Foresters Friendly Society President names Barnardo’s as new charity

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Foresters Friendly Society, the Southampton-based member-owned mutual society, today announces that from 24 June 2013 Barnardo's will be the chosen charity for the Society's annual President's Appeal. Money will be raised through the Foresters branch network via initiatives and fundraising events organised by members of the Society.

Barnardo's is a children's charity working across the UK. Its aim is to help vulnerable children suffering from poverty, sexual exploitation, disability or domestic violence so that they can get the best possible start in life. Through research, campaigning and the wide ranging projects it runs, Barnardo's transforms the lives of abused and neglected children.*

Sally Waterfield, Marketing Manager, Foresters Friendly Society, said:"Barnardo's is a fantastic charity that we are extremely proud to be supporting and I am sure we will get a fantastic response from our members. Barnardo's is committed to giving all children the best possible start to life so they can fulfil their potential."

*For more information about Barnardo's go to www.barnardos.org.uk