Wholesaler wins award for charity work
Wanis International Foods, a wholesaler based in East London, has been awarded the Business Community Award at the Business Champion Awards in recognition for its charity work.
Trading for nearly six decades, Wanis has been recognised for its strong record of charitable and philanthropic work locally, nationally and internationally, including;
- Supporting food banks across London.
- Donating fresh water pumps in Pakistan.
- Supporting Birmingham based charity, Prison Link.
- Supporting schools in Central Village, Jamaica.
- Partnering with the NHS Blood Service to encourage blood and organ donation within Black and Asian communities.
With more than 800 applicants to this year’s awards, Wanis had to beat off tough competition to win the gong.
Paul Harrison, Head of Community said: “It’s an honour and a privilege to receive this amazing award and be recognised for the work we do in all the communities we serve. As a food company, we’re in a unique position to make tangible change; we strive to harness the power that food has to bring people together.”
Wanis Director, Kapil Wadwani said: “We’re all really thrilled to receive this award. Our community work means a lot to all the Wanis family, so it’s amazing to be recognised.”
Saira Begum, the founder of PL84U, an interfaith charity that Wanis supports said: “Congratulations to Wanis on their well-deserved Community Award. Their support has proven invaluable to PL84U AL-SUFFA and the wider community and we look forward to our long and fruitful partnership.”Business Champion Awards Charity work Wanis International Foods