Sainsbury’s in Luton, Bury Park donated 600 bottles of water to the volunteers and participants at Luton International Carnival.
Deputy store manager Luke Miller handed over the donation to Adam Weston from Luton International Carnival Arts Centre on Saturday.
The supermarket’s community budget scheme was set up to help charitable groups in the local community and is partially funded by sales of the retailer’s Bag for Life So for customers at Sainsbury’s Luton, Bury Park this means that they are not only making an environmental choice, they are also contributing to their local community.
Store manager Mark Jacklin, said: “Our store is at the heart of the local community and it is important that we can play our part to support it. When we had the opportunity to get involved with donating to the carnival, we wanted to help to help out as much as we could”.
This year, Sainsbury’s has donated over £600,000 to local charities and community groups as part of the Community Budget scheme. During this year, colleagues at Sainsbury’s in Luton, Bury Park have helped several local charities and groups through the scheme, including a recent large food donation to NOAH charity, which supports local people affected by homelessness.