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Waitrose do collections. Can Four Paws apply?
« on: October 09, 2011, 10:01:40 AM »
Hi there
I don't know how many Waitrose stores there are in South Wales; I know of Abergavenny and Caldicot.

They do collections every month for different charities, they give £1,000 per month; everytime you shop in Waitrose you are given a token, when you get to the exit there are three collection tubs with three different charities.  You put your token in the charity box you most want to support.  At the end of the month all the tokens are added up and the £1,000 is split (dependant on the number of tokens) between the three chosen charities.
Any local charity can apply.  It sometimes take a few months to get added as they try to put three similar charities on each month.

If Four Paws applied to both Abergavenny and Caldicot I'm sure it could bring in some much needed money without too much time being taken up.

Rach (Maxis adoptive Mummy!)

PS anyone know of any other Waitrose in South Wales
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Re: Waitrose do collections. Can Four Paws apply?
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2011, 10:15:17 AM »
Just googled Waitrose:

There are the follwoing stores in South Wales:

Abergavenny Merthyr Road, Llanfoist, NP7 9LL
Barry Palmerston Road, Barry, CF63 2PE
Cardiff Queen Street Cannot find an address, sorry!
Caldicot 43 Newport Road, Caldicot, NP26 4UX
Monmouth 110-114 Monnow Street, Monmouth, NP25 3EQ
Cardiff Gate M4 Motorway, Junction 30, , CF23 8RA
Pontprennau - Croescadarn Close, Pontprennau, Cardiff, CF23 8AN

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Re: Waitrose do collections. Can Four Paws apply?
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2011, 10:26:49 AM »
I know we've had this in a couple of stores, but not sure which ones. I think Cardiff Queen st....
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Re: Waitrose do collections. Can Four Paws apply?
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2011, 10:31:02 AM »
Nothing stopping us applying for all the South Wales stores, one letter to all South Wales stores..lets do it!!  I'm over excited at the prospect :redface:
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Re: Waitrose do collections. Can Four Paws apply?
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2011, 10:43:24 AM »
Indeed not, found this - http://forum.fourpawsanimalrescue.org.uk/index.php?topic=6608.0

I think we've done Pontprennau, Monmouth and Queen St. But nothing stopping you filling in forms  :clap:
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Re: Waitrose do collections. Can Four Paws apply?
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2011, 10:46:24 AM »
We have been successful I think at least once before possibly twice, I'm not sure... We cane top at Waitrose in Pontprennau (Cardiff) So no reason not to try elsewhere.
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Re: Waitrose do collections. Can Four Paws apply?
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2011, 11:05:34 AM »
I'm not sure how we did in Queen St but FP were top at one point! I think all the charities get something tho?

I agree - keep applying!
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« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2011, 15:32:17 PM »
I can fill in an application in Caldicot, who do I put as the contact?  Are there people in the other areas..more the merrier!

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Re: Waitrose do collections. Can Four Paws apply?
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2011, 20:39:51 PM »
My dad has a hedgehog charity and they did this. I think all 3 charities had a share of the money, the winner had the most and so on!  :clap: Just make sure that you tell all your friends who shop there when it's happening so the use their little green token!!!!

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Re: Waitrose do collections. Can Four Paws apply?
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2011, 20:41:01 PM »
If you put kirsty thomas as the contact and our po box number that would be great!

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« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2011, 18:50:36 PM »
I've picked up 6 appliaction forms, thought I could send to the supermarkets not local to me and drop the Caldicot one in.

Is everyone happy for me to do this?

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Re: Waitrose do collections. Can Four Paws apply?
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2011, 18:53:34 PM »
Go for it Rach :hug:

I put in loads to the Queen Street one and we had the share in August..... :clap:
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« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2011, 19:43:59 PM »

Very happy, thanks Rach  :beer:
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« Reply #13 on: October 21, 2011, 16:52:57 PM »
Fingers crossed, I've applied to them all!  If anyone else is passing any of the stores perhaps you could pop in an application too, the more the merrier. :clap:

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« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2011, 20:27:57 PM »
Hope Rescue is currently in Waitrose Caldicot, doing VERY well, tub is nearly full :clap: :clap:

Hopefully it will be Four Paws turn soon. :grouphug:

Rach

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