Insurance company Aviva, luxury department store Harrods, footwear brand Dune London, clothing apparel company UNIQLO and sport and footwear brand Nike, are amongst those organisations working with Goods For Good donating money, services and overstocked goods. Their support means life-changing essentials will reach families in need in some of the world’s most vulnerable places such as Ukraine, the Middle East, Nigeria and Moldova.
Since the pandemic our online events have been vital for us to help raise the funds needed to sustain our charity and support individuals and families in need both in the UK and overseas. By buying a ticket for our online interactive quiz on Sunday 26th March you’ll be helping us support thousands of vulnerable people in need all around the world.
Founder and CEO Rosalind Bluestone has been awarded an MBE by King Charles in recognition for her outstanding service and contribution to vulnerable communities around the world.
On Wednesday 8th June 2022, we were delighted to welcome a delegation from global clothing apparel company, UNIQLO to our Head Office in Watford, Hertfordshire. It was a chance to thank our Aid Partner for the support they have given us over the last five years.
In light of the escalation of internal armed conflict in Ukraine, we have increased our efforts sending essential goods including bedding, hygiene products, food and warm clothes, to those displaced by the conflict as well as refugees fleeing or hiding from violence in the country.
The COVID-19 pandemic, cost of living and energy crisis and the war in Ukraine has caused many more families to slip into poverty. As a result we have seen our network of charity partners grow by 100% as we work hard to respond to the huge increase in need over the last two years. As the need in the community continues to grow, we have launched our Humanitarian Aid Partnership; an opportunity for corporate organisations, businesses of any size and individuals to collaborate with the charity; either by donating goods, donating funds or fundraising.
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February, we have been working closely with our network of trusted charity partners to deliver aid to a number of humanitarian aid hubs at the borders in Poland, Moldova, Romania, Hungary as well as in Ukraine itself.
From local community football leagues to holiday programmes for disadvantaged children, the goods we've delivered as part of our Sport For Good initiative have provided individuals with access to activities they wouldn't ordinarily be able to take part in.
Did you know 600 million people worldwide don’t own a single pair of shoes and a staggering 300 million of these are children? This makes them extremely vulnerable to infection from soil-transmitted diseases and parasites.
Earlier this month we visited children's charity Little Village to welcome them to Watford and find out how we could support them. There was so much synergy during our visit that a wonderful collaboration was borne.