How You Can Help the NSPCC by Switching Energy Supplier

First Utility, the UK’s largest independent energy supplier, has extended its partnership with the NSPCC to put more of its energy into helping children and families.

The gas and electricity provider has pledged to raise more than £200,000 over the next two years through a range of activities and offers to its customers, starting with £2 per month donations for two years with every switch to First Utility made through its website in May. By joining First Utility in this way, you can raise £48 for the NSPCC, which will pay for 12 children to speak to a ChildLine counsellor.

Customers can save an average of £229 per year* by switching to First Utility and energy company will be giving customers an opportunity to donate part or all of these savings to support the charity in addition to the £2 per month.

First Utility has supported the NSPCC since May 2013 with internal fundraising because it shares a commitment to empowering and engaging families across the UK and putting them in control. While the NSPCC helps families by protecting children, First Utility helps families by giving them ways to spend less on what they need and more on what they want.

Ian McCaig CEO of First Utility said:

“We’re ambitious for this partnership, aiming to raise £250,000 over the next two years. Both First Utility and the NSPCC fully believe every childhood is worth fighting for.”

Claire Hoyle NSPCC Head of Partnerships said:

“We’re hoping that households across the UK will join the fight for every childhood by switching to First Utility this May, and look forward to seeing First Utility staff getting involved and taking on fundraising challenges for children.”

Find out more about joining First Utility to support the NSPCC and take a look at other ways you can donate to the NSPCC to help them fight for every childhood.



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