Volunteers are in good company at charity Christmas cards shop

December 13, 2013

The run-up to Christmas is an excellent time for catching up with old friends – as well as making new ones – according to Angela Holman. Recently celebrating 10 years as manager of Putney’s Cards for Good Causes shop, Angela is looking forward to the arrival of some familiar faces to help again this year. [...]

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Brits abroad can still send season’s greetings the UK Way

Brits living abroad can feel a bit closer to home this festive season by sending traditional Christmas cards and supporting some of their favourite charities. Cards for Good Causes (www.cardsforcharity.co.uk) sells charity Christmas cards online on behalf of 36 UK charities. Ex pats can choose from designs including snow-covered national monuments, winter wildlife, and quintessentially [...]

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Joyce returns to charity Christmas cards shop

Opening for business in the run-up to Christmas is a familiar experience for Joyce Tyrer – the 80-year-old is beginning another stint at the Cards for Good Causes charity Christmas card shop in Kingston upon Thames, more than 50 years after first becoming involved. “In 1962, I graduated in modern languages and was asked to [...]

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Bath shoppers get into the festive spirit with charity Christmas cards

Festive shoppers in Bath will find everything they need for the perfect Christmas when they visit Cards for Good Causes in St Michael’s Without, Broad Street. By selecting from the array of charity Christmas cards available, visitors to the shop can also help worthwhile causes including some from the local area. “The shop at St [...]

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Volunteers ring in the charity Christmas cards season

Festive cheer will be ringing in the ears of shoppers in Uxbridge when they visit the Cards for Good Causes  charity Christmas card shop at St Margaret’s Church. Seven of the parish’s bell ringers are volunteers in the shop – selling charity Christmas cards in aid of national charities. “The shop itself first opened in [...]

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Actress calls on people to choose charity Christmas cards

Actress and presenter Jenny Hanley is urging people to support charities during the festive season by buying their charity Christmas cards from Cards for Good Causes. Speaking at the launch of the 2013 season, she said: “I am so proud to be a part of this extraordinary organisation. Such a large percentage of the card [...]

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25 years and counting for Cliff and his team in Aylesbury

For more than 25 years, Cards for Good Causes has been a familiar sight in Aylesbury. And Cliff Darlington is taking charge of the much-loved pop-up shop this autumn for the 13th time. Based at Aylesbury Methodist Church and Centre in the town, the shop remains open each year for the run-up to Christmas – [...]

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Last call for charity Christmas cards

If you’ve yet to buy your charity Christmas cards for 2013 (or want to stock up on favourite designs for 2014!), www.cardsforcharity.co.uk offers a wide selection from 36 charities. And, with orders normally dispatched within 48 hours, there’s still time to buy once but give twice, once to the person you send the card to [...]

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Newsreader supports charity Christmas cards!

Newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky popped into our Lewes shop recently to stock up on charity Christmas cards and sign cards for supporters. It was all part of an event organised by shop manager Wendy Stonestreet which also featured a town crier, a giant cracker, an edible Christmas cake and, of course, a visit from Father Christmas!

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Charity Christmas card organisation offers top tips for a crafty Christmas

October 11, 2013

Getting ready for the festive season without breaking the bank need not be too much of a challenge, according to charity Christmas cards organisation, Cards for Good Causes. The UK’s largest multi-charity Christmas card organisation is encouraging the nation to be more creative when it comes to cards, gifts and decorations. “We are all doing [...]

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