Edinburgh School Uniform Bank receives funding boost from Taylor Wimpey

As part of its ongoing commitment to working in partnership with local communities, Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has donated £250 to the Edinburgh School Uniform Bank to help boost its efforts to provide new school uniforms for children returning to schools across the city after the summer break.

Edinburgh School Uniform Bank receives funding boost from Taylor Wimpey

Edinburgh School Uniform Bank believes that every child deserves to look and feel smart at school, to feel that they belong, and to avoid the negative effects of hardship on their wellbeing and education.

Commenting on the support it has received from Taylor Wimpey East Scotland, Johanna Wesemann, operations manager for Edinburgh School Uniform Bank, said: “Each year we distribute bespoke packs of new school uniform to hundreds of Edinburgh families each year, as well as supplying nearly-new uniforms to schools and community groups.

“Unfortunately, the need for our services is growing fast and this donation from Taylor Wimpey East Scotland provides us with a welcome boost and we are delighted they contacted us with news of their donation.”

Kirsty McGill, sales and marketing director for Taylor Wimpey East Scotland, added: “We have been part various local communities across Edinburgh for many years now, and we welcome this opportunity to involved in such an important local charity.

“Being able to work with local charities and organisations where we build new homes means a great deal to us, and it’s always lovely to know that we are helping to make a difference to the lives of people in our local communities.”

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