Latest charity retail news

Members! Submit your request today for our Volunteering database
Since the launch of thecharityshopvolunteer website over a month ago we have been gathering names and contact details of potential volunteers interested in devoting their time to charity shops - just reaching 1500!
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 6 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.