Community Champion Morrisons spends more than 25,000 hours helping local communities as Christmas approaches
Morrisons commits to spending more than 25,000 hours community champion spreading kindness this Christmas to local communities UK top to bottom. In 12 days, our team of over 500 community champions who support charities and community groups in their local communities will perform thousands of acts of kindness.
These activities will include giving gifts to key workers, distributing flowers and mistletoe, donating to local food banks, and surprising customers with acts of kindness. Other acts of kindness will include: Giving gift baskets to local heroes who have played a huge role in supporting their local communities Giving gifts to families in need helping Distributing “Take good care of yourself” packages to customers Giving gifts to local food bank volunteers Surprised customers come to our cafe and pay for their meals Bringing carrots to the nursery for children leaving Rudolph Donating decorations to shelters and volunteering to help decorate Spending time helping with local food preparation community kitchens VND Since the start of the global Covid19 pandemic, we have donated more than £12 million produced at local food banks and community groups and raised nearly £6 million for charity partners. Rebecca Singleton,
Community Manager at Morrisons, said: “After seeing so much hope and joy spread last Christmas, we knew we had to bring back 12 Days of Kindness back. for this year. I’m incredibly proud of our community champions who go above and beyond every day for those in need. It’s never been more important to do the right thing for the customers and communities we serve, so those 25,000 hours are spent spreading the cheers of the holiday and making good things happen for everyone.
This Christmas. During December, we will also be handing out over a quarter million free Christmas cards to children to spread a message of hope. Our community champions will partner with local groups and elementary schools to hand out cards for kids to write messages and color in. Children can mail their cards to grandparents, neighbors and friends they may not have seen recently due to the pandemic, or send them back to us to distribute to nursing homes and homes. customers use our home delivery service. This action is expected to impact tens of thousands of people living across the UK and continues our mission to help tackle loneliness in communities this festive season.