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Charity Fashion Show
Filco Supermarket at Llantwit Major supported the Llantwit Major Tangent Club host their Charity Fashion Show 19th October 2016. The event was a great success, and managed to raise £841.00 for the Welsh Air Ambulance Association.
Royal British Legion Llantwit Major
Filco Supermarkets contributed towards a plaque to commemorate all those who have suffered as a result of conflict throughout the world.
Cowbridge Comprehensive School
Filco Supermarket kindly donated produce to allow the Year 10 children of Cowbridge comprehensive School to cater a charity dinner. Visitors included parents, VIP’s, Governors and teachers, Around 80 People in total where served a First Class dinner.
Cowbridge Youth Rugby £250
Filco Supermarkets support Cowbridge Youth Rugby. Filco have made a donation of £250 through the Making A Difference Locally scheme. The money will be used to provide first aid support to the Cowbridge Youth squad. Gareth Petty,Youth Chairman said "We are extremely grateful for the support we've received from Filco Supermarkets, this will ensure the essential safety and well being of our players throughout the season
Youth Cancer Trust
raised £456.31
Royal Air Forces
RAFA were able to collect £427.00 over two days at filco store Llantwit Major
293 (Cowbridge) Squadron Air Cadets
We raised £250 for 293 Cowbridge Squadron Air Cadets through the making a difference locally scheme
Vale Volunteer bureau
30/03/2015 Our Making A Difference Locally Scheme raised £250 for the Vale Volunteer bureau
Vale Plus
26/05/2015 we raised £250 for Vale Plus through our Making A Difference Locally Scheme
Teenage Cancer Trust Wales
raised £250 for teenage Cancer Trust
Llantwit Major Rugby Club
Raised £750 with Llantwit Major Rugby Club 18/02/2015
Neighbour Scheme
Filco Made a Donation to Llantwit Major Good Neighbour Scheme. 8th June 2015
PEN Y BONT
Filco donated £3,000 to the local football team of Bridgend.
Youth Cancer Trust
Filco helped spread a awareness of the youth Cancer Trust and managed to raise £440 in February 2015
Macmillan Cancer Support
In 2015 Filco Supermarket donated £6056.81 to Macmillan Cancer support.
Macmillan Charity Run
Members of staff at Filco Supermarkets, including company director Matthew Hunt, Laced up their running shoes and joined this year's Cardiff Half Marathon while raising funds for Macmillan cancer Support. The Team of five from different stores across south Wales, took on the challenge and had a fantastic day! The Stores have already donated over £2,500 to Macmillan Cancer Support and have been working hard fundraising even more over the past year.
Macmillan Coffee Morning
In 2014 Filco supported the Macmillan Coffee Morning by providing a Raffle prize.
The Great Daffodil Appeal
Marie Curie Cancer Care Managed to raise £27.68 with the Great Daffodil Appeal 2014
Youth Cancer Trust
in 2014, Filco Helped raise £460.00 for the Youth Cancer Trust.
Youth Cancer Trust
Filco supported a fund raising event that raised £460.00 in 2014.
Summer Faye 2014
In Summer 2014 Llantwit Major Events organised a Summer Faye. Filco generously donated £100 towards this event. Filco continuously support events that take place within Llantwit Major and their Local community.
Llanilltyd Fawr
Llanilltyd Fawr in Flower are a local Charity that we have help in the past. We have generously donated raffle prizes to help with coffee morning such as this one that managed to raise a remarkable £1800. This money will be used to purchase flowers in order to keep the town bright and appealing.
Help The Heroes
In February 2014 Filco Supermarkets Made a donation of £120 and continue to offer aid and support to such a good cause.
Bryntirion Comprehensive School
Filco have made have raised funds and made donations to several schools around the south wales area. One in particular for 2013 was Bryntirion Comprehensive School.
Royal Air Forces Association
In 2014 Filco Supermarket have made several donations to help support the Royal Air Force Association.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Staff at Filco Supermarkets, including Spar Llantwit Major, Plaza Toymaster and RB’s have been raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The staff, in stores across south Wales, have raised a brilliant £2,500 so far and will be continuin...g their support of Macmillan for the next year. Matthew Hunt, director at Filco Supermarkets, said: “We are pleased and proud to be able to support such a worthwhile and valued organisation as Macmillan Cancer Support. All of us at Filco look forward to working with Macmillan to achieve their goal of raising awareness and money to continue their work. “We have plans to once again enter a team into the Cardiff Half Marathon.” Rebecca Parke, the Macmillan fundraising manager, said: “We are really pleased that the team at Filco Supermarkets have been raising money and awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support within their communities. We are really looking forward to working with all the staff over the coming year.”
Filco Supermarket Chain supports local servicemen and their Families buy donating £7490.46 !!!!
Filco presented a cheque to the armed forces charity SSAFA. SSAFA provides lifelong support to the forces and their families. The Filco group decided to support SSAFA after hearing about how local veterans are cared for by SSAFA’s army of volunteers. They were also impressed by SSAFA’s commitment to ensure that all the money they raised would go to help people in and around their stores in South Wales.

The cheque was presented at the BBC Club in Cardiff to the SSAFA Chairman of the Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Branch, Mr Ron Marston. Presenting the cheque on the night was Mr Matthew Hunt, owner/ director of Filco stores and Mr Nathan Walmsley, Store Group Manager.
Left to right: Matthew Hunt, Nathan Walmsely and Ron Marston

The cheque was for £7490.46 which added to the money Nathan Walmsely raised for the London Marathon adds up to over £10,000 raised for the charity.
Filco supermarkets raise funds to save lives !!!!
South Wales supermarket chain Filco, donated £1,000 to Cowbridge Community First Responders who help save lives in the local community.

The Nisa member's stores in Taibach, Llantwit major, Cowbridge, Caerau, North Cornelly, Sarn, Talbot Green, Bryntirion and Maesteg raised the monies for a defibrillator through their membership of Nisa and its Making A Difference Locally (MADL) charity. MADL is an independent registered charity created in 2008, which enables retailers to raise money through the sale of participating products promoted in store where a specified amount of the cost of the product is allocated to a fund.

Ian Hunt, managing director for Filco Supermarkets Ltd, said: "It is important to be part of your local community and we are delighted to put the money towards a piece of life-saving equipment. We are proud to be able to make a difference in our area.

"The Making A Difference charity is an easy way to raise funds for charities and worthy causes."

Lynne Duance from Cowbridge Community First Responders, said: "The £1,000 has enabled us to purchase an automated external defibrillator (AED) with the aim of shortening response times and hopefully helping to save lives in Cowbridge and the surrounding areas.

"The use of an AED can dramatically increase the chances of survival if a patient's heart stops beating- but it must be used promptly. Brain cells start to die within three to four minutes of a cardiac arrest and for every one minute delay in delivering the shock, the patient's chance of survival reduces by up to 10%."