Charitable organisation SKylight shortlisted in prestigious awards
SKylight the charitable arm of Stockport Homes Group (SHG) is committed to transforming the lives of its customers and communities. SKylight aims to empower communities by supporting community-based projects. Throughout the cost of living crisis, SKylight’s projects have played a huge part in supporting the residents of Stockport, and now one of its projects ‘Furniture Recycling’ has been shortlisted for ‘Resident Advice & Support Programme’ at the Northern Housing Awards.
The Furniture Recycling Scheme is an essential part of delivering SKylights key aim to help transform lives in our local communities through collecting good quality furniture and gifting it to households in need to enable them to make their house into a home. Since April 2021, the team have collected items from over 960 homes and have delivered items to over 800 families in need.
SKylight hopes to bring home the award on May 2nd 2023 in Manchester.
Community projects like the Furniture Recycling scheme are now more important than ever, with the costs of living crisis, the need for affordable furniture is bigger than ever. I want to congratulate the team for their dedication to supporting those most in need, and I wish you the best of luck at the awards ceremony.Roger Phillips, Chair of SKylight Board
SKylight will join forces with their partnering organisations, Three Sixty, shortlisted for Best Repairs & Maintenance Team and Stockport Homes, who are shortlisted in three categories, Landlord of the year, Best Resident Involvement, Best Approach to Building Safety.