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Basepoint Gosport to Support Home-Start Gosport & Fareham


The Basepoint operated Gosport Business Centre is pleased to announce that it has chosen Home-Start Gosport & Fareham as its nominated charity for 2013.

Home-Start Gosport & Fareham is a local branch of the UK’s leading family support charity. They provide non-judgmental practical and emotional support and help build the family’s confidence and ability to cope, helping more families than any other family support charity in the UK.

Basepoint Business Centres, who specialise in the development and operation of flexible business, innovation and enterprise centre’s, is owned by The ACT Foundation, a leading grant making charity, dedicated to improving the quality of life of those in need. As such, each centre is dedicated to fundraising for a selected charity and The ACT Foundation match funds any money raised by the chosen charity, up to the value of £10,000 per centre.

Sarah-Jane Scott, the local scheme manager for Home-Start Gosport & Fareham, comments: “We are delighted to be chosen as Gosport Business Centre’s Charity of the Year. This opportunity will allow us to raise much needed funds to help continue our unique home visiting service to families with children under five years old in the Gosport and Fareham Boroughs. We are very grateful to the centre and look forward to working in partnership with them.”

Andrew Weston, centre manager at Basepoint, Gosport Business Centre adds: “We are really looking forward to forging closer links with Home-Start Gosport & Fareham. They do a wonderful job in supporting local families and I know of at least one who works at the business centre that has benefited from their help in the past.”