Events at Croydon

Seasonal events at Croydon

This is where we announce the events and activities that will be taking place in our shop. Please check this page regularly to see what we have planned.

Supporting our communities

Our aims

We're proud of the close links we forge between our Partners and local schools, charities and organisations. And wherever we do business, at home or abroad, we work with communities to make a difference. That's why:

  • Our Community Matters programme in our shops continues to support local charities and community groups.
  • We aim to give at least 1% of pre-tax profits to community initiatives.
  • We will continue to seek out projects that support the John Lewis Foundation at home and abroad.

If you'd like to nominate a good cause for Community Matters please complete the nomination form and take it to the Customer Services department.



The charities we're supporting from May 2015 - July 2015 are:

  • Wheels for Wellbeing - Provide people with disabilities the opportunity to cycle.
  • Douglas Bader Foundation - Offer amputee children the opportunity to experience flight in a light aircraft.
  • Empowered to Succeed - Offer support and advice programmes for children struggling at school, unemployed young people, and homeless women.

This is how February 2015 - April 2015 Community Matters' charities benefited from being part of the scheme:

  • Marie Curie Cancer Care - £1200
  • 1924 Squadron ATC Air Cadets - £900
  • QEF Nero rehabilitation Services - £900

Would you like to help us
support Barnardo's?

To make a donation to Barnardo's, our 150th anniversary charity, and help support those UK children who need it most, please text JL [Enter your local shop name] to:

  • 70300 to donate £3
  • 70500 to donate £5
  • 70100 to donate £10

Giving old sofas a new life

We'll collect and re-use your old sofa when you purchase a
new sofa from us

Find out more