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Stoves relaunches Community Kitchens Competition

* Stoves-community-kitchens.jpgA competition, by British cooking brand Stoves, offering community kitchen projects, charities and organisations the chance to win kitchen appliances to support their work, has reopened for entries.

The £10,000 Stoves Community Kitchens campaign, which aims to transform kitchen facilities on community projects across the UK, has been running for three years. In that time, it has helped a wide range of organisations including youth clubs, schools for children with additional learning needs, community projects that support the homeless, a pensioners' dinner club and organisations that help to educate people of all ages about cooking, food and nutrition.

* Stoves-Prescot-Pensioners.jpgThe competition asks people to nominate their charity or organisation and explain why it has a positive impact on the local community.

In the previous phase of the competition in late 2017, the first prize of £5,000 of Stoves cooking appliances went to Joel Community Project, which provides food, friendship and shelter to people experiencing homelessness, in Kingston-upon-Thames.

Other projects that received appliance packages included the Prescot Pensioner's Dinner Club, which is a volunteer-led community group that feeds up to 40 older people once a week, and Easington Youth Club, which provides a safe place for children to meet, play, interact and learn new skills such as baking and cooking.

* Stoves-Dorothy-Goodman.jpgThe competition has now re-opened for entries, with a brand new website - which also features case studies on previous winners.

Nominations are open until Thursday March 29th, with a shortlist to be announced in mid-April which will then be put to a public vote. The projects which receive the most votes will then be awarded bronze, silver and gold prize packages of appliances, worth between £2,000 and £5,000.


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