The Red Box Project Jersey is a community-based, not-for-profit initiative, which aims to support young people throughout their periods by providing Red Boxes filled with free period products to local schools. They are currently supporting 28 schools on island, both primary and secondary schools. They are also in two youth clubs and a few other settings where support has been requested.

Three years ago, Appleby’s Jersey office set up a Female Leaders Network, with the aim of engaging and developing a group of female leaders, who have the power to support the development of women in their workplace. The network is part of Appleby’s commitment to promoting diversity in the workplace and local community and ensuring that diversity remains on the agenda for our business. When the network learned of the Red Box project’s fundraising ambitions, they decided to help.

The team who lead the network hosted a Valentine’s raffle for Jersey colleagues, who purchased tickets online. The winning colleague received a chocolate chiffon cake baked by Amy Benest, cocktails mixed by Lynne Capie and flowers courtesy of Gemma Whale as a Valentines weekend treat. The raffle, plus colleague donations, raised £1035 for the Red Box project.

Steffy from the Red Box Project commented:
“A huge thank you to all the team at Appleby for supporting the Red Box Project. The donations will enable us to continue to provide essential period products, free of charge, in local schools and youth clubs. It really is incredible and we are quite overwhelmed with the support.”

Appleby Jersey Managing Partner James Gaudin commented:
“The team who lead our Female Leaders Network came up with a fun way to raise both funds for charity and our spirits whilst all of our colleagues were working from home. We were all delighted to support such an important project.”

Share
Twitter LinkedIn Email Save as PDF
More News
15 Dec 2022 | News

Appleby invests in non-contentious private client and trusts team in Jersey

Experienced lawyers Nichola Aldridge and Giles Corbin have joined Appleby's Private Client & Trusts ...

1 Dec 2022 | News

Appleby leads in offshore fintech

Appleby has been ranked Band 1 for the firm’s work in the fintech sector in the BVI, Guernsey and ...

20 Oct 2022 | News

High praise for Appleby in 2023 edition of Chambers UK

The Directory recognises 15 Appleby Lawyers from the Group's Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey office...

29 Sep 2022 | News

Competition Laws in the Crown Dependencies Relevant to M&A Transactions

Our Appleby Corporate teams in the Crown Dependencies frequently advise on mergers and acquisitions ...

29 Sep 2022 | News

Appleby secures strong endorsements in Legal 500 UK 2023 rankings

The directory recognises XX Appleby lawyers from the Group's Guernsey, Jersey and Isle of Man office...

12 Aug 2022 | News

The wait is over – the Jersey LLC is arriving

Following the registration by the Royal Court of Jersey of the Limited Liability Companies (Jersey) ...

11 Aug 2022 | News

Over 30 Appleby lawyers and nine offices recognised in 2022 IFLR1000

36 Appleby lawyers across nine jurisdictions have been recognised in this year’s IFLR1000 rankings...

13 Jul 2022 | News

Revisions to Continuing Obligations under the Listing Rules of The International Stock Exchange (TISE)

This article provides a summary of Appleby listing agent services in the Channel Islands, and also o...

24 Jun 2022 | News

Civil Financial Penalties Regime: the scope of “senior management function”

The Financial Services Commission (Amendment No. 8) (Jersey) Law 2022 (FSC Amendment Law), which cam...

7 Apr 2022 | News

Discover 'A Bugs World' with Appleby at Durrell Zoo

Appleby in Jersey are joining forces once more with Durrell to host a brand-new, pop-up insect exhib...