To celebrate the festive season, we’re offering members across all our locations the chance to win some very special Christmas hampers full of treats from local businesses. Each location has selected a charity and all proceeds will be donated to support vital work being done all over the country.
The charities we’re supporting cover a variety of sectors and all work tirelessly to help those in need and we’re delighted to be supporting them during the festive period.
The Lady Garden Foundation is a national women’s health charity, raising awareness and funding for gynaecological health. Started in 2014 they work to increase awareness, encourage people to be more open about gynaecological issues, and help them to recognise symptoms early.
Storehouse freely provides food, clothes and toiletry packs to families and individuals throughout Belfast who are experiencing extreme financial difficulty.
Gloucestershire’s only inpatient unit for specialist palliative care. They support people through their most difficult times and specialise in palliative care and family support. When it’s needed, they are there to help with end of life care.
Fareshare are a charity focused on tackling hunger in the UK and gained prominence last year as the charity supported by Marcus Rashford. Fareshare distributes food parcels to food banks throughout the UK. This is particularly important around Christmas time, and their Christmas Appeal was launched last week with the aim of feeding 1m children in Greater Manchester over the festive period.
Exeter’s charity for people who are homeless or vulnerably housed. For 25 years, they have been providing a range of support, housing and prevention services to help fill the gaps in services available to individuals in need.
Glasgow Care Foundation have been helping the people of Glasgow for over 140 years. For those who can not receive any assistance from other agencies and have exhausted all options – they can provide basic household goods. They also support key local community projects, families holidays and put back the magic into Christmas with food vouchers and toys for families.
Aiming to provide help and support to self-employed families, unable to attend work (and therefore have no income), due to the sudden and unexpected loss of a child.
Working in partnership with local authorities and police services by welcoming lost, stray and abandoned pets from all corners of Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Part of Cash for Kids, Mission Christmas aims to make sure that no child goes without a present under the tree this year. They work nationwide to support families in need.