Well, at least some of the team! At the carnival yesterday I was lucky enough to meet Glenda of the charity Chariband who was working the Chariband stall, selling bags and badges and generally getting the message out about how Chariband supports local charities. The photo above is of Glenda and Little Angel (looking not-so amused because I didn't want her wading through the muddy field in her white shoes!)
We were able to see a display of the new brightly coloured Charibags before their official launch date next week. They really are cute in the new colours (Little Angel loved the hot pink one!), and Glenda explained that each small bag can hold five large shoppers folded flat, so they're great for storing your shopping bags until they're needed.
Next Friday the 27th of July, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield will be officially launching the new Charibag range at Crystal Peaks in Sheffield. Much as I would love to go, I'm afraid we can't be there as we'll be in (hopefully) sunny Lincolnshire on our holidays... However, I do hope Glenda will email me some pictures of the event so I can post about it here.
Chariband hope to raise £10,000 for the South Yorkshire Flood Disaster Relief Fund from the sale of Charibags. You can purchase Charibags online from the Chariband website.
EDIT: Some more Charibag promotions have been confirmed for the near future:
- Sheffield United F.C. Open Day - Bramhall Lane, Sheffield on Sunday the 29th of July 10am-3pm
- Flood Benefit Gig, Little Man Tate - The Plug, Sheffield, on Saturday the 4th of August.
- Floodstock Charity Weekend - The Leadmill, Sheffield on Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of August.