Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Comic Relief announce long-term partnership on Tech for Good

Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Comic Relief have renewed their commitment to supporting not for profit organisations who are using technology to deliver new ideas and make their services more effective, with funding totalling £2.4 million. After co-funding two rounds of Tech for Good in 2017 and 2018, we have once again joined forces to continue running the programme for another three years to 2021. The Tech for Good programme was developed in response to the emerging need for charities to use technology to explore different approaches to delivering better services.…

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Comic Relief Release Statement on Spice Girls T-Shirts

Comic Relief have released a statement on the news that Spice Girls T-shirts on sale to raise money for Comic Relief’s “equality for women” campaign have been made at a factory in Bangladesh by women earning just 35p an hour. Comic Relief is shocked and concerned by the allegations in The Guardian. No one should have to work under the conditions described in the piece. To be very clear, both Comic Relief and the Spice Girls carried out ethical sourcing checks on the supplier Represent told us they would be…

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Another Absolutely Fabulous Safety Video From British Airways And Comic Relief

Iconic celebrities including Sir Michael Caine, Olivia Colman and Joanna Lumley have come together to create the second instalment of British Airways’ star-studded pre-flight safety video, which launches on board from July. In the video, seven celebrities are seen ‘auditioning’ in humorous sketches while also landing important safety messages. They are under the watchful eye of comedian Asim Chaudhry, who attempts to direct their every move. The new film builds on the success of the first instalment, which featured the likes of Gordon Ramsay, Sir Ian McKellen and Thandie Newton,…

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Noses On! Walgreens Welcomes Red Nose Day Back to America as the Exclusive Retailer of the New Sparkle Red Nose

Walgreens proudly returns as the exclusive retailer of the Red Noses for the fourth annual Red Nose Day, helping raise funds to end child poverty, one nose at a time. This year’s iconic Red Nose will have an extra twinkle, as Walgreens introduces its first ever “Sparkle Red Nose.” The new edition – which people wear in support of the official Red Nose Day on Thursday, May 24 – hit store shelves at Walgreens and Duane Reade locations nationwide this morning, officially kickstarting the eight-week charitable campaign. From now until…

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