The Great Furniture Giveaway

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Complete nomination form


Know of a charity, cause or individual who would benefit from the donation of furniture?

Over a 12 month period Express Yourself is able to access up to £250,000 worth of Halo furniture which can be donated to charities or causes that are in need. Whether it’s helping with a refurbishment project, or donation of a charity raffle prize Express Yourself can help.

To nominate a charity who would benefit from such a donation of furniture, simply complete the nomination form and the committee will assess your request at the next official meeting. Meetings take place on a quarterly basis and the causes that best meet Express Yourself’s vision and belief in “making a difference” will be chosen for help. Unfortunately we cannot meet all requests, but we promise to fairly assess all those requested.


Reuben’s Retreat Champions

Each month we will feature individual(s) who have done something we believe makes them worthy of being crowned a Reuben’s Retreat Champion! There is no set criteria and we know each month there will be more than one! Every single one of our supporters is a champion in some way, we are truly thankful to every single one of them.

August 2015 Champions 

 Our champions this month are very aptly named, carrying out Angels work.

I hope that you will visit our lodge in October, to see for yourselves the input that this incredible company have had on the end result of our lodge.

Months ago we were introduced to them via John Lewis and their community project.  Having worked with many charities in the past, they were keen to explore our vision to see how they could support.

We made our way around the lodge and shared our plans and lists were made.

Months later we submitted a list and hoped that they would be able to fulfil some of it.

They offered to supply all of it, as a charitable donation.

We were bowled over.

The furniture arrived for our lodge in August and it is magnificent.

It sits and stands proudly in both of our counselling suites, our function room and has furnished our entire apartment.

This months champions are “Halo living” in conjunction with John Lewis.

Thank you to Beverley and the team for their hard work, dedication and time given.

In all they have donated over £25,000 worth of magnificent furniture.

See more here:

Charities we have helped during 2014-2015

-          BASIC, Eccles

-          Guide Dogs for the Blind

-          Stockport Womens Centre

-          Hamilton Davis Trust, Cadishead

-          Sure Start Centre, Wythenshawe

-          Wigan Womens Centre

-          Stockport Without Abuse

-          Chiltern Gate School, High Wycombe

-          Crossroads, Derbyshire

-          The Story Barn, Calderstones Park, Liverpool

-          The Rotunda, Liverpool

-          Milton Abbey School, Blandford Forum

-          Ruby’s Fund, Congleton


Recent Work

“Earlier in the year, we worked on a joint scheme with John Lewis in Liverpool by providing furniture with a value of £9,225.00. The Open Door Centre is a tiny charity which offers a drop-in facility for young people with mental health issues and access to services is free and immediate. We have helped create a quirky, colourful and relaxing space used regularly by over 175 young people, when demand for their services has never been higher. It has been a privilege to be part of this transformation.”
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