Bedford children's charity gets cash boost from Amazon

Money will pay for programme to help parenting skills

By Clare Turner
Wednesday, 23rd September 2020, 3:02 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd September 2020, 3:05 pm

Staff and volunteers at Early Childhood Partnership (ECP) in Bedford have a received a cash boost thanks to Amazon.

The £1,000 donation will help support the charity’s programmes to enhance parenting skills, aspirations and self-esteem.

ECP delivers children’s centre services in Bedford and is made up of five organisations - Early Childhood Partnership, Families First Bedfordshire, FACES Bedford, Peter Pan Teaching School Alliance and One YMCA.

Early Childhood Partnership in Bedford

Shauli Ziv, general manager at Amazon in Milton Keynes, said: “The services that ECP offers are invaluable and help to shape the minds, skills and lives of children, young people, and parents in our community. We are proud to be making this donation and we thank the staff and volunteers at ECP for their continuous efforts.”

Helen Letting, children's centre manager, at ECP, said: “This donation from Amazon will contribute towards the wide range of services that we offer across our community. We rely on donations to sustain the support that we offer to parents and children in Bedford and we thank Shauli and his team for their donation.”