Last year Albie and I had a very enjoyable day in London with Save The Children in readiness for their annual Christmas Jumper Day, it’s hard to believe that was over a year ago. This year’s Christmas Jumper Day takes place THIS FRIDAY 15th December and there are lots of great ways that you can get involved in fundraising.
Pull on your Festive Knits
Whether you’re celebrating with friends, work colleagues, the children or just alone at home by donating £2 to Save The Children (£1 for schools) at christmasjumperday.org you will be helping the charity to care for the world’s forgotten children to have a chance at a brighter future.
Once again British brand Selfish Mother has joined forces with a host of star including Poppy Delevingne, David Gandy, Lauren Laverne, Luke Evans, Karen Elson, Laura Bailey, Erin O’Connor, Abwoa Aboah and Nicholas Hoult to create a range of Christmas jumpers which look good and DO good!
The range of unisex, crew-neck and scoop-neck sweatshirts are available for £50 (£25 for children’s sweatshirts) with 50% being donated to Save The Children are available online from ‘The FMLY Store’.
WHSmith Christmas Jumper Day Bears
Bruno and Benji are this year’s Christmas Jumper Day bears available exclusively at WHSmith sporting their own festive knits. The bears designed by competition winners, Holly (13) and Phoebe (9) will be sold in WHSmith High Street stores throughout the UK and online for £4.99 with £1 being donated to Save The Children for every bear sold.
Leon Mince Pies
Since the 16th November Leon have been selling Mince Pies for £1 with a 20p donation to Save The Children through to the end of December.
Ella’s Kitchen Jingle Belly Pouches
Baby food brand Ella’s Kitchen will be selling a Jingle Belly Christmas Dinner pouch for tiny tastebuds. The pouch includes organic turkey, potatoes and all the trimmings – even Brussel Sprouts. For every pouch purchased Ella’s Kitchen will donate 30p to Save The Children.
Arsenal Christmas Jumpers
Arsenal Football Club are doing their bit for Save The Children with their exclusive range of festive Arsenal knits for the whole family. 20% of the RRP will be donated to Save The Children.
- Men’s Arsenal Christmas Jumper RRP £35
- Ladies Arsenal Christmas Jumper RRP £30
- Junior Arsenal Christmas Jumper RRP £25
- Infant Arsenal Christmas Jumper RRP £20
- Dog’s Arsenal Christmas Jumper RRP £15
- Baby Christmas Sleepsuit RRP £15
Kurt Geiger Bags
Kurt Geiger will donate 10% of the purchase price of any leather Kensington bags sold in Kurt Geiger stores and kurtgeiger.com between 22nd November and 24th December to Save The Children.
Ikea Soft Toys
For the third year in a row Ikea have launched a range of soft toys designed by children, for children. The full purchase price from the sale of each toy will go to Save The Children UK to support children to fulfil their potential through education and play.
Save The Children Charity Tote Bags
Save The Children have created a range of kitsch tote bags. The three festive designs feature tongue-in-cheek imagery of cats and dogs wearing Christmas Jumpers; Chibby the cat, Duchess the bulldog and Chester the westie. Each bag costs £6 and the full price goes directly to Save The Children.
Yogscast Jingle Jam Christmas Games Package
The Yogscast Jingle Jam Christmas Games package is a great charity gift idea for PC video game enthusiasts as it features over 60 video games and downloadable content worth over $700 for just $35. All funds go to 7 UK charities, including Save The Children.
The full games bundles have been available to purchase since 1st December, including RUST and Garry’s Mod with more games announced daily. It is advisable to buy early to avoid disappointment as some games are only available for a limited time.
To raise money for Save The Children whilst buying an awesome gaming gift, visit www.humblebundle.com/yogscast