11th October 2021 Hoofprints Miniature Haven is in running to win a share of a £1million Persimmon Homes Building Futures fund aimed at supporting under-18s across UK 1st need votes to win. Persimmon Homes East Midlands is backing hoofprints miniature haven to be a prize winner at a special event later this year, where cash awards of £100,000, £50,000 or £20,000 will be made to those with the most online votes. Barbara Mills, representing HOOFPRINTS said: “We’re so proud to be chosen as a regional finalist it’s given everyone a massive boost. Last 18 months+ have been extremely challenging for charities across UK, inc ourselves We have survived flooded premises – drought – brexit then covid so we’d really appreciate if people would get behind us and start voting. “If we could win any of the top 3 cash awards it would make a massive difference to our rescue + therapy centre.” We would be able to provide therapy and education opportunitiues to a massive amount of young people who need to recover from the stress’s of the last few months. it would enable us to get transport so we can visit schools and care homes taking our therapy animals to people who may not be able to travel to the centre HOOFPRINTS MINIATURE HAVEN It would mean the world to us if we could have your support.” Building Futures is delivered through the Persimmon Charitable Foundation in partnership with Team GB, the British Olympic Association. Through Building Futures, a total of 128 grants of £1,000 have been awarded to groups supporting sport / education & arts // health across Persimmon’s 31 regional businesses and its head office. £100,000 1st prize / £50,000 2nd prize /£20,000 3rd prize in each category a further 87 shortlisted projects will each receive £5,000.
We were awarded £5k which has been a fantastic addition to our finances