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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.

05/11/2009 - -

Meet our Newest Member

 

Nicola Ward – our new Volunteer Communications Officer.

 

Welcome aboard Nicola, and we hope you have a great time working with us.

 

The GWO team and Nicola go back some way in the past – so its great to have her with us. Nicola will be responsible for writing up case studies, press releases and liaise with all the media attention we attract and a host of other tasks.

 

Why has Nicola chosen to work with Giving World Online – well hear it is her own words……

 

Before I was made redundant earlier this year I worked as a community reporter for the Leicester Mercury.

 

I first wrote about a local project called Konnect9 that distributed unwanted goods to those in need but I did not know of their plans to set up givingworldonline.com and the huge impact it could have.

 

Everyone involved is a winner – businesses with surplus goods sign up, free of charge, advertise their surplus goods to charities, reduce their waste and landfill costs in the process and support the community as a direct result.

 

Charities sign up free of charge, apply for advertised goods from the company, arrange mutually convenient collection and utilise the surplus goods.

 

I was astounded that nobody else has come up with the idea as it makes such perfect sense.

 

Givingworldonline.com is a really exciting project that deserves support to help it realise its great potential to really make a simple yet big difference.

 

That is why I am volunteering to donate time to this project, I really want to help get the message out there.

 

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