British Red Cross and Co-op logos

Over the past few months we’ve supported three charity appeals by our partner the British Red Cross, after some devastating events.

As usual, Co-op colleagues, members and customers gave generously, so we’d like to say a big thank you on behalf of the British Red Cross, and the thousands of people who will benefit.

Here are the amounts you’ve helped to raise:

We Love Manchester 

This fund was set up following the Manchester Arena terror attack.

Colleagues, members and customers have so far raised £55,716.41 and our business also donated £100,000.

You can still donate – coop.uk/Manchester

Gina Jacobs and Council President Nick Crofts, selling Manchester Bee t-shirts, raised over £2,180

Gina Jacobs and Council President Nick Crofts, selling Manchester Bee t-shirts, raised over £2,180

UK Solidarity fund

This was set up after the London terror attacks. It helps victims of all terror attacks, anywhere in the country

Colleagues, members and customers have so far raised £51,376.14.

You can still donate – coop.uk/standtogether

Grenfell Tower

This was set up to support victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in London.

Colleagues, members and customers in nine stores in the area have so far raised £3,700 and we also donated furniture to be used in the rest centre and food provisions for residents and volunteers.

You can still donate – London Fire Relief Fund

Director of Community and Campaigns Rufus Olins with colleagues Victoria and Muhammad at Notting Hill Co-op

Director of Community and Campaigns Rufus Olins with colleagues Victoria, Muhammad and a representative from British Red Cross at Notting Hill Co-op

A big thank you to everyone who donated and to everyone who helped in other ways. All the money raised will go to help those who have been bereaved, injured or directly affected by these terrible events.

For more information on the appeals please go to redcross.org.uk or if you’ve raised money and aren’t sure how to pay it in please contact charitypartnership@coop.co.uk

Co-op Charity Partnership Team

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  1. well done Gina!

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