Founded by Stella Lucas MBE in 1987, All Aboard Shops are a chain of 21 charity shops in London and Manchester, that raise funds for UK registered charities.
Through the sale of donated goods in our shops, our grants have supported a wide range of causes from research projects, learning programmes, hospital equipment, to outings and respite for terminally ill children and residential care for the elderly.
All Aboard believes that we can all help create a more sustainable world by allowing pre-loved possessions be enjoyed by others whilst supporting local charities. On average we stop around 6 tonnes of waste ending up in landfill each week. Through our shops, we recycle clothes, homeware and electronics, raising much needed funds for various community projects each year.
How do our Volunteers contribute?
Volunteers play crucial roles across our organisation from administration, sales and logistics, to communication and governance. All Aboard is committed to encouraging continued volunteering throughout the organisation.
This Pledge sets out the principles, commitment and aspirations for engaging volunteers at All Aboard and applies to anyone with a non-paid role within our charity.
All Aboard works to create equal access to opportunities for voluntary involvement and is committed to a policy of diversity amongst its voluntary team.
All Aboard celebrates our volunteers, recognising that they: