Caring and Sharing Association (CASA) awarded €500 by Aldi Longford store

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The Caring and Sharing Association (CASA) is the latest charity to benefit from Aldi’s Community Grants programme.

Aldi’s Longford store staff have awarded the charity a €500 grant in recognition of its tremendous work within the local community and to help support its vital services.

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The €500 grant was presented to Bernie Belton and Frances Tynan from CASA by Bernadette Rhatigan, Aldi’s Longford store 'Charity Champion'.

Now in its third year, hundreds of charities have been supported by the programme to date with over €200,000 donated by Aldi.

John Curtin, Group Buying Director, Aldi Ireland, said: “We are delighted our Longford store employees have chosen to support CASA as it plays a pivotal role in supporting people with disabilities in the local Longford community and beyond.”

Aldi’s Longford town store is deeply involved in the local community.

Through Aldi’s partnership with FoodCloud, the store has donated over 12,000 meals to local charities to date, while as Foróige’s lead sponsor since 2015, Aldi has helped support initiatives including the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards and the Aldi Foróige Junior Baking Competition.

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