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Work Experience at Virgin Money

We’ve been joined by Georgiana for the week who was doing her work experience at Virgin Money. Georgiana has been spending most of her time with IT Security but has joined us at the end of the week in the Social Media team. Here’s what she had to say about her time with the IT team. “I’ve spent the last 5 days doing …

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Volunteering days at Virgin Money

Out of the office and into the community

Here at Virgin Money, we encourage our people to help local communities through volunteering activities. It’s all part of our core ambition to make everyone better off. We wanted to take a look at some of the great volunteering work that has happened so far this year, with some lovely stories from the volunteers themselves. Changing Lives – Chris Grant A merry …

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YMCA Chelmsford’s plea for musical instruments

Virgin Money are delighted to be supporting the YMCA Chelmsford‘s plea for musical instruments to enable disadvantaged young people to experience the “joys of music.” Every Thursday, YMCA Chelmsford hold a Sound Night for young people who have a musical interest or an interest in playing an instrument. Under the guidance of coordinator Mike Humphrey, young people who may not ordinarily be able …

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Great Britons – Portraits of celebrated Britons

Great Britons

Coinciding with HMQ’s 90th birthday and the centenary commemorations of WW1 supporting War Memorial Trust and Victoria Cross Trust. Great Britons is an exhibition of painted portraits from a selection of public figures in British life. Artist Dan Llywelyn Hall has sat with most of the subjects over the past six years. The exhibition coincides with the celebration of The …

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The Easter Bunnies of Virgin Money’s Stores and Lounges

This March across the Virgin Money Store and Lounge network, our colleagues and customers have been collecting Easter eggs to donate to a large number of children’s charities across the UK. Not every child will wake up to an Easter egg on Sunday while some are in vulnerable situations and could use that extra little bit of sweetness. In an …

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Virgin Money Foundation: Looking at Tyne Gateway Trust

In 2015, the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. Today we bring you a closer look at one of these organisations, the Tyne Gateway Trust. Tyne Gateway Trust is a child poverty charity that …

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Virgin Money Foundation: A closer look at SouthTynesideTEN

Earlier on this month, the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, announced that it had awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. As we continue to bring you a more in depth look at these charitable organisations, we’re delighted to …

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Virgin Money Foundation: Moving On (Durham)

On 2 December of this year, the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, announced that it had awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. One of these charitable organisations was Moving on (Durham). We asked them to tell us a …

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Virgin Money Foundation Announces Grants Totalling £900,000

Virgin Money Foundation

The Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money in August 2015, has announced that it has awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. The Foundation was launched with £8 million of funding over the next four years, contributed by Virgin Money …

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