GroceryAid enhances helpline amid coronavirus crisis

GroceryAid enhances helpline amid coronavirus crisis

Emotional and practical support for grocery colleagues has never been more important than during the Covid-19 crisis, so GroceryAid is pleased to introduce additional services to its Helpline: GroceryAid’s 24/7 freephone, confidential Helpline will now have trained BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) counsellors answering calls to provide immediate... View Article

National Lottery allocates up to £300m for Covid-19 response

National Lottery allocates up to £300m for Covid-19 response

Up to £300m will be used to support the most vulnerable in communities across the UK during the coronavirus crisis, thanks to National Lottery players. By playing The National Lottery, £30m is raised every week on average by National Lottery players for projects big and small across the country. Hundreds... View Article

Retailers raise £1m for Cancer Fund for Children

Retailers raise £1m for Cancer Fund for Children

Over 60 EUROSPAR and VIVOXTRA retailers from across Northern Ireland have marked Cancer Fund for Children’s first ever £1m milestone with a corporate partner at the opening of a special garden in Newcastle, Co Down. The Fairy Garden was unveiled at the charity’s Daisy Lodge therapeutic centre during a celebration... View Article

Musgrave NI raises incredible £200K through charity partnership

Musgrave NI raises incredible £200K through charity partnership

Local wholesaler, Musgrave NI, has celebrated raising £200,000 in just 4 years for leading local health charity, Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS). This extraordinary amount, raised by both MACE and Musgrave MarketPlace, enables the charity to support a staggering 3,372 chest, heart and stroke survivors each year through... View Article

Ulster Grocer recognised for support of Groceryaid

Ulster Grocer recognised for support of Groceryaid

Ulster Grocer/Independent News & Media has received a silver award from GroceryAid, reflecting its efforts to support the grocery industry charity in 2019, and representing an upgrade from its bronze award achieved in previous years. As well as extensive coverage and marketing of local and national GroceryAid events and initiatives... View Article

Dizzee Rascal joins Barcode Festival lineup

Dizzee Rascal joins Barcode Festival lineup

Industry charity GroceryAid has announced Dizzee Rascal, Becky Hill and Scott Mills will be joining Bastille in the final line up for Barcode Festival 2020. Following the success of last year, Barcode Festival will return to London on July 2 at new creative venue Magazine with over 3,500 grocery colleagues... View Article

Dale Farm forms a charity partnership with Cancer Focus NI

Dale Farm forms a charity partnership with Cancer Focus NI

Dale Farm and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland have joined forces to raise £20,000 for the charity during 2020. The money raised will all stay in Northern Ireland to help local cancer patients and their families at one of the most difficult times of their lives. Staff at Dale Farm will... View Article

Spring to support Marie Curie across NI SPAR stores

Spring to support Marie Curie across NI SPAR stores

SPAR stores across Northern Ireland are selling bunches of fresh daffodils in support of Marie Curie and its 2020 Great Daffodil Appeal. Bright and cheerful freshly cut daffodils are now on sale in local  SPAR stores at only £1 for the duration of the flower season. Ten pence from the... View Article

Drinkaware partners with Asda to promote Drink Free Days

Drinkaware partners with Asda to promote Drink Free Days

Alcohol education charity Drinkaware has partnered with Asda for a fourth year to promote responsible drinking to the retail giant’s customers. The one-day event, on Friday 17 January, saw Drinkaware stalls set up in 47 Asda stores across the UK, with trained Drinkaware ambassadors advising and engaging with customers. This... View Article

Forest Feast sponsors Aquasprint for a 10th consecutive year

Forest Feast sponsors Aquasprint for a 10th consecutive year

Local healthy snack brand Forest Feast has launched its sponsorship of the Aquasprint Junior Swimming League for a 10th consecutive year. Forest Feast has always supported swimming from a grassroots level and aims to encourage young people to be more active and uphold healthy and nutritious lifestyles by taking an... View Article