Foundation Stockport has been named a finalist in the tpas awards for Excellence in Employment, skills and training and Team of the Year for Your Local Pantry.
These awards recognise those that have navigated Covid-19 alongside delivering a high quality standard of engagement for their organisation and community.
The Employment team has been shortlisted for its innovative approach to provide employment support to people across Stockport during the pandemic. The teams hard work to finding new methods of contact to ensure they could reach out to new and old customers, shows their dedication to their team mission ‘We’ll Find a Way to Reach You’.
Your Local Pantry has been named a finalist for providing local people with an affordable food offer whilst they were shielding or self-isolating. A delivery service was also provided, to enable the service to reach more vulnerable customers that may not have been accessing the pantry previously.
The winners will be announced on 8 October.
Roger Phillips, Chair of Foundations Stockport, said:
Congratulations to the Employment Support team and Your Local Pantry team, for your dedication to supporting people across Stockport, during a difficult time. These nominations are very well deserved, and you should all be very proud. Congratulations to all.