Giving Back: Bridges Sunderland


We’re celebrating the Bridges businesses who pivoted to support others during the pandemic, or have been giving back to the community as we head back out to enjoy the city…



Hotel Chocolat















Offered 50% off for all NHS and Blue Light Card holders. As well as this, the team also donated tons of sweet treats to Sunderland Soup Kitchen during lockdown. Nice work guys!



This supermarket giant helped keep the community going by dedicating time slots for our city’s elderly and more vulnerable folk.

















As well as dedicating shopping time for the city’s elderly, vulnerable and key workers, our chums at Tesco will also be donating a staggering £48m worth of food to charities in the coming weeks!


Holland & Barrett

These health gurus have been donating dreamy diffusers and calming oils to NHS facilities around the city.

















Their vegan steak bakes have been high on our lockdown crave list! The pasty masters are offering free hot drinks to the incredible NHS staff and emergency workers across the city.



Our inspirational NHS workforce received 250,000 free coffees during the summer from our chums at Costa!
















Everyone’s favourite coffee aficionados have been keeping our incredible key workers going by donating tons of coffee, sweet treats and smoothies.



NHS workers enjoyed unlimited data during lockdown, all thanks to the generous folk at EE.

















Debenhams delivered the spirit of Easter with free eggs to NHS workers across the city. A little bunny tells us that they will be donating random items to key workers every week too!


Body Shop

The brilliant Body Shop team delivered 25,000 bars of soap and 25,000 tubes of hand cream to frontline NHS workers at the newly opened Nightingale Hospital amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

















These cool cats kept the NHS well-stocked ands styled this summer – thanks to a massive donation of clothes worth £10,000!



The fashionistas over at H&M are now gearing up to produce PPE that will be provided to hospitals and healthcare workers across the city.


Krispy Kreme















Krispy Kreme kept our key workers stocked up on sweet treats this summer; thanks to regular donut box donations!


TK Maxx

Sweet treats from TK Maxx’s stellar foodie department was donated to local food banks around the city during the pandemic.

















Lush made sure that NHS staff had the best skincare products sorted this summer – all thanks to their donation of 1,500 Helping Hands cream to Wearside facilities.


Check us out online at FacebookInstagram and Twitter


Facebook Comments