Persimmon Homes

30 Apr 2018
A regional housebuilder has donated £1,000 to help a Shrewsbury teenager with cerebral palsy raise enough money to have a much-needed operation that is not funded through the NHS. Persimmon Homes West Midlands, based in Wolverhampton, donated the money to Thomas’ Life-Changing Journey through its monthly Community Champions scheme. The appeal aims to raise £25,000 to help 14-year-old Thomas Lake...
08 Dec 2017
Young sporting individuals and clubs in Shrewsbury are being urged to enter a scheme that gives them the chance to win £200,000 as the programme closes at the end of the year. Persimmon Homes launched its Healthy Communities scheme in May as part of a national initiative which aims to give away more than £600,000 in cash to sports groups and individuals. Under the scheme, a host of regional...
16 Nov 2017
Shrewsbury beneficiaries of a charity campaign which has seen more than £1.5m given to good causes nationwide gathered to celebrate their success. More than 1,800 charities and groups have benefited from Persimmon Homes’ hugely successful Community Champions campaign nationwide, including more than 60 from the company’s West Midlands branch, which covers Shropshire Staffordshire and parts of the...
11 Oct 2017
A charity in Shrewsbury which prepares people for a career in motor and manufacturing industries has been given a cash boost thanks to a regional builder. Hope Initiatives (Shrewsbury) received £450 after applying to Persimmon Homes West Midlands to become one of its Community Champions. The scheme invites local groups and charities to bid for a match-funded donation from a national fund, with...
10 Jul 2017
A special needs school in Shrewsbury has been handed a summer boost by receiving a £750 donation from a leading builder. Severndale Specialist Academy is one of the first UK winners of Persimmon Homes’ Healthy Communities campaign. The scheme will see Persimmon give away more than £600,000 to sporting causes across the UK, with an overall top national prize of £200,000 in addition to numerous...
05 Oct 2016
A Wolverhampton-based housebuilder has given away more than £12,000 to regional charities in the last six months and is now urging Shrewsbury charities to apply as there are still thousands of pound waiting to be handed out. Community groups, charities and good causes across Shropshire, Staffordshire and the West Midlands have benefited thanks to the donations from Persimmon Homes West Midlands....
02 Sep 2016
Generous spirited cricketers from Cound Cricket Club have hit a six with a charity bid to leading housebuilder Persimmon Homes West Midlands. The club has been awarded £1,000 after applying to the builder’s Community Champions Fund for a share in the cash pot available to community groups and charities in the region. The cricket club will in turn pass the cash on to two charities being supported...
31 May 2016
A ladies’ football club has scored a £1,000 donation from leading housebuilder Persimmon Homes West Midlands.  Shrewsbury Town Ladies FC made a successful bid to the builder’s Community Champions Fund and says the cash will help develop the club allowing it to run junior as well as adult teams. Sean Evans, who applied on the club’s behalf, said: “Shrewsbury Town Ladies FC was formed in 2013 after...
18 Dec 2015
A cash donation by housebuilder Persimmon Homes West Midlands will keep a team of emergency bikers on the road for a month. The Shropshire and Staffordshire Blood Bikes Charity has been awarded a £1,000 donation from the builder’s Community Champions fund. The sum is the equivalent to the fuel bill the charity faces each month. The group is the latest organisation to receive funding from the...
13 Oct 2015
A Shropshire housebuilder has given away around £12,000 to regional charities in the last six months and is now urging other local charities to apply as there are still thousands of pound waiting to be handed out. Community groups, charities and good causes across Shropshire, Staffordshire and the West Midlands have benefited thanks to the donations from Persimmon Homes West Midlands. The builder...
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