Charity Encourages Public To ‘Show Love For Healthcare Workers’ Instead This Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day expected to be incredibly difficult this year as the nation remains under a third lockdown, the Healthcare Workers’ Foundation (HWF) is calling on the UK’s romantics  to ‘show their love’ for someone else this year, and donate what they would otherwise have spent going out to  exhausted healthcare workers on the frontline. Brits are said to have spent a whopping £1 billion on the national day of love in 2020, but with a very different world this year, the charity which was founded by NHS workers for…

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Swipe Right with Stamma this Valentine’s Day

National charity Stamma has launched its first Valentine’s Day campaign with a series of typographical illustrations for people to share that they stammer when on dating apps and social media. The campaign, created by VMLY&R, aims at changing perceptions. and raises awareness of how people’s stammering can impact their love life The charming and tongue-in-cheek illustrations reveal that the individual has a stammer in a way the charity feels will empower individuals. Illustrations can be downloaded from stamma.org where there will also be articles on dating, love and romance, from…

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Petco Foundation Celebrates Valentine’s Day With $14 Million In Grant Investments To Help Pets In Need

This Valentine’s Day, the Petco Foundation, a national, nonprofit working to inspire and lead change for animals, is providing crucial lifesaving support, with more than $14 million in grant investments to animal welfare organizations across the country. The shelter pets and the people who save them at these organizations will also enjoy the world’s largest valentine containing messages of gratitude for their lifesaving work. At select animal shelter locations, the Petco Foundation team will deliver a Valentine’s celebration of thanks and love to the organization’s staff and volunteers with a giant Valentine’s card along with…

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This year you could have actually given someone your heart this Valentine’s Day

In a twist on traditional Valentine’s Day cards, this year Moonpig launched a limited-edition range of free cards encouraging people to tell their loved ones that they’re pledging their heart… to a complete stranger. The leading online card and gift retailer has partnered up with NHS Blood and Transplant for the first time to encourage people to get organ-ised, sign up to the donor register, and crucially, share their decision. The cards will help pass on the message to loved ones, that “If anything happens to me, please remember my…

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UNESCO Launches ‘Love the Ocean’ Campaign For Valentine’s Day

UNESCO asks us to show our commitment to your ocean (and health) – this Valentine’s day the Sea Change team are asking everyone to pledge one action to #LovetheOcean and encourage others to do the same by sharing your love across social media. It’s easy to say we love the ocean, but for many of us, our everyday actions tell a different story. Seas of plastic, declining fish stocks and ocean acidification are just some examples of the destruction caused to the ocean by our everyday activities, which also have…

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