Bristol Rovers Community Trust have won the prestigious Bristol Life Charity of the Year, for the second time in four years.
The charity arm of Bristol Rovers, were nominated alongside some of Bristol’s biggest charities who collectively do incredible to help those within our City.
The Community Trust deliver education, health, inclusion and sports projects to over 3800 people per week across the City, aiming to enhance, elevate and improve the lives of citizens within our communities. They are also responsible for developing the community element of our club and unlike other charities in the city, do this by engagement with an incredibly wide range of service users from all sectors of our community, regardless of age, gender, religion or background.
The Awards Evening that took place at Ashton Gate Stadium on Thursday evening, saw over 500 people from a wide range of industries across Bristol. The Trust were also thrilled to see many of their project partners receive awards in their respective categories. They would like to Congratulate Caring In Bristol, Bristol Pride and Talk Club who continue to collaborate with the Trust.
Community Trust CEO, Adam Tutton, said "We are absolutely delighted to have received this prestigious award for a second time and to be recognised as Charity of the Year in Bristol, with our partners at Caring in Bristol. We were nominated alongside some of Bristol's most well-known charities whose incredible work continue to inspire us all, so even to have been recognised as a finalist alongside these was a great honour. I’d also like to thank our staff, the Board of Trustees and the football club who all recognise the importance of our work in supporting our local community.”
The Community Trust is run solely from external funding and donations. If you would like to contribute to the work that the Community Trust within Bristol, you can make a donation by clicking HERE.