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The Virgin Money Foundation Ripple Fund

The Virgin Money Foundation is delighted to announce the first grants awarded under its new Ripple Fund. Virgin Money Foundation backs people and organisations whose aim is to tackle social and economic disadvantage in their communities by investing both the financial and non-financial resources of the Foundation in their work. The first three grants under the Ripple Fund have been awarded, two to …

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Scotcash meets Edinburgh with funding from the Virgin Money Foundation

Scotcash, the award winning Glasgow-based financial exclusion charity, will expand its services to support people in Edinburgh after receiving a grant of £300,000 from the new Virgin Money Foundation Ripple Fund. Virgin Money Foundation backs people and organisations whose aim is to tackle social and economic disadvantage in their communities by investing both the financial and non-financial resources of the Foundation in …

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Life savers on the move sponsored by Virgin Money

At Virgin Money we love to contribute to our local communities and have recently collaborated with St John Scotland and Edinburgh Trams on the new initiative to bring public defibrillators to Edinburgh.  Through funds raised by  St John Scotland and further funding provided by local businesses, Edinburgh now has access to these life saving machines. Initially, the defibrillators were to be placed at tram stops …

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Time To Talk Day

On 2 February 2017, Virgin Money’s Corporate Charity Of The Year Heads Together are supporting “Time to Talk Day”; a day to encourage starting a conversation around mental health. Too many people with mental health problems are made to feel isolated, ashamed and in some cases worthless. Staring a conversation about mental health does not need to be difficult or scary and …

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Everyone’s Better Off at Virgin Money

You may have noticed in some of our articles we have been mentioning our company ethos of making “Everyone Better Off” or “EBO” for short. Making everyone better off is what we at Virgin Money aim to achieve – every one of us, every day in the work we do. We believe a bank should be about more than just money; …

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5 Years of Stores and Lounges

Norwich Lounge

It’s been 5 years since we got face to face with our customers. In late 2011 we opened our first Lounge in Edinburgh and then in Norwich, followed shortly by 75 Stores across the UK. We have also opened another four Lounges since then with three of them containing stores within. Our Lounges are places where our customers are invited, free …

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What is Make £5 Grow?

At Virgin Money our company ethos is Everyone Better Off, or ”EBO” for short. You may have already heard of it; it means that we want our bank to be more than just fantastic products and looking after your money. One of the ways that we “bring EBO to life” is by giving back to our communities, something we do …

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Lounge Festive Opening Times

Sheffield Lounge

This Christmas and New Year our Lounges are lovely warm places to visit, take a break from sales shopping or just curl up with a nice coffee. Please note that there are a couple of changes to our Lounges’ opening times. Edinburgh Lounge 24th and 31st December: 10am – 1pm 25th, 26th, 27th, 1st and 2nd: Closed Operating usual opening times every other …

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Local charities in London, Sheffield and Glasgow win Virgin Money London Marathon places

Virgin Money Lounges in London, Sheffield and Glasgow teamed up with Virgin Money Giving to offer local charities the opportunity to win 12 sought-after places in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon. The successful charities received four places each which could give each charity an estimated £8,000 in funds raised by their runners. The Virgin Money Lounge teams are currently working …

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