TG Lynes’ Helping Hand campaign has awarded the Ruth Winston Community Centre, in Palmers Green, with £10,000 worth of materials and labour.
It gas also given Southbury Primary School in Ponders Ender £5,000 worth of support, the causes were chosen by a team of TG Lynes judges from dozens of applications.
Maria Ortiz Vega, centre/accounts manager at The Ruth Winston Community Centre, said: “We are overwhelmed to secure this funding.
“We have over 500 members from across the Enfield borough area and provide a bright, welcoming environment where people from all walks of life can join in a wide range of activities, from Tai Chi to lessons in using smartphones.”
“This generous funding from TG Lynes will help us to improve facilities for our disabled users and also to make an additional activity space available for the community.”
Rebecca Panteli, headteacher at Southbury Primary School, added: “We are determined to provide the very best environment possible for our 420 pupils, but it is no secret that school budgets are a challenge.
“To receive the support of TG Lynes means so much and will make a significant difference.”
“Naturally, we want to do what we can to support the community and Helping Hands gives us the opportunity to make a tangible difference,” commented Managing Director at TG Lynes, Andrew Ingram.
“Having visited both The Ruth Winston Community Centre and Southbury Primary School myself, I know these are two very worthy causes and both are committed to providing the very best facilities. I know they will use their funding wisely for the benefit of their users.”