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Airmic donates £1000 to tackle literacy in North Yorkshire communities

Airmic has given £1000 to the National Literacy Trust's North Yorkshire Coast Hub - a project to tackle low literacy levels in the area's local communities.

As part of its mission to ensure risk management has a positive impact on communities, each year Airmic donates to a charity that helps the lives of people in the close proximity of its annual conference, which this year will be in Harrogate.

The National Literacy Trust is Airmic's charity of the year, chosen by chairman Lynda Lucas. It trains early years staff and volunteers to work with parents and children aged three to five, building parents' confidence so that they can support their children's communication, language and literacy skills at home. Airmic's annual dinner raised over £10,000 for the charity in December last year.

The £1000 donation will be used to support a range of projects and initiatives in the North Yorkshire communities of Whitby, Scarborough and Filey, with a focus on giving young people the literacy skills they need to succeed in life as well as working to ensure there are more good secondary school places available to young people.

Read more about the charity here.

Visit the charity website here.