Every year Flamingo Paperie donates 1p for each of it’s charity Christmas cards it produces via the Phoenix International Charity. This in turn supports Macmillan Cancer Support, Cancer Research, Together for Short Lives and lots of local charities that we Flamingo Paperie Partners get to nominate.
In 2016 my nominated charity Hebrides Alpha Project received £150 from the Phoenix International Charity. The Hebrides Alpha Houseing project provides supported accommodation for people recovering from alcohol, drug, mental health or crimal justice related issues.
In addition to this I donated 20% of all my personal Christmas cards sales to the charity too.
Over the past few years Laxdale Cubs and Beavers invited me several times to help them raise money for their nominated charities. Because of this, I thought it was time to give them something in return. So I nominated them as my local charity for 2017.
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The 1p donation by Flamingo Paperie is unusual for card publishers. This is not the same as the usual charity donation on Christmas cards that retailers give. Flamingo Paperie are effectively the wholesaler in this case. It’s unusual for a wholesaler to make a charity donation on cards. I am the retailer and I’m choosing to make a 20% donation on top of the wholesaler’s contribution.
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