Ladbrokes trust gives £750,000 to charities in 2010

Howard Lake | 14 January 2011 | News

Ladbrokes In the Community Charitable Trust (LICCT), the charitable arm of betting and gaming company Ladbrokes, made grants of £750,000 to charities during 2010.
It focuses its giving on those charities that provide sports or leisure to disabled or disadvantaged people. The money is raised primarily by its employees taking part in various fundraising activities. It has given £5 million to charity since its was established in 2003.
Among the charities benefiting from grants in 2010 were the British Association for Adoption & Fostering, which received £100,000, and Cerebral Palsy Sport which received £6,000 to fund its National Athletics Championship.
Richard Royal, Head of Public Affairs at Ladbrokes said: “Many of our shops act as community hubs and we do an awful lot of charitable and community work, supporting hundreds of charities throughout the UK, employing 14,000 people and making a massive contribution to the economy”.