Skipton Building Society Launches Charity Account To Help Flood Victims

30 Dec, 2015

With many thousands already flooded over the festive season and with storm Frank on the way,  Skipton Building Society has today, opened a special charity account to enable anyone who wishes to support the flood victims, to donate in any of its branches across the country.

The money raised from all of the donation will enable Skipton to help people in the communities that have been affected by the recent flooding, including Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria.

As well as opening a dedicated account to support those who have been affected by the flooding, Skipton branches which are located in flood hit communities are also accepting donations in the form of items, which the branch colleagues can then deliver to their nearest flood distribution centers, this includes:

  1. Blankets & bedding
  2. Cleaning items (including cloths)
  3. Brushes and mops Buckets and bins Heavy duty rubbish bags
  4. Food (dried and tinned goods only)
  5. Clothing (especially for children)

A spokesperson said: “Community is very important to everyone at Skipton Building Society, that’s why we want to help those who have suffered in their communities from the recent flooding. And with storm Frank now hitting our shores, which will causes further disruption to these communities, Skipton have made it possible for anyone wishing to support those affected by the flooding to make a financial donations in any of the Skipton Building Society branches across the country.”