The Charity Sweets Story

About Sweet Causes

When he left his position on the board of directors, of what is now Virgin Media, Bob invested £60,000 to launch Sweet Causes Limited and to promote the Charity Sweets brand of confectionery. After many knock backs, recessions, sweat and tears, late nights and long weekends they have now a £3M per annum business employing 100 people and have to date donated over £500,000 to charity, his partner Sue, later joined the company on a full time in 2010 to take over all of the administration functions to the company.

Our Milestones...

February
2002
Secure commercial participation agreement with Mencap.
April
2002
Move into new business premises in Aldridge.
May
2006
Operating in over 20 regions.
June
2010
Reached 20,000 customers and employing 40 people.
September
2010
Donations reach £200,000.
July
2013
New partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust.
February
2015
Number of Charity Sweet boxes passes 40,000 mark.
May
2015
Reach 100 employees.
June
2015
Launched third partnership with The Children’s Air Ambulance.
March
2016
Over £500,000 donated to charity
March 2019 £300,000 raised for Teenage Cancer Trust.
October 2019 New partnership agreement with Breast Cancer Now.
January 2020 Over £1 Million donated to charity.

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