Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the Turkey – Syria Earthquake.
You may remember back in September we ran a buy 2 donate 1 promotion in partnership with Unilever in 750 Tesco stores across the UK. The support was overwhelming, and we received a whopping 400,000 personal care products donated from the promotion.
We’re working with Amazon, digital education charity, the Learning Foundation and education charity Teach First on a new scheme, Tech4Schools, to provide low-income schools serving disadvantaged communities with new devices, digital skills training and tech support.
We’re working with a host of strategic charity and corporate partners to help organisations in our network tackle digital poverty and increase digital access in their communities. In the last impact survey with our charitable network, over a fifth reported that technology, laptops, tablets and accessories were one of the most needed categories of product.
We understand that funding to run your vital support services remains a big concern for many, and we want to support wherever we can.
We believe everyone should feel Warmth this Winter; whether it’s through the clothes they wear, the warmth of feeling cared for and through the wonderful feeling of gifting.
The cost-of-living crisis continues to impact more and more people across the UK, with many households having to make tough decisions whether to heat their homes, pay the rent, eat or be clean.
As we start to move into winter, and the weather gets colder, we know you will continue to be valuable sources of warmth and support to your communities. To help you with this, we’ve rounded up these cold-weather related information and resources for you.
Last week our whole team came together to transform a mixed donation of toiletries and dental products from Colgate, into columns of shippable boxes of toothpaste and shelves of toiletries ready for re-packaging.
We are working in partnership with Business In The Community (BITC) to maximise the good that businesses can do in supporting communities.