Topic UK Announces Charity Partner

18 October 2016

TopicUK Wakefield’s business to business magazine has announced their annual charity partner for 2017.

Throughout 2017, TopicUK will be working alongside Penny Appeal, who are based on Wood Street in Wakefield.

Penny Appeal was set up in 2009 to provide poverty relief across Asia, the Middle East and Africa by offering water solutions, organising mass feedings, supporting orphan care and providing emergency food and medical aid. Since then they have transformed lives and empowered communities around the world, helping to break the poverty cycle and build brighter futures.

Their work and teams have grown considerably in the past few years, allowing them to launch many new campaigns and work in even more crisis-hit countries.

Penny Appeal’s way of doing charity is simple, and has a massive impact. They make charitable giving affordable and rewardable, ensuring everyone can help those in desperate need by donating just a few pennies each day. 

“They take small change and make a big difference with it.”                                                                 

“We are delighted to be working with Penny Appeal,” said TopicUK Group Editor Gill Laidler. “

We were introduced to their Wakefield born Chairman Adeem Younis recently and were astonished at the amount of work Adeem and his team do around the world.

Adeem Younis, Chairman for Penny Appeal Commented,

‘’We are doing some great work across Wakefield, supporting the homeless, helping families with domestic abuse and providing support to the refugee community here in  Wakefield. Being a Wakefield lad myself, I’m very proud to we are very proud that Penny Appeal are based in Wakefield and want to help more of the local community and reach out further across the UK nationwide. We do a lot of work with the children and the elderly and all our international projects have sister programmes replicated within the UK.’’

‘’It’s a real honor for Penny Appeal to be chosen by Topic UK, one of the leading business magazines as a charity partner, Topic has a real understanding and presence in the business community. Which obviously is a fantastic way to raise our awareness further’’ Adeem commented.

“Over the coming months we will report on the work they are doing and hope that the people of Wakefield will get behind this fantastic cause and support them.”