Sainsbury's, Billet Street, Taunton announces new charity partnership for 2018

Following a successful year working with Love Musgrove, Sainsbury’s Billet Street Taunton is now pleased to reveal their new charity partner for 2018.

Over two weeks this June, customers were given the chance to vote in store and online for the store’s new charity partner, with Ups and Downs Southwest receiving the most votes. 

Ups and Downs Southwest are a fantastic charity, which supports families who have a child or young person with Down Syndrome.

Sainsbury’s Billet Street Taunton said: “We’re really excited to be working with Ups and Downs Southwest, supporting such a fantastic cause. Everyone in Billet Street, Taunton is looking forward to working together for a successful partnership.” 

Michelle Sugg, Fundraising and PR Officer for Ups and Downs Southwest added: “We’re delighted to be named the new Local Charity partner for Sainsbury’s Billet Street, Taunton. We’d like to thank everyone who votes for us, becoming the Local Charity partner will make a huge difference to us.” 

The Local Charity scheme is now entering its tenth year, with a partnership launch weekend set to take place across Sainsbury’s stores from August 3rd– 5th.

For more information about Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year scheme, visit