Our manager Bev was at NCP’s Fryer Street car park in Wolverhampton today to celebrate the launch of the parking provider’s new initiative to help raise money for our very brave children.
Bev Bird with Brad Holcombe, NCP’s Outer Birmingham Cluster Manager, at the car park in Fryer Street Wolverhampton
From today [1 August], NCP will donate 10p from every parking ticket sold via the Fryer Street car park ticket machines, by phone or online (excluding season tickets) to our charity. NCP Business Manager for the West Midlands, Sue Winmill, said: “Our Fryer Street car park offers affordable, convenient parking right in the heart of Wolverhampton. It is popular with commuters, shoppers and theatre-goers alike, and with an average of 500 cars passing through its barriers every week, we’re confident we should be able to donate well over £2,000 a year to the charity. Promise Dreams receives no grants or government funding, but they do such sterling work that we felt they deserved a little extra help. If our donations help to make dreams come true, even for just a handful of children, it will be worthwhile. NCP’s own nominated charity this year is children’s hospitals, and Promise Dreams works closely with children’s hospitals across the country, so we felt the two tied in really nicely.”
We are delighted NCP have chosen Promise Dreams to receive 10p from every ticket purchased at its Fryer Street car park. The partnership will not only mean more people hearing about our small charity as they use the popular central car park to easily access Wolverhampton city centre, it will also raise a substantial amount of money for our charity over the next year which will help us to help some very special children have their dream. Sometimes their dream is to go on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday to Disneyland, and sometimes it is simply a few days at the seaside with their brothers and sisters. Often their dream might be sensory equipment to transform their bedroom into a calming haven.
We can’t thank NCP enough for choosing to support us through this initiative and would encourage anyone visiting Wolverhampton to use the car park whenever possible so that they can help us reach even more families in need.