Covid-19 response sees 16 million meals provided to vulnerable

Covid-19 response sees 16 million meals provided to vulnerable

A mammoth effort by Asda, Sainsbury’s and XPO Logistics, with funding from Defra, has enabled the UK’s biggest food charity to distribute an additional 6,732 tonnes of food to vulnerable people through the Covid-19 pandemic – equivalent to 16 million meals. In response to a threefold increase in demand for... View Article

Rare Grazing NI goes PINK for breast cancer awareness month

Rare Grazing NI goes PINK for breast cancer awareness month

Enterprising twins Rachel and Rebecca Vance have created bespoke PINK grazing boxes which will be sold online in support of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland during October, breast cancer awareness month. The identical twins are the brains behind the Lisburn-based company Rare Grazing NI, which creates boxes of gorgeous goodies to... View Article

Glenisk & SuperValu support One Million Trees campaign

Glenisk & SuperValu support One Million Trees campaign

Self Help Africa ambassador, Ulster Rugby’s Rob Herring, has lent his support to the Northern Ireland charity’s local-to-global climate change action campaign here and in Africa by planting a tree. The charity is urging people to help the planet by taking the positive climate change action of contributing to the... View Article

Action Cancer launches Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Action Cancer launches Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Local service user Sonya Cassidy from Limavady has joined the Action Cancer team to launch Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM). Action Cancer is the only charity in the UK and Ireland to offer free breast screening to asymptomatic women aged 40–49 and over 70; those who fall outside the NHS... View Article

Lidl Northern Ireland charity partnership with NSPCC blossoms

Lidl Northern Ireland charity partnership with NSPCC blossoms

Lidl Northern Ireland has announced the second extension of its charity partnership with NSPCC Northern Ireland. The partnership will continue until 2022 with Lidl Northern Ireland increasing its fundraising commitment to £600,000 in support of NSPCC Northern Ireland’s vital services across the region. Established in 2017, the partnership has delivered... View Article

Pick up a pumpkin and raise funds for Action Cancer

Pick up a pumpkin and raise funds for Action Cancer

SuperValu and Centra have teamed up with local Co Armagh supplier Gilfresh, selling pumpkins across their network of stores this October with 50p from each sale going to charity partner Action Cancer. The retail brands have a long-standing partnership with the local charity, and are calling on their customers to... View Article

SPAR Craigyhill raises over £2,000 for Marie Curie

SPAR Craigyhill raises over £2,000 for Marie Curie

The team at SPAR Craigyhill did not let the recent Covid-19 restrictions dampen their fundraising efforts for Marie Curie last weekend. Instead of taking part in the Twilight Walk together as a team, individual staff members and their families trekked the local area in support of the charity which has... View Article

Belfast Telegraph awards Henderson Group’s CSR effort

Belfast Telegraph awards Henderson Group’s CSR effort

When EUROSPAR and ViVOXTRA retailers, staff and shoppers Made it to £1 Million for Cancer Fund for Children earlier this year, it was cause for huge celebration. And now, the team behind the campaign has won the Belfast Telegraph Business Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility for the partnership... View Article

Coca-Cola launches tailored #YouthEmpowered programme

Coca-Cola launches tailored #YouthEmpowered programme

Coca-Cola HBC has today launched a special edition of its #YouthEmpowered programme to support young people disproportionately affected by Covid-19. This free digital resource will be available to 18-30 years olds seeking insights and training; helping to build confidence and resilience as they navigate new career and learning opportunities. Delivered... View Article

MACE launches Skip to the Beat for NI Chest Heart and Stroke

MACE launches Skip to the Beat for NI Chest Heart and Stroke

Convenience retailer MACE is calling on people to grab their skipping ropes, turn up the volume to their favourite music track and Skip to the Beat in aid of charity partner, Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS). Taking place on Saturday, October 10, Skip to the Beat will raise... View Article