Buddy Bag founder runner-up in national woman of the year competition

Burton-based Karen Williams was one of two runner-up’s in Lorraine Kelly’s Woman of the Year competition. The founder of Buddy Bag Foundation was one of just three finalists in the nationwide competition, with the long-serving breakfast presenter dubbing her work “inspirational” and an “amazing woman”. The charity sends 12 essential items to children in dire…

Midlands charity founder is TV favourite’s Inspirational Woman finalist – please vote for Karen!

Please vote by calling 033012 362 02 to vote. We only have until Monday (October 15.) West Midlands businesswoman Karen Williams has reached the final of Lorraine Kelly’s Woman of the Year competition – with presenters dubbing her ‘truly inspirational’ and ‘amazing’. Karen set up the Buddy Bag Foundation (www.buddybagfoundation.co.uk)  in 2015. The charity sends…

Carousel supports buddy bag foundation – making a difference to children in emergency care

Carousel is delighted to continue its support for the Buddy Bag Foundation; an inspiring charity that supplies essential items to children who arrive in emergency accommodation. Having begun working with Buddy Bags back in April 2016 Carousel is so pleased to see the charity continue to go from strength to strength. On a monthly basis,…

Buddy Bag and Sainsbury’s partnership is officially launched

The partnership between a Swadlincote store and a charity supporting children who have found themselves in emergency care refuge centres has been officially launched. The Buddy Bag Foundation, which was set up by Karen Williams, from Linton, has been voted as Swadlincote Sainsbury’s new Local Charity Partner for 2017 and 2018. The announcement comes after…