Hyve Group has confirmed the Retail Trust as its charity partner for the Spring and Autumn Fair for two years and Wellbeing Partner across all its retail shows in the UK comprising Glee, Spring Fair, Autumn Fair, Pure and Scoop, to provide dedicated support, awareness and fundraising for the retail sector.
The partnership will incorporate offsite volunteer days, team challenges, and onsite activity kicking off at Autumn Fair on September 5-8, 2021 at the NEC Birmingham. The partnership also sees the launch of the Female Founders scheme that will offer free stands to 10 inspirational female founders.
Chief executive of the Retail Trust Chris Brook-Carter said: “The Retail Trust has been creating hope, health and happiness for everyone in retail for nearly 200 years, but our cause has never been more relevant. The financial aid we provide to help people stay in their homes, feed their families, or make essential hospital visits has doubled to more than £900,000 in the last year, and we’ve run nearly 8,000 counselling sessions.”