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

Asda funds three new vans for FareShare Northern Ireland

Asda funds three new vans for FareShare Northern Ireland

FareShare Northern Ireland has added three new Asda-funded vans to its fleet, giving the charity capacity to provide 300,000 additional meals to vulnerable and low-income people a year. Based in Newtownabbey, it is one of the regional centres of FareShare UK, and reduces food waste by diverting quality, surplus food... View Article

GroceryAid Awareness Day returns for its second year

GroceryAid Awareness Day returns for its second year

GroceryAid, the national charity for the grocery industry, has announced that its second Awareness Day will be held on Tuesday 3rd March 2020. The day focuses on encouraging grocery colleagues to spread the word about the free emotional, practical and financial support available from GroceryAid. Last year’s Awareness Day saw... View Article

Air Ambulance NI receives £25,000 boost

Air Ambulance NI receives £25,000 boost

Boost Drinks has raised over £25,000 for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland over the past year, after selecting the life-saving service as its charity partner for 2019. Boost committed to raise funds and awareness to keep the helicopter and critical care medical team flying to serious trauma incidents. The partnership kicked... View Article