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Butterflies buzzing, bees happily in their hives, saplings popping out from scattered seeds – it’s beginning to look a lot like summer at GROW! Having just passed the halfway line of 2022, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on how far our brilliant allotment space has come and to say a few heartfelt `thank yous` while we’re at it.

GROW Group leaders Sally & Brenda say: “We’ve made so much progress on developing our new plots and we’ve been able to spruce up the original site, too.

“The donations we’ve received have allowed us to refresh our plots, paths, and everything in between – and it’s all looking good!

“The trainees at GROW Group are feeling proud of the work they have accomplished in the last few months, and so are we.”

Amazing donations we’ve received from businesses this year

We’ve been SO lucky this year, having received several donations from local businesses with a keen interest in supporting us and the growth of our allotment. Here are just some of the amazing donations we’ve received:

  1. Golf balls – with special thanks to One Stop Golf. We repurposed this generous donation to make modern outdoor decorations. We are so happy with the results and we wouldn’t have them without you!
  2. Plant pots, hanging baskets, and tools – with special thanks to Mark Smith.
  3. Two tonnes of pea gravel – with special thanks to The Ashcourt Group, residential housing specialists. We used this generous donation to spread around our plots and refresh the paths – and just in time for our visit from the Yorkshire in Bloom judging panel. A million thank yous for helping us to present our best possible selves!
  4. Sponsorship for our raised beds – with special thanks to Harris Lacey and Swain Chartered Accountants. Your continued support means the world to us!

Events coming up for our GROW Group and allotment

We’ve got lots of exciting events coming up – keep your eyes peeled on our social media channels for more!

Yorkshire in Bloom: Judging Day on 6th July. The day may have passed, but we’re excitedly awaiting the results!
GROW Open Day at Clough Road (Hessle) on 3rd August, 12 pm-2 pm – we look forward to welcoming some of our sponsors and showing them what a difference their support has made.
The continuation of our GROW raised beds sponsorship package – read about local accountancy practice Harris Lacey and Swain’s experience here.

Learn more about our corporate sponsorship packages

Did you know that we offer sponsorship packages for the raised beds in our allotment space? The benefits of joining include, but are not limited to:

Sponsorship of their own raised fruit, vegetable, or flower bed;
Any resources needed to promote Corporate Social Responsibility (charity-related PR for the company);
Fresh, seasonal produce direct from the Grow allotment space – including chilis, rhubarb, honey, and more;
Access to our Grow allotment space, should the company wish to visit or volunteer;
Access to cooking demonstrations conducted by our Trainees back at the Independent Living Suite, another highly-valued area of CASE’s Training Centre.

Call us on 01482 320200 for further info.

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