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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 5.7 million businesses. Over 99% employ less than 250 people (Business statistics). 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 poverty in the UK is now 14.3m - more than one fifth of the population.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

 

The latest available figures show the number of children living in low-income households at 4.1 million in 2016/17.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

 

Child poverty has long-lasting effects. By GCSE, there is a 28 per cent gap between children receiving free school meals and their wealthier peers in terms of the number achieving at least 5 A*-C GCSE grades.
This, in turn, has a detrimental effect on their communities and, wider still, the sustainability of the UK economy and infrastructure.

End Child Poverty – Key Facts

 

Rough sleeping has risen in England by 169% between 2010 and 2017, while the number of households assessed as unintentionally homeless and in priority need has risen 50% in the same time.

Crisis

 

The total number of women supported by domestic violence services in England on a typical day is estimated at 13,414. This has increased by 50% since 2003. On a typical day, an estimated 3,557 women and 3,919 children are resident in refuge accommodation in England. 50% of these children are aged under five.

Women's Aid

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