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On Friday 18 November, Christopher Milligan, Marketing Manager of OfficeXpress presented Bullying UK with a cheque for £3.4K in recognition of Anti Bullying Week 2016.
Christopher Milligan, OfficeXpress said:
“We’ve been supporting Bullying UK for over 5 years and we wanted to show our commitment to tackling bullying in all its forms. We are committed to supporting the charity in its aims to tackle bullying.”
Jeremy Todd, Chief Executive of Family Lives who run Bullying UK said:
“We are very grateful to receive this cheque and for the ongoing support of the whole team at OfficeXpress. This donation will help Bullying UK to continue to support children, parents and families affected by the negative impact of bullying and we look forward to future opportunities to work with not just OfficeXpress but Bradford and throughout West Yorkshire.”
OfficeXpress were able to make a donation to Bullying UK by providing a free recycle service which removes waste under a fully accredited service, providing much needed donations to the charity. Bullying UK is one of 3 supported charities supported by OfficeXpress.
A national survey from Bullying UK found that bullying continues to impact on the wellbeing of pupils, parents and education professionals. Data from 8,970 respondents showed that:
- 65% parents surveyed said their child had been bullied more than 8 times. 57% of parents stating their child had taken time off school because of bullying
- 82% of parent/carer respondents stated bullying of their child took the form of name calling with 65% stating the bullying was physical
- 81% young people experienced name calling, 55% social bullying, 40% physical and 34% cyberbullying as the type of bullying received
To help us continue to support all our charities, please register to use our free ink and toner recycling service: http://www.officexpress.co.uk/recycling
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