Staci, Europe’s leading multichannel logistics expert, has donated £25,000 to Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone, a charity dedicated to improving the lives and opportunities of young people in the local area.
Staci is an international multichannel logistics expert with over 70 fulfilment centres in 8 countries, delivering over 15 billion items each year across the cosmetics, FMCG, technology and retail sectors.
Having operated UK offices in Blackburn since 1993, Staci has also been named as one of the top 4% of companies globally for their CSR performance across areas such as environment, ethics and labour standards, which includes their commitment to charitable causes across the UK.
The Youth Zone charity in Lancashire exists to create a positive future for young people, promoting cohesion, skills & aspirations, and health & well-being. They support children and young people aged 5 to 19, and up to 25 through the Youth Hub, which specialises in upskilling young people.
Rt Hon Jack Straw, Chairman of Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone, said:
‘As Chairman of Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone, we are very proud to welcome Staci to the network. The Youth Zone Patron network connects like-minded business leaders together to invest in the next generation. The Patron network has ensured that over the last ten years, the Youth Zone has supported over 18,000 young people, had 387,625 visits through their doors, raised just under £20 million and had a staggering 107,543 volunteering hours to support our mission. ’
Wayne Chapman, UK Managing Director of Staci, said:
“The whole of Team Staci is extremely proud to support this incredible cause, as the work done by Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone to improve the lives and opportunities of young people in the area is truly remarkable.”
“We’ve experienced incredible growth over the last few years, culminating with our best year on record in 2022. The result of this means we can support worthy causes even more with donations and patronages such as this, and my sincere thanks go to every member of Team Staci for helping make this possible.”
“Over 35 years Staci has held a strong reputation for ethics, CSR and doing the right thing for the right reasons – we know how much our clients value this, and we will continually improve this too.”