DD Charity Blog
A place for us to highlight the great work of charitable groups we are supporting with donations of DD Hammocks Gear each month. We are proud to be working with community engagement programs, mental health charities and more to provide equipment and easy access to the great outdoors for those in need.
30 May 2023
DD Charity Update - May 2023
As the longest day approaches and the summer sun starts to settle in, we've teamed up with Grow-Wellbeing CIC and Nacro. Based in Birkenhead and Manchester respectively, these two outdoor organisations are passionate about providing care and excitement to their patrons via the beauty of nature. Read on to find out more!
27 April 2023
DD Charity Update - April 2023
For the month of April we've been able to team up with two new organisations - The Calvert Lakes Trust and Harmeny Education Trust. Read on to see how these two local UK charities provide the true joy of the outdoors to those who need it!
28 March 2023
DD Charity Update - March 2023
Spring has officially sprung, and this month we're collaborating with veteran led organisation; The Leg Up Project! The Leg Up Project is a Leicestershire non profit CIC that works to offer adventure therapy, courses and various methods of support to folks of all ages from a variety of diverse backgrounds - including those with mental health difficulties, homelessness, and more. Read on to find out more about how the Leg Up Project works, and how they have gotten on with their new DD kit!
28 February 2023
DD Charity Update - February 2023
It's February, the month of love and appreciation! And what better way to spread the love than working in tandem with two great local charities to bring the joy of the outdoors to those in need? This month we firstly meet Barry Curley of The Ulverston Canoe Club, who's volunteers work to create oppertunities for young people and those from less dvantageous backgrounds to take part in getting outdoors. Secondly we catch up with Good News Brighton, an organisation that works within Moulsecoomb to get folks from deprived areas into wild camping areas to help heal their mental health and wellbeing.
30 January 2023
DD Charity Update - January 2023
For the first DD Charity Blog of 2023, we kick off the New Year by shining the spotlight on the work of our two January Charity partners. We catch up with Mark Cropley of Wellderness CIC to examine the work of this non-profit, community interest company that brings people together in the wild. We also take a look at the ethos of our second charity partner Free To Be Kids UK; a London based charity that helps children of all ages and backgrounds enjoy nature.
13 December 2022
DD Charity - 2022 Recap
2022 is now drawing to a close, and in this blog we cast a look back at the year in DD Charity. Read on to find out more about our partner organisations, our total donations and how our charity edition hammocks and tarps are being used to help those in need!
29 November 2022
DD Charity Update - November 2022
November is the month of frosty mornings, fireworks and long nights curled up in your hammock - but just because winter is on the way doesn't mean that the outdoors can't be explored! This month we've teamed up with The Wellness Cafe and Bushkraft Forest School CIC; two organisations dedicated to helping those in the community improve their mental health and wellbeing through the power of nature and great company!
25 October 2022
DD Charity Update - October 2022
October may be the time of spooky season, but not to worry - there's nothing but camping treats (no tricks!) in store for this month's charities! We've teamed up with mental health charity Blackdog Outdoors and local grassroots nature charity The Children's Wood and Meadow - read on for more information about these two great charities, their work, and their dedication to nature!
29 September 2022
DD Charity Update - September 2022
This month we have been working with John Ratcliffe of Sir Alexander Fleming Primary School's "Hazels" outdoor learning school. Take a look to see how John and the team are helping children learn and grow in the bounties of the outdoors!
25 August 2022
DD Charity Update - August 2022
The outdoors is at the heart of all we do here at DD, and there's no greater joy than seeing everyone of all ages and backgrounds getting out and enjoying it! This month we catch up with The Boathouse Youth; Blackpool's leading youth charity that works tirelessly to help young people get out, enjoy the outdoors and get involved within their local community, all while developing essential life skills.
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