CHARITIES AND FOUNDATIONS
Many of our retailers partner with charities, (or even have their own foundations), to make a difference in the lives of people, animals and the planet.
Here is a small selection of our retailers and the wonderful causes they support:
PANDORA believe giving back is important. This is why they’ve partnered with i=Change, so they can work together to make a difference in the community.
WHAT IS I=CHANGE®?
PANDORA donates $1 from every purchase to your selected charity initiative through the online platform, i=Change. To donate $1 to your chosen charity, simply place your order as normal. At the end of the transaction, a pop-up will appear asking you to choose from the following charities:
- THE STARLIGHT CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION - Help sick kids flourish and build resilience. The Starlight Children's Foundation provides sick children with joy and laughter, by making their dreams come true with a 'Starlight Wish' or fun activities in the hospital.
- RAISE FOUNDATION - It takes a village to raise a child. The Raise Foundation provides professional mentoring for disengaged high school students. They support their mentor volunteers with training and resources.
- NATIONAL BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION - Help fund ground-breaking breast cancer research. The National Breast Cancer Foundation aims for zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030. Show your support and contribute to improving how breast cancer is prevented, diagnosed, managed and treated. 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime.
To find out more visit Pandora's website
Priceline Pharmacy is not only a fantastic place to stock up on all your health and beauty favourites, but you can drop off your spare change to make a big difference! Priceline recognises that we all know someone touched by a serious illness, and its Sisterhood Foundation supports five different charities to achieve their goals. So far the Priceline Sisterhood Foundation has raised $4.5 million and donated 100% of the proceeds raised to its charity partners. Focussing on women’s and children’s health charities, the Priceline Sisterhood Foundation has partnered with Look Good Feel Better, PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia), Children First, Hear to Listen and Alzheimer’s Australia.
How can I get involved?
Easy! You can donate in any Priceline store
by dropping your spare change in the love-heart shaped donation box at the register, or by donating online on the Priceline website
Country Road partners with Redkite, one of Australia’s leading cancer charities for children and young people. They supports families with Redkite’s practical support pack, and have provided over 4000 packs to date. These packs are designed, produced and filled by Country Road with items designed to make the families more comfortable during their stay in hospital. Since the partnership began in 2008, Country Road has raised more than $900,000 for Redkite through customer, employee and corporate fundraising.
My School MyVillage MyPlanet
As one of South Africa’s most successful fundraising programs, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is focused on improving education and social development, by raising and delivering essential funding to schools and charities. Every time customers swipe their MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet supporter cards, a percentage of their purchase is donated by the Group to the customer’s chosen school and/or charity on their behalf.
Through Country Road’s Fashion Trade program, more than 44,000 items of clothing and accessories were donated by customers and Country Road, contributing in excess of $2.1 million (in retail value) to the Red Cross in Australia and New Zealand.
Find out more on the Country Road website
and visit our Country Road store
COTTON ON GROUP (Cotton On, Cotton On Body, Cotton On Kids, Rubi, and Typo )
The Cotton On Foundation
Their mission is to develop 20,000 educational places by 2020. When you purchase a bottle of water, mints, a tote bag or tissues from Cotton On, Cotton On Body, Cotton On Kids, Rubi or Typo, you’re helping to support this foundation. These products can be found in over 1,500 Cotton On Group stores globally with 100% off the proceeds contributing to empowering youth through quality education. Through a unique partnership with customers and team members, the Cotton On Foundation is focused on empowering youth globally through the delivery of quality educational projects in Uganda, South Africa, Thailand and Australia.
Check out all the other life changing projects that The Cotton On Foundation
have completed on their website, and don’t forget to get in to our Cotton On store
to buy a Cotton On Foundation product and change a life today!
Coles Supermarkets partners with numerous local and international charities to raise funds and awareness for important causes.
More than 680 Coles supermarkets across Australia donate surplus fresh food to around 1300 community food programs which provide meals to disadvantaged Australians. Over the past seven years, donations from Coles have equated to 50 million meals. In addition to providing food donations, Coles also raises funds for SecondBite through the sale of $2 donation cards and shopping bags.
Coles is proud to support Redkite, which helps provide essential support and financial assistance to children and young people with cancer and their families.
Over the past five years, Coles team members and customers have raised $28 million for Redkite, which has enabled support for families around 120,000 times by helping to provide counselling services at hospital bedsides, financial assistance and scholarships for young cancer patients and survivors.
Clean Up Australia
As one of Australia’s largest retailers, Coles recognises its responsibility to the environment. That’s why we they always looking for ways to reduce our environmental footprint and contribute to the communities in which they operate. In late 2017, Coles was partnered with Clean Up Australia on environmental initiatives, such as Clean Up Australia Day and our Community Bags program, which encourages our customers to use reusable shopping bags.
Coles has a long history of supporting the communities in which we operate by raising funds for disaster relief. Coles team members and customers support relief efforts by donating funds as well as essential supplies to communities in need.
Visit the Coles
website or check out our Coles store
for more information.
Learn more about ways to shop sustainably and ethically here.