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Acts of Random Kindness to the rescue at Haberdasher’s

A group of A-Level pupils from Haberdasher’s Monmouth School for Girls (HMSG) have set up a non-profit young enterprise company to help those in need in their community.

Eloise Drake and her 14 friends have established Acts of Random Kindness (ARK) Enterprise to help the local community through providing boxes of products for improving the quality of life of deprived children, the elderly and members of the armed forces serving overseas.

Eloise explains: “The scheme is not dissimilar to the Christmas shoe box appeals run by Rotary and other charities, but significantly it is not limited to Christmas and donors do not need to fill their own box.

“Ark Angels will fill the box for you and because they have organised sponsorship and donations from local businesses, your money goes further. Ark Angels also take advice from charities working with recipients to ensure that the contents of the boxes are tailored to the needs of these specific groups.

Members of the public can buy a box for donation or donate products for inclusion into a box. When buying a box the donor can specify which type of box they wish to buy and choose from two values of box; they can include a personal message inside the box if they wish. Read full story