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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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Infographic: 1 Million lounge visits

Infographic: 1 Million lounge visits

Virgin Money Lounges have been designed to be as inviting as a lounge in any home and this week have clocked up one million visits in total from satisfied customers. There are six lounge locations across the UK – two in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Norwich – with more on the way in 2016. We’ve illustrated some of the …

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Celebrating our 1 millionth Lounge visit!

Infographic: 1 Million lounge visits

Today at Virgin Money we’re celebrating our 1 millionth lounge visit! Virgin Money Lounges have been designed to be as inviting as a lounge in any home and this week have clocked up one million visits in total from satisfied customers. There are six lounge locations across the UK – two in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Norwich – with …

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Big Birthday Tea for the NSPCC

This Friday is the 29th birthday of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)‘s incredible service, ChildLine, which provides advice and support to children and young people 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, both online and by phone on a range of subjects from family problems, exam stress and bullying to self-harm, depression and suicide. …

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