Latest charity retail news

CRA and Later Life Ambitions join forces to encourage older people back to charity shops
Later Life Ambitions have joined with the CRA to support their initiative to match potential volunteers with charity shops, and to support older people to return to their volunteering roles.
WRAP: "67 million clothes could be discarded by UK homes post lockdown"
WRAP has published their latest report, which has found that two in five UK citizens (41%) have had a clear out of unwanted textiles and clothing during the Covid-19 lockdown.
eBay UK Announce Support
Last week, CRA corporate member eBay UK announced a package of financial support and training to charities which includes unrestricted grants to the 250 charities most affected by declines in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reopening pack version 5 published
We have published the latest version of our reopening pack. You can download the pack here.
Charity Retail Association are supporting calls to increase the value of gift aid to charities
Together with voices from across the charity sector, we are calling on the Government to temporarily increase the level of Gift Aid that can be claimed on donations.
Reopening meetings round two
We will be running another round of zoom reopening meetings for our members. These meetings are designed to facilitate member discussion on their reopening experiences. Whether that's taking stock of
Volunteering Matching Service Launched
In collaboration with Wil-U, we have launched an initiative to help match potential volunteers with charity shops when they reopen on or after the 15th June.
Members! New opportunity with NCS - register your interest now
We have partnered with NCS to support the reopening of charity shops and provide enthusiastic young people with volunteering opportunities.