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27th November 2019

Today is the UN’s World Children’s Day, to help raise awareness of children’s rights and issues affecting youth, such as lack of education, safe places to live, play and learn, and the impact of violence, bullying and poverty on children. We’ve written many times about the child poverty levels in the UK being a silent […]

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30th October 2019

The Bleak Houses report by the Children’s Commissioner for England estimates there could be more than 210,000 children without a permanent home in England. It costs us just 51p to help a vulnerable family – you can donate here. Child poverty in the UK is a silent scandal. While we remain the 7th wealthiest country […]

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27th September 2019

The back to school season is upon us, and children and adults across the land have been making back to school lists, sharpening pencils, buying new school uniforms and the ever essential sticky back plastic. For many the long summer break heralds six weeks of fun, cultural enrichment and family holidays basking in summer sunshine. […]

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19th July 2019

Hard to believe we are half-way through the year already. It’s this time of year when we start our Christmas appeal so we are ready in time to help the most vulnerable families and children living in severe poverty right here in the UK. When we think of Christmas, we think of warm, cosy, safe, […]

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16th May 2019

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week. All week businesses, media outlets and schools are doing their bit to raise the profile of mental ill health, and make it everyday acceptable and visible. A sense of belonging is at the heart of mental ill health, that we’re not good enough, slim enough, witty enough, clever enough to […]

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16th May 2019

We are about to spring forward into British Summer Time and that can only mean one thing: yes, it’s time for a Spring Clean. If you are a business that is stock taking, clearing out your warehouse or rebranding – please help us by donating your surplus stock. It will have a huge benefit to […]

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27th February 2019

It is with much pride (and exhaustion) that we announce the launch of our brand spanking new website. We think it looks gorgeous, and we hope you do too. It’s packed with news and features, however the hero functionality of the site is the simplification of distributing your surplus goods. Go take a look around. […]

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29th January 2019

Following your fantastic response to our 2017 Christmas Appeal, we teamed up again in 2018 with local charities up and down the country. We launched our Christmas appeal to provide gifts for vulnerable children so they would have a present to open on Christmas morning and in turn, support their development by providing items like […]

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1st February 2019

It’s been just over three weeks since the tragic death of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in our home city of Leicester, but the football fans have already created a football anthem to honour his outstanding contribution to English football, and to Leicester especially. The 60-year-old Thai billionaire was among five people killed when his helicopter crashed shortly […]

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1st February 2019

This week it was announced that the joy of dance is to be prescribed by NHS doctors to tackle loneliness. We agree. We would throw to the joy and exuberance that Strictly Come Dancing has given us over the years. This month we want to highlight the gift of joy that you, our business donors […]

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