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Looking for Christmas cards? Pop in to your local library

Origami Santa standing next to a Christmas card
07 November 2019

Every year Cards for Good Causes raise money for national and local UK charities in pop-up shops across the country. Run by volunteers, they sell charity Christmas cards and a range of other charity Christmas goods such as gifts, decorations and advent calendars.
In the lead up to Christmas you’ll find these pop-up shops in libraries and other community locations near you.
Cards for Good Causes support over 250 charities and in the last ten years alone have raised over £40 million. This year sees them celebrating 60 years of fundraising. So help them continue to support these good causes by finding a shop near you or volunteering your time!