Crockery
Case Study: Giving World and Bidvest

We often support many families and young vulnerable adults w . . .

Case Study: Building life skills

Goods provided by donors are not always in a suitable form t . . .

GEBO
Case Study: The Great Ealing Bake-Off

Giving World has partnered with Berrymede Junior School in A . . .

UCLH Patients and Nurse
Case Study: Giving World's Partnership with UCLH

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Homerton Patient
Case Study: Homerton Hospital Dementia Lead Joins Forces with Giving World

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“We are delighted we can make use of  our end of ranges, samples and split case goods through Giving World Online," Anthony Wagman, Chief Executive, Quest Personal Care Global Ltd.

 

"It's great to see the range of projects we have helped through Giving World Online and how much difference it makes," Gary Bates, Managing Director, Serif (Europe) Ltd.

 

"We are pleased that by donating this furniture to Giving World Online we are helping good causes and preventing landfill," Hilary Fryer, Charnwood Borough Council Cabinet Member for the Environment.

 

“This helps both businesses and communities and is an excellent and unique concept,” Martin Traynor, Chief Executive, Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce.

 

“Think of Giving World Online as a sort of dot.com dating agency; a marriage bureau that matches the needy with the givey to create relationships made in recycling heaven,” Leicester Mercury.

Social Need

In the UK there are 5.2 million businesses. Many employ less than 50 people. They do not have the time or the resources to find an outlet for their unwanted stock; the skip is all too often the easiest option.

 

Many people in the UK need support; below are just a few national statistics. If your organisation has surplus goods please register to make a difference.

 

The number of people living in low-income households is now 13.3m.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

 

The latest available figures show the number of children living in low-income households at 3.7 million in 2012/13.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

 

There is a proven link between child poverty and educational attainment. Children growing up in poverty are more likely to leave school at 16 with fewer qualifications leading to low income jobs. They are also twice as likely to live in bad housing*.
This, in turn, has a detrimental effect on their communities and, wider still, the sustainability of the UK economy and infrastructure.

*End Child Poverty – Mapping the Route to 2020

 

The UK has one of the highest levels of homelessness in Europe with more than 4 people per 1,000 estimated to be homeless. There are more than 9,000 services, such as hostels, day centres and other advice and support services for homeless people and those at risk of homelessness.

Crisis

 

The total number of women supported by domestic violence services in England on a typical day is 11,310. This has increased by 50% since 2003. On a typical day, 3,615 women and 3,580 children are resident in refuge accommodation in England. 50% of these children are aged under five.

Women's Aid

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