Waldridge Millennium Green Trust, based in Chester-le-Street, is one of six North-East charities that has received a financial boost following nominations from the public.
Funded from the Movement For Good awards, which was set up by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical, each nominated charity received £1,000.
The chosen charities join more than 500 other charities across the country, who have benefitted from Ecclesiastical’s scheme.
Joining Waldridge Millennium Green Trust in winning the cash is: The Breast Cancer Survival Trust in Seaham, Cleveland Independent Theatre Company in Darlington, Real Care Limited in Durham city, Hartlepool Special Needs Support Group and the Teesside Vineyard Church based in Stockton.
They were given the cash-boost following what the body called ‘overwhelming public support’.