Asda NI stores donate more than 100,000 meals to local charities

Asda NI stores donate more than 100,000 meals to local charities

Asda Northern Ireland stores have reached a significant milestone in the retailer’s Fight Hunger Create Change programme, with more than 100,000 meals donated to local charities since September 2018. The Fight Hunger Create Change programme is a partnership between Asda, FareShare and The Trussell Trust to fight food poverty and... View Article

SuperValu & Centra help Action Cancer deliver schools programme

SuperValu & Centra help Action Cancer deliver schools programme

SuperValu and Centra are calling for help in encouraging local schools to avail of Action Cancer’s Health Action Programme; an initiative encouraging young people to make healthier lifestyle choices. In operation since 2003 and having worked with nearly 500,000 pupils so far across Northern Ireland, the programme operates both at... View Article

Lidl introduces reusable fruit and veg bags in Northern Ireland

Lidl introduces reusable fruit and veg bags in Northern Ireland

Lidl is laying claim as the first retailer in Northern Ireland to announce the introduction of reusable fruit and vegetable bags. Available from September across its 38 local stores, the reusable fruit and vegetable bags are designed to give customers a sustainable choice and reduce plastic use and waste in... View Article

SuperValu launches search to find local community superstars

SuperValu launches search to find local community superstars

Community foodmarket retailer SuperValu is encouraging people to nominate their local heroes, as it launches its search to find Northern Ireland’s most inspirational individuals. Returning for the third year, the SuperValu SuperStars initiative recognises and celebrates the real-life superstars who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, to... View Article

Marathon fundraising efforts help Creightons raise £8,000 for local cancer charities

Marathon fundraising efforts help Creightons raise £8,000 for local cancer charities

Two local cancer charities have been boosted by £8,000 thanks to a huge fundraising drive by the team at Creightons. Staff across the group’s three supermarkets in South Belfast decided to raise funds for Cancer Fund for Children and Friends of the Cancer Centre; two charities close to many of... View Article

Lynch’s lift fundraising total by almost £2,800

Lynch’s lift fundraising total by almost £2,800

Lynch’s Foodstores is celebrating after raising almost £2,800 for Marie Curie during the 2019 Blooming Great Tea Party, recently held in its stores in Dungiven and Claudy. Blooming Great Tea Party is an annual fundraiser where tea and cake are offered in return for a donation to the terminal illness... View Article

Mackle Petfoods launches charity partnerships across island of Ireland

Mackle Petfoods launches charity partnerships across island of Ireland

Mackle Petfoods, the Co Tyrone based owner of the Naturo, Brandy and Cat Club brands has launched its first official charity partnerships, worth almost £11,000, with six animal welfare and rescue organisations across Ireland. Limerick Feral Cats, Fairyglen in Roscommon, Animal Aid Donegal, North Dublin Cat Recue, Cats Aid Dublin... View Article

Forest Feast completes marathon challenge and raises over £4.5k for Marie Curie

Forest Feast completes marathon challenge and raises over £4.5k for Marie Curie

Michael Hall (centre-L), Managing Director at Forest Feast, presents a cheque for over £4.5k to Marie Curie representative, Sandra Spence (centre-R). The impressive sum was a result of fundraising efforts by Forest Feast staff who ran the Belfast Marathon in relay teams and colleague Gemma Whitehouse who completed the 26.2... View Article

McVitie’s backs Mental Health Initiative with nationwide voucher giveaway

McVitie’s backs Mental Health Initiative with nationwide voucher giveaway

7 February 2019: McVitie’s is joining forces with charity initiative Time to Change, to help promote conversations around mental health on Time to Talk Day today (7 February 2019). The UK’s best-selling biscuit brand is supporting this year’s event by donating up to 12,000 vouchers for its McVitie’s Biscuits range,... View Article

SPAR NI staff and shoppers contribute over £200,000 towards Marie Curie milestone

SPAR NI staff and shoppers contribute over £200,000 towards Marie Curie milestone

SPAR NI has announced today that their staff initiatives and shopper donations have helped push SPAR’s UK-wide total for Marie Curie over £1 million. SPAR stores here began fundraising at the start of the partnership in March 2017 and have contributed over £200,000 to the UK-wide total, which is the... View Article