Eckoh chooses Herts Young Homeless as Christmas Charity 2019

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12 Nov 2019

Christmas Charity Appeal to support local, vulnerable people.

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Eckoh (AIM: ECK), the Hemel Hempstead-based, global provider of Secure Payment products and Customer Contact solutions, has chosen Herts Young Homeless as their Christmas Charity for 2019.

Each year Eckoh's employees are asked to nominate a local or national charity to be the corporate charity that Eckoh support in their various Christmas fundraising events. This year, Herts Young Homeless was nominated by several members of staff and, across the company, it is felt to be a very worthwhile cause.

Herts Young Homeless is an independent registered charity, established in 1998, to help young people secure and maintain appropriate accommodation by providing information, support and help in a crisis. They cover an area that comprises of Stevenage, North Herts, Watford, Welwyn, Hatfield, Broxborne, as well as Dacorum. Every year Herts Young Homeless help over 2,300 vulnerable people get their lives back on track by offering services such as support, meditation, health, education and training.

Peter Hros, Head of HR at Eckoh commented "We love getting involved with our local community. One of Eckoh's core values is 'humanity,' so being proactive in supporting local causes and touching the lives of others is something we encourage in our employees and what we refer to as the 'Eckoh Way.' Supporting Herts Young Homeless and their valuable work with young, vulnerable people is a cause that Eckoh staff will wholeheartedly embrace. We look forward to raising as much as we can this 2019 Christmas season."

Eckoh has set up a 'Just Giving page' for anyone who is interested in making a donation.