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Cambridge United get charity support to extend employability program

By Ben Comber

Cambridge United Community Trust
Cambridge United Community Trust

Property consultants kick-off charity expansion

People in Cambridgeshire will be given more opportunity by Cambridge United Community Trust’s (CUCT) to help find jobs across the region.

Property consultants Bidwells are now sponsoring Cambridge United’s charity arm to enable a whole new strand of inspiring activities at educational events and in secondary schools.

Employability in action at CUFC is delivers projects for adult mainstream education opportunities – from creating a CV, learning interview techniques and understanding application processes to far more focused activities such as a computer coding.

Danny Kerrigan, Community Trust Manager, states: “Bidwells’ support will allow us to continue to develop our employability work, which aims to broaden the possibilities young people in Cambridgeshire perceive for their future, as well as providing an extra source of inspiration – we are delivering more with thanks to Bidwells.”

Richard Pilsworth, Head of Bidwells Cambridge, said of the collaboration: “Bidwells is delighted to support Cambridge United Community Trust by teaming up as a corporate partner. The charity has an immense impact on helping the local community and we are proud to play a role in supporting its vital work.

“Cambridge has been home to Bidwells for 177 years and we strive to support our local community wherever we can. CUCT’s innovate approach to helping others is one we fully admire and we were keen to come on-board and work with this charity, which has such a positive impact on so many young lives.”


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