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Moy Park Spreads Holiday Cheer to County Antrim Schools

by | Dec 16, 2023

Moy Park has delighted five County Antrim primary schools with generous £500 donations, bringing a touch of holiday magic to their festive celebrations. This philanthropic initiative forms part of the company’s 80th anniversary celebrations, where it sought to express gratitude to its local communities in both Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

Moy Park launched an online Christmas competition, inviting nominations for deserving local schools. The overwhelming response, with over 7,000 entries, resulted in the selection of 40 winning schools, each receiving a £500 grant to enhance their Christmas festivities.

The delighted schools, including Knockahollet Primary School in Ballymena, Creavery Primary School in Antrim, Diamond Primary School in Cullybackey, Carrickfergus Central Integrated Primary School, and Sunnylands Primary School in Carrickfergus, expressed their immense gratitude for the unexpected generosity.

Ellen Wright, Moy Park Senior Brand Manager, shared her enthusiasm for the initiative, stating, “The response from our surrounding communities has been truly heartwarming! We had over 7,000 entries to the online competition, and we’re delighted to have selected 40 schools in NI and GB to receive £500 to help them create magical moments this festive season.”

She further emphasized Moy Park’s commitment to giving back to its local communities, noting, “As we celebrate our 80th birthday, we’re thrilled to support our local schools during this special time of year. We hope these donations bring an extra sparkle to their festivities.”

The heartwarming gesture of Moy Park has undoubtedly spread holiday cheer among these lucky schools and their communities, making their Christmas season truly magical. This act of kindness serves as a testament to the company’s values and its dedication to fostering a positive impact on those around it.

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