One week left - Residents urged to vote for Coventry's Baby Godiva charity in housebuilder's £1m giveaway - The Coventry Observer

One week left - Residents urged to vote for Coventry's Baby Godiva charity in housebuilder's £1m giveaway

Coventry Editorial 12th Nov, 2021   0

LOCAL charity group, Baby Godiva, are urgently seeking support to help them win a share of a £1million prize pot – with a week to go until voting closes.

Sandwell Young Carers, Our Community Foundation and Baby Godiva are all representing Persimmon Homes Central in the housebuilder’s Building Futures competition – and are in with a chance of walking away with up to £100,000 each.

The organisations have been shortlisted along with 93 other groups from across England, Wales and Scotland in categories targeting grassroots sports, health organisations and arts & education projects.

One initiative from each category will go on to win £100,000, decided on the highest number of public votes.




As well as the £100,000 first prize, there will be a £50,000 second prize and a £20,000 third prize in each category, while a further 87 shortlisted projects will each receive £5,000.

Coventry’s Baby Godiva is a baby bank charity supplies free of charge, pre-loved and new nursery items and consumables to families experiencing poverty or destitution.


Building Futures is delivered through the Persimmon Charitable Foundation in partnership with Team GB, the British Olympic Association.

Neil Williams, managing director of Persimmon Homes Central, said: “Building Futures aims to create lasting legacies in communities across the UK and we believe that each of our three finalists would be able to make a huge difference with the £100,000 top prize.

“Your support could change the lives of hundreds of local people so we would urge you to get behind your chosen charity because there’s not long left to vote.”

Online voting runs until midnight on November 19.

Visit www.persimmonhomes.com/building-futures/ for more information.

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