This year, Lumiere supporters could have their gift matched by County Durham Community Foundation, unlocking additional funding for the Lumiere Learning and Participation programme and the Foundation’s Poverty Hurts Appeal.

The Poverty Hurts Appeal unites businesses and communities in fighting poverty and enriching lives for families and individuals across County Durham.

This year Lumiere supporters have helped the Foundation fight poverty and enrich the lives of thousands of people, here are some of the businesses making a difference in County Durham.

DTZ Investors (Walkergate) are offer real estate investment and asset management, with Walkergate as part of their portfolio. Situated in the heart of Durham, Walkergate offers a selection of stylish bars and family restaurants, and is a regular spot for interactive Lumiere installations.

Find out more about how your business can be part of the match funding scheme at Lumiere and support even more vulnerable communities in County Durham by visiting the Lumiere website.