The Very Group to raise £600k to give more children one-to-one reading support

Children’s reading charity Coram Beanstalk was unveiled as The Very Group’s new partner at a dinner at the digital retailer’s Liverpool headquarters last night (11 February 2020). The Very Group will raise £600,000 over the next two years through colleague activities and events, as well as providing industry-leading tech knowledge, [...]

2020-02-12T08:02:37+00:00February 12th, 2020|Homepage news, The Very Group|

Shop Direct launches search for next £600,000 charity partner

Shop Direct, which operates online retailers Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, is inviting organisations that invest in children’s future development to submit their £600,000 digital ideas to become its next charity partner. The business will support the chosen partner for two years from late 2019. To be considered, charities should have an [...]

2019-08-22T13:53:33+01:00August 22nd, 2019|Littlewoods.com, Shop Direct, Very.co.uk|

Shop Direct’s totally 90s charity ball in aid of homelessness charities raises £210,000

Shop Direct, which operates retail brands Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, has raised £210,000 at its fifth biennial charity ball, which this year took guests back to the 90s. Funds raised from the event will go towards helping charities The Whitechapel Centre and The Booth Centre, which are based in Liverpool and [...]

2019-10-21T10:44:34+01:00November 19th, 2018|Shop Direct|

£600,000 Shop Direct partnership to help homelessness charities The Booth Centre and The Whitechapel Centre improve access to digital tools and employment

The Booth Centre and The Whitechapel Centre, the North West’s leading homelessness charities, were unveiled as Shop Direct’s new charity partners at a dinner at the etailer’s Liverpool headquarters last night (6 December 2017). Shop Direct will raise £600,000 over the next two years through colleague activities and events, as [...]

2019-10-21T11:41:30+01:00December 7th, 2017|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct raises £440,000 to digitally equip Claire House Liverpool site

Shop Direct has raised £440,000 in just 12 months to digitally equip Claire House’s new site, which will support hundreds of seriously and terminally ill children in Liverpool and the wider North West. In September 2016, the 4,700-strong team at Shop Direct voted for Claire House Children’s Hospice as its [...]

2019-10-21T11:44:21+01:00October 31st, 2017|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct starts search for £600k charity partner

Liverpool-headquartered Shop Direct, which owns brands including Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, is calling on organisations who support children in poverty in the North West to put forward their £600,000 digital ideas to become its next charity partner. The partnership will see the online retailer’s 4,700-strong team throw its collective weight behind [...]

2017-07-18T10:21:14+01:00July 18th, 2017|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct disco ball in aid of new Claire House Liverpool site raises £150,000

Shop Direct, which operates retail brands including Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, raised £150,000 at its fourth biennial charity ball, which this year was a disco extravaganza. Funds raised from the event will go towards helping Claire House Children’s Hospice to begin developing a world class, digitally-enabled hospice in Liverpool. The ball, [...]

2019-10-21T12:47:19+01:00December 11th, 2016|Shop Direct|

£400,000 Shop Direct partnership to help Claire House use digital technology to support seriously ill children

Claire House Children’s Hospice – which is developing plans to convert an old monastery in West Derby, Liverpool into a new facility to support hundreds more seriously and terminally ill children in the North West – was unveiled as Shop Direct’s new charity partner at a dinner at the etailer’s [...]

2019-10-21T12:57:48+01:00November 9th, 2016|Shop Direct|

Shop Direct kickstarts development of Alder Hey app with £210,000 fundraising

Colleagues at Shop Direct have raised £210,000 in just 12 months to support the development of a new digital app for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. In September 2015, the 4,700-strong team at Shop Direct voted for Alder Hey Children’s Charity as its charitable partner of the year for 2015/16. Since [...]

2019-10-21T12:59:56+01:00October 11th, 2016|Shop Direct|