As a responsible business that makes a positive contribution to society, Samworth Brothers is committed to helping our local and wider communities.

Charity Challenge

Samworth Brothers Charity Challenge is a fundraising triathlon-style event which takes place every two years and has raised more than £2.2 million for charity since it was launched in 2007.

In June, teams in the 2019 Samworth Brothers Charity Challenge triumphed over tough conditions to raise an amazing £318,000 for charity. Nearly 100 teams of four took part in the two gruelling 10-hour Charity Challenge event on Exmoor. Samworth Brothers’ people, customers and suppliers were involved, and each team committed to raising a minimum of £2,000 to the charity of their choice.

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Sports Opportunity Fund

The Samworth Brothers Sports Opportunity Fund supports deserving community sports projects close to Samworth Brothers’ locations. The Fund was launched in October 2013 and has made over 200 financial awards and commitments to date, totalling over £2 million.

Organisations and sports clubs that have benefited from our awards have included Leicester Warriors Basketball Club, Waterfront Sports and Education Academy, Leicester Electric Cricket Club, MOVE charity, Saffron Young Peoples’ Project, Leicestershire County Netball Association, Melton Mowbray Swimming Club, Callington Cricket Club…….

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​Local community initiatives

Each of our businesses also has links with organisations in its local community. Employees at all levels volunteer their time and the wide range of projects / activities they support include:

  • Helping young people improve their literacy, numeracy and employability skills
  • Supporting communities through practical group projects

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