In June 2019 we launched our Proud to Support Pride collection and pledged to give £10 of every sale to a LGBTQ+ charity.
Last June the project had been running a year and we issued our second pledge report which resulted in us sending £320 to UK Black Pride. Well, its time for another update on this project and to let you know how much you have raised since then and exactly where the money is going.
So let’s look at the numbers, from June 2020 to 1st March 2021 there have been 24 sales of the Proud to support Pride collection across all of our platforms. That’s £240 you, our customers, have raised by purchasing from our Proud to support Pride range.
This time round we have decided to support The Outside Project
The Outside Project is a homeless/crisis shelter & Community Centre in response to those within the LGBTIQ+ community who feel endangered, who are homeless, ‘hidden’ homeless & feel that they are on the outside of services due to historical & present prejudice in society & in their homes.The Outside Project
Last year in response to the Covid-19 pandamic they opened The Star Refuge: a domestic abuse refuge for London’s LGBTIQ+ community and we hope that our donation will be a small contribution towards supporting them in the work that they do.
On going though we would love to hear from anyone who would like to nominate a LGBTQ+ charity or organization that we can donate to in the future. We are particuarly keen to hear about small local charities that maybe find it particularly challenging to get funding. If you know of anyone please do let us know.