British Red Cross and Co-op collaborate with Cruse Bereavement Care to support people experiencing loneliness after death of loved one

People left lonely and isolated following bereavement will be able to make new friends and beat loneliness thanks to a new scheme launched across the UK. The largest bereavement charity in the UK, Cruse Bereavement Care in collaboration with the British Red Cross and Co-op have set up the ‘More Than Words’ scheme which aims to start up social groups for people left feeling isolated after the death of a loved one. The introduction of the scheme comes after Co-op recently launched the UK’s biggest ever survey into death, dying…

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UK immigration statistics: charities call for change to restrictive rules on refugee family reunion

Commenting on the Home Office quarterly immigration statistics today, Amnesty International UK, British Red Cross, Oxfam and the Refugee Council said in a statement: “That 1,950 refugees living in the UK have been able to be reunited with the family members they desperately miss and need is great news. First-hand experience tells us that reuniting refugee families gives them the best chance of living settled and fulfilling lives. “But the fact remains that many refugees are not able to pass the current restrictive rules and complicated process which is difficult…

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British Red Cross Launches New Film To Show The Power Of Kindness

Creature is proud to unveil a new 60” film for the British Red Cross –showcasing the Power of Kindness. This follows extensive work Creature have been undertaking with the British Red Cross to help articulate their core brand promise. Being one of the most recognisable brandsin the world, the incredible work the Red Cross does overseas is widely understood. However, their work in the UK is less well known, and it’s these small ways in which anyone can make a difference through the power of kindness, that the film aims…

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Amazon opens AmazonSmile to registered UK Charities

From 31st of January, all eligible registered UK charities are invited to join AmazonSmile where millions of Amazon customers can raise money for charities, small or large, local or national, by shopping at smile.amazon.co.uk. Customers who shop with AmazonSmile can choose a charity to support before they start shopping and that charity will receive donations from Amazon at no additional cost to the customer or charity. Customers will find the same Amazon they know and love at AmazonSmile, enjoying the same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience –…

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