Suma Wholefoods, a pioneering worker co-operative renowned for its commitment to equality and sustainability, is proud to announce its new role as a Corporate Gold Sponsor for Calderdale and Kirklees WomenCentre. This sponsorship marks a significant milestone in the longstanding partnership between Suma Wholefoods and the WomenCentre, reinforcing our shared values and dedication to supporting the local community.

Commitment to Community and Equality

Suma Wholefoods has always been guided by the principles of cooperation, equality, and social responsibility. As an equal pay worker co-operative, we believe in the power of collective effort and the importance of supporting organisations that align with our core values. Calderdale and Kirklees WomenCentre, with its tireless work in empowering women, advocating for gender equality, and providing essential support services, perfectly embodies these principles.

A Legacy of Support

Our relationship with the WomenCentre spans many years, during which we have consistently supported their initiatives. This enduring support stems from our belief in the critical role that the WomenCentre plays in fostering a more equitable and inclusive society. Their comprehensive services, ranging from counseling and domestic abuse support to education and advocacy, have made a profound impact on countless lives in our community.

Strengthening Our Partnership

By becoming a Corporate Gold Sponsor, Suma Wholefoods is deepening its commitment to the WomenCentre and its mission. This sponsorship will enable the WomenCentre to expand its programs, reach more individuals in need, and continue to be a beacon of hope and support for women in Calderdale and Kirklees.

A Shared Vision for the Future

“Our partnership with Calderdale and Kirklees WomenCentre is a natural extension of Suma Wholefoods’ cooperative principles and our dedication to social justice,” said Sophie Ziegler-Jones, Comms and PR Lead at Suma Wholefoods. “We are honored to be able to support such a vital organisation and contribute to the empowerment of women in our community.”

About Suma Wholefoods

Founded in 1977, Suma Wholefoods is the largest equal pay worker co-operative in Europe, based in Elland, West Yorkshire. We distribute vegetarian, organic, and ethically sourced products across the UK and internationally. Our cooperative model ensures that every worker has an equal say in the running of the business, embodying our commitment to fairness, transparency, and shared success.

About Calderdale and Kirklees WomenCentre

Calderdale and Kirklees WomenCentre is a leading charity dedicated to supporting women and children in the West Yorkshire area. Offering a wide range of services including mental health support, domestic abuse assistance, and educational programs, the WomenCentre is committed to creating a safer, more equitable community for all.

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