Chichester shoppers raise £54k for charity through pop-up store during Christmas season

The Chichester community raised £54,000 for charity through its support of a pop-up shop during the Christmas season.

Based at the Council House, in North Street from mid-October the Cards for Good Causes shop switched to a click-and-collect system through its website during the second lockdown in November.

Jeremy Lune, Cards for Good Causes chief executive, said: “On behalf of all of our charities, we would like to say a huge thank you to the Chichester community.

“The proceeds from every card or product purchased has made a vital contribution to the work of national and local charities.

Chichester mayor Richard Plowman at the shop opening in October

“It has been a very tough season but the support has been incredible and we hope to continue our work in 2021.

“However, we are not just for Christmas anymore and sell everyday cards, birthday cards and occasion cards so please do continue to purchase cards and gifts via our website throughout the year at – and let’s keep supporting our charity sector and the fantastic work they are doing.”

Cards for Good Causes, the trading arm of the 1959 Group of Charities, supports more than 250 charities across the UK and 100 per cent of proceeds are given back to local and national charities.

In the past ten years, Cards for Good Causes has given over £60million to its charity partners.


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