Hinckley & Rugby Building Society win Leicester Mercury Business Award

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society win Leicester Mercury Business Award

HRBS have contributed so much to Leicestershire Cares’ activities so we are all delighted that they have received the Leicester Mercury Business Award for their ‘Contribution to the Community.’ HRBS have been members of Leicestershire Cares since February 2012 and have been incredibly active during that time. They have provided volunteers in schools to support with literacy, numeracy and interview skills as part of our Go for Reading, Number Partners and Interview Technique projects and got involved with gusto with our community projects, Collect...

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Golden Heart #39 & #40

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Golden Heart #39 & #40

Huge congratulations and thanks go to Leicestershire Cares Golden Heart volunteers Gemma Humphrys and James Bull from member firm Alltruck. Gemma and James kindly agreed to help collect donated coats from the public Coat Banks located across the city and county during the Coat Drive appeal in September – and collected over 1000 coats in a day!   “We couldn’t have done this without Alltruck’s help and a special thanks to Gemma and James. Little did we know just how many coats we’d be collecting – way beyond our expectations – but thankfully not beyond the van’s...

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1,700 Winter Coats Donated to Share the Warmth

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

1,700 Winter Coats Donated to Share the Warmth

Leicestershire and Rutland people have donated almost 1,700 coats to keep local people warm this winter – beating the total raised in last year’s first Coat Drive organised by Leicestershire Cares. The coats for men, women and children are now in the hands of 25 charities and voluntary groups across the counties. They will be giving them to people in need as the weather turns cold in the weeks ahead. Businesses, schools and the general public have been donating gently worn coats in good condition during September, collecting them in workplaces and at coat banks around Leicestershire and...

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Coat Drive 2014 – Share the Warmth

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Coat Drive 2014 – Share the Warmth

Leicestershire people are again being asked to donate warm coats to keep out the cold for local people in need this coming winter. The second Leicestershire Cares Coat Drive is under way with collection points around the city, county and in Rutland where anyone can donate clean and gently-used coats in good condition and full working order. The coats will be passed on to men, women and children – including the homeless – via 22 charities and voluntary groups across the county. From now until September 19, people can donate winter coats at: Seven branches of Hinckley & Rugby Building...

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