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We all know about the great work the Asda Foundation does, but we bet you don’t know about its work to help young people from deprived areas in the UK with the Active Communities Network (ACN) charity – until now that is.

Michael smiling in the centre

The Foundation has worked closely with the charity since 2013 and helps young folk like Michael Kuku – he started volunteering with the ACN when he was 14 and through its football sessions and a Foundation traineeship, his personal skills, confidence, experience and prospects have improved.

Read Michael's story and more
Posted in Green Room News on 27 July 2016
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The season of dining alfresco is here so you need to make sure your garden is ready to take the heat – and also well equipped to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays.

George outdoors

So firstly the eating part: we have an impressive range of barbecues, starting from as little as £10 – that’s £8 with the discount. You can dine comfortably and in style – our George Home team are fans of the Borneo four piece set.

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Posted in Green Room News on 27 July 2016
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Colleagues from Asda House spent the day helping Littletown Junior Infant & Nursery School to improve their school grounds – and the school thanked all the colleagues on Twitter.

Colleagues helping at Littetown school

The 20 colleagues helped out by painting the shed, planting flowers, tidying the overgrown flowerbeds and even constructing some outdoor furniture from spare pallets.

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Posted in Green Room News on 27 July 2016
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We’re interviewing our Retail Director Glenn Bowles for the next edition of Spark magazine – and we’re giving you the chance to ask him questions.

Glenn Bowles

Glenn came out of retirement and returned to Asda in January this year to look after our stores and Grocery Home Shopping.

Find out how you can ask Glenn a question here
Posted in Green Room News on 25 July 2016
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Many of you will have seen the sad news about Kate Granger over the weekend. You’ve all done an amazing job in supporting Kate’s #hellomynameis campaign and being there for Chris too.

Chris and Kate

Kate reached her target of raising £250,000 for Yorkshire Cancer Care last week – a fantastic achievement.

Chris has also sent a message to you all…

Read it here
Posted in Green Room News on 25 July 2016