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Empowering Change Through Sport: Introducing Goods For Good's Sport For Good Initiative

Sports programs can create stable and inclusive communities and have the power to create a significant social impact on individuals and communities alike. Working with organisations who support vulnerable communities we have recently launched the pilot of our Sports For Good initiative which will deliver sports kit and footwear, so those people in need so they have the means to access services and support networks available to them.

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33000 pounds

Together we've raised £33,000

On Sunday 21st March we hosted our second online fundraisers – our BIG NIGHT IN SPRING QUIZ EXTRAVAGANZA! and it was a fantastic evening.

 

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International Womens Day

IWD 2021 Interview with Rosalind Bluestone

Today we join the world in celebrating International Women’s Day. The theme this year is #ChooseToChallenge and we talked to our CEO, Rosalind Bluestone about what prompted her to set up the charity 6.5 years ago, what International Women’s Day means to her and why it’s so important for women to stand united and to lift each other up.

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JVN volunteering awards

JVN Volunteer Awards 2020

Every year JVN celebrates volunteers and the amazing work they do presenting several awards to some of the community’s most outstanding volunteers. The JVN Volunteering Awards have been held annually since 2014 with this year's event being held last night (Tuesday 2nd March).

 

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Prams for good

Prams for Good

We are delighted to announce our latest initiative - Prams for Good. The initiative, which aligns perfectly with our mission as a charity, aims is to take back pushchairs that are in good condition from families, influencers, brands and celebrities, and re-distribute them via a network of independent retailers, logistics companies and local charities to families in need across the UK and overseas.

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Kindness Economy

When the Green Economy becomes the Kindness Economy

I recently listened to a TEDTalk from Mary Portas where she talked about the emergence of the Kindness Economy “An economy built on awareness and sentience.” As someone who runs a charity that supports vulnerable individuals and families in need, I share Mary’s sentiment that kindness is a word rarely associated with business but one that is fundamental to the future success of business.

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Nappy Appeal - donate unwanted nappies

In 2020 The Trussell Trust reported that more than 1.2 million emergency food parcels were given to people struggling to afford essentials with 2,600 food parcels being provided every day to children in the first six months of the pandemic. It's natural that the first thing anyone thinks to donate to a food bank is food but toiletries and hygiene products, such as nappies and baby wipes are also extremely important and under increasing demand. 

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Delivering hope to those in need

As the world tackles the complex challenges and battles against the Covid-19 Pandemic, our small team of four is working harder than ever to support the requests we receive weekly from our network of 40 UK charities. Whilst in parallel our international work continues we are facing the challenges Brexit brings, head on.

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A day in the life

A day in the life...

When I reflect on this past year so far, it has been a difficult one.  Difficult for everyone; difficult for the world!

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Beirut explosion

Beirut Appeal - We are Sending Urgent Medical Aid!

Following the shocking explosion last week in Beirut, Lebanon, Goods For Good have been working to help support our partners on the ground deliver urgent medical aid. We need your help to make this happen and support these vulnerable people who have lost everything in a second.

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