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Our key charity partners are Shelter and St Mungo’s. We’re supporting them to help make sure that everyone has a safe, secure home. We help our people volunteer and fundraise for charities close to their hearts too.
Like Shelter, we believe everyone should have a place they can call home. We’re proud to be celebrating 20 years of this partnership. Colleagues and members have rallied behind this charity and we’ve:
Supporting charities has been even more important during the pandemic. Not only have we funded more Helpline Advisors, we’re funding three Community Engagement Workers in hard-to-reach communities. They provide preventative support to stop people reaching crisis point.
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We've worked with St Mungo’s since 2018. With their guidance, we've developed a caring and consistent approach to help rough sleepers outside of our branches. So we know what to do to give people the best, most appropriate help.
Extending this expertise to other businesses is HomelessWise, St Mungo’s training and support programme. We're the first on the high street and in financial services, to support HomelessWise. We hope that other high street retailers will follow our lead. This would make a real difference to those in need.
Hints and tips:
You can help too by letting local authorities know about rough sleeping. This helps them find people in need and connect them to support.
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We’ve taken part in Macmillan’s ‘World's Biggest Coffee Morning’ since 1993. Members and colleagues have raised over £9 million to support those living with cancer.
We’re set up to help the British Red Cross whenever a crisis strikes. We can take donations in our branches and send the funds direct to the charity.
Helping us all to make a big difference, we: