SandpiperCI Charity Update January 2020

Tags: Community

St Saviour’s Parish Hall

20 tubs of sweets were donated to St Saviour Parish Hall for their senior citizens annual New Year’s lunches held at the Hotel Ambassadeur. The sweets were used as raffle prizes, which went down very well with the 500 parishioners who attended both lunches.

Jersey Guide Dogs

Ken Syvret, Chairman of the Jersey Guide Dogs association was thrilled to count in more than £150 from the three charity boxes he picked up from our Morrisons Daily Castle Quay, Colomberie and Checkers Xpress New Street stores; we thank our customers for their generosity.

Children of Bangladesh

Iceland provided a range of ingredients, including vegetables, to make soup along with cheese and biscuits to the Jersey Charity Yoga Group. They were raising money for the Children of Bangladesh, another very worthwhile cause that the Islands have supported for many years since the Tearfund began collecting in the early 70s.

Jersey Hospice

Every January, Terri Atkinson holds a huge charity event in memory of her late husband Paul Atkinson. She works all year round to raise money for Jersey Hospice, including this event, which is now attended by more than 300 people annually. Sandpiper were happy to donate tubs of sweets, wine and a very large bear to their auction helping the charity to raise more than £10,000 this year.


Linda Buesnel, charity administer for Eyecan was delighted that more than £400 was collected from instore charity boxes. Sandpiper was delighted to help this very worthwhile charity.

The Grouville Bridge Club

Raffle prizes were donated to help raise money for the Earl Haig Poppy Appeal.


The charity that was formerly known as Brig-Y-Don are overwhelmed at having collected more than £1,200 from instore charity boxes. Every penny counts and we thank our generous customers and staff for putting into these collection boxes.

Wetwheels Jersey

Costa Coffee donated a free cup of coffee for every day of the month to Wetwheels Jersey. This charity provides the opportunity for disabled islanders, including those with profound and complex disabilities access to the sea in a fully accessible powerboat. Sandpiper was also happy to provide more than 30 vouchers for raffle prizes on their Speed Quiz night helping to raise more than £1,000 for this worthy cause.

The 23rd Jersey Scout Group

Sandpiper was delighted to donate bottles of wine to the scout group’s “Wine or Water” fund raising night.

The Little Sisters of the Poor and The Jersey Shelter

Marks & Spencer continue to donate tens of thousands of pounds worth of food products to the Little Sisters of the Poor & the Jersey Shelter. This is an ongoing project that helps to combat food waste whilst supporting some great causes.

St John’s Tea Dance Club

Marks & Spencer, St John’s donate £25 of food per week to the St John’s Tea Dance Club, which as you can see from the photo many people enjoy.

If you wish to apply for a donation for your charity raffle or indeed wish to apply to have a ‘bag pack’ in one of our stores, please use the form below or contact us at:

1-2 Avenue Le Bas, St Saviour, Jersey, JE2 8NB.

Charities applying are required to be registered in the Channel Islands.