Bestway donate £100,000 to Action for Children charity

19 November 2014 by
Bestway donate £100,000 to Action for Children charity

The Bestway Group has donated £100,000 to Action for Children, the main beneficiary of the group's Royal Ascot Charity Race.

UK charity Action for Children helps more than 300,000 children and young people across 650 diverse projects and focuses on prevention rather than cure and intervenes at the earliest possible opportunity to prevent children being irreparably scarred by their experiences.

The scope of their work covers children's' homes, fostering, disability centres, young carer support, homelessness and campaigning for social and political change.

Zameer Choudrey, chief executive of the Bestway Group, commented: "The Asian community has traditionally placed family above all other aspects of life and the community is extremely fortunate to have these bonds, which sometimes we may take for granted. Many people however do not have these unions, often through no fault of their own.

"Action for Children does an incredible job of instilling self-belief and confidence into disadvantaged children, irrespective of their start in life or life experiences, ensuring each child fulfils their true potential. At Bestway we are delighted to be working with Action for Children and salute the tremendous role they play within society."

Bestway's Royal Ascot Charity Race Day is now in its 21st year and has raised millions of pounds for worthwhile charities including The Prince's Trust, The Royal Marsden, Barnardos, Crimestoppers, Dyslexia Action and many others.

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