Exminster, people in the local areas were asked to vote for who they would like to be the lucky recipients of £1,000 worth of building materials from RGB. Just fewer than 900 votes were received with the community project coming out on top.
Whole Again Communities is a not for profit group based on the Treneere Estate. The group aims to unite the local area through superfoods, socialising and self-care. As well as running a community kitchen to help get people into employment by making and delivering low cost and nutritious soup, Whole Again Communities brings people together by running a free lunch scheme every Thursday funded by PHT, puts on community events and runs healthy eating workshops to develop cooking and budgeting skills.
Liz Sullivan, project manager for Whole Again Communities, said: “We have recently taken over a very run down community space and have already made extensive repairs thanks to the help of local businesses, but there’s still more we want to do. We will be aiming to use the £1,000 worth of materials to build a shed to house equipment we use during our workshops and events and also make further essential repairs. We’d like to say a huge thank you to RGB Building Supplies and everyone that voted for us.”