Grief Encounter

The Bluebox team has selected Grief Encounter as one of its chosen corporate charities 2024.

Following the death of someone close, the darkest, most challenging days for children and young people (CYP) can be held by Grief Encounter, a fast growing, vital national bereavement charity.  Practical and emotional assistance through tailored bereavement therapy provides CYP with the much-needed tools to navigate their grief. Providing safe space for conversation through face-to-face counselling, practical online resources, workshops and family residentials, Grief Encounter’s mission is to change the lives of thousands of CYP every year. With your support, we can transform the futures of bereaved children and young people, enabling them to go on to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

For more information about Grief Encounter, please visit 

Registered charity number 1175837

Spread a Smile

The Bluebox team has selected Spread a Smile as one of its chosen corporate charities 2024.

Spread a Smile brings joy and laughter to seriously ill children in NHS hospitals and hospices across the country.

Through in-person and virtual visits and events, Spread a Smile’s entertainers – from magicians to musicians, artists, fairies and therapy dogs – enhance wellbeing and help young patients and their families cope with the pain and anxiety of serious illness and hospitalisation.

Since their founding in 2013, they have built a reputation for developing bespoke relationships with each family and each health setting, so that they can offer the most impactful support.

In 2024-25, they will deliver over 13,200 in-person bedside visits and over 2,640 virtual visits, in partnership with 32 NHS hospitals and four hospice partners. They plan to increase the number of partners to 45 this year.

For more information about Spread a Smile, please visit

Registered as a Charity No.: 1152205

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