Two Laois-based charities and community organisations have become the latest beneficiaries of Aldi’s Community Grants programme, with each receiving a €500 grant from the Aldi store teams in Laois.
Commenting, John Curtin, group buying director, Aldi Ireland said, “We are proud to continue supporting local charities across the country through the Aldi Community Grants programme and we’re pleased to see the impact of our donation in local communities for County Laois."
Community Grants Programme
Aldi’s Community Grants programme helps fund local charities and community organisations that contribute vital work and services to their local communities.
Each local charity supported is chosen by Aldi employees, enabling them to help the good, local causes they are passionate about.
The Community Grants programme has supported 850 donations to local charities to date.
By the end of the year, the programme will have donated over €450,000 since its inception in 2016.
“The Community Grants programme is one example of how Aldi is committed to investing and partnering with local communities and charities across Ireland and we look forward to continuing this engagement into 2022,” Curtin added.
Operating three stores in Laois, Aldi highlighted that it is is deeply involved in the local community.
Aldi partners with a variety of Irish food and drink producers across Laois and spent €760,000 with its Laois suppliers in 2020.