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Building Happier Futures

Donate to our Building Happier Futures fund and make a difference to young people from care.

Building Happier Futures for young people from care

Building Happier Futures

Donate to our Building Happier Futures fund and make a difference to young people from care.

Building Happier Futures for young people from care

Our charity partners

Along with Action for Children and Who Cares? Scotland, we’re working to create a happier future for young people from care

Our Charity Partners

Our long term commitment

Building Happier Futures

From our scholarship initiative to apprenticeships, we’re helping young people from care to find careers at John Lewis and Waitrose.

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Taking the next steps

We’re helping young people from care into education and work. Because caring shouldn’t stop at 18.

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Speaking up for change

We’re asking those in power to ensure fairer policies for young people in the care communities.

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By shopping for selected products, you're helping support young people from care.

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Support young people from care this Christmas

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree

Choose a bauble with the amount you’d like to donate to our Building Happier Futures fund - supporting young people from care.

Hand the bauble to a Partner at the till who will add your donation to your total bill.

We will be donating £5 up to the total of £250,000. John Lewis will gift 70% of your donation to Action for Children (Registered Charity Number 1097940; Scotland Registered Charity Number: SC038092) and 30% of your donation to Who Cares? Scotland (Registered Charity Number: SC026076)

My John Lewis Exclusive

Download or open the Rewards section in our app to shop more launches before anyone else until 12 Nov.

Exclusively available for new and existing My John Lewis members.

My John Lewis Exclusive

Download or open the Rewards section in our app to shop more launches before anyone else until 12 Nov.

Exclusively available for new and existing My John Lewis members.

Helpful Information

If you’ve been in, or are in care and you’re struggling, you are not on your own. If you need to talk to someone who can help, please get in touch.

Become

Become offers a range of support, from ongoing coaching, helping in stressful situations, to providing a friendly space to meet other care-experienced young people.

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Action for Children

Action for Children provides a range of local support. Find out more about what support is available in your area.

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Drive Forward Foundation

Drive Forward offers a range of support if you’ve been in care and are taking your first step into the world of work, from one-to-one support to mentoring and work placements.

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Who Cares? Scotland

The Who Cares? Scotland Helpline is for Care Experienced people across Scotland. Offering connection, a listening ear, lifelong advocacy and support.

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Donations Terms & Conditions
  1. Photographs are posed by models to protect the identities of the young people we’re supporting

  2. John Lewis will gift 70% of your donation to Action for Children (Registered Charity Number 1097940; Scotland Registered Charity Number: SC038092) and 30% of your donation to Who Cares? Scotland (Registered Charity Number: SCO26076)(minus 5% platform charges)

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