Amazon team take part in week-long mission ahead of Red Nose Day
Staff members at the fulfilment centre in Knowsley took part in a series of activities in the lead-up to Red Nose Day tomorrow, Friday, March 17.
Amazon is the new, exclusive home of the new Red Nose.
Made almost entirely from plant-based materials, the Red Nose starts as a tiny, flat crescent and springs into a honeycomb-paper sphere.
With every Red Nose bought, supporters are helping people through the toughest times of their lives as 100 percent of all profits go directly to Comic Relief.
The team took part in events including Comic Relief-themed games, a step challenge, and a delivery of food donations to Knowsley Foodbank.
Throughout the week, Amazon employees were encouraged to snap photos of themselves wearing Red Noses in a virtual photo booth, with £1 donated to Comic Relief for every picture taken.
Amazon donated £5 to Comic Relief for every employee who took part (Image: Clearbox Communications)
Tony Carr, general manager at Amazon in Knowsley, said: "Delivering Red Noses is just one of the ways our team is supporting Comic Relief this year.
"We’ve had so much fun getting together and helping to support the remarkable work Comic Relief does through our fundraising efforts.
"We are also pleased to donate food and household items to Knowsley Foodbank to boost those working to alleviate stress for people in our own community."
The Amazon team in Knowsley took part in several activities throughout the week (Image: Clearbox Communications)
Samir Patel, CEO of Comic Relief, added: "Ever since we first created the Red Nose in 1988, it has always been a way of showing people how even the smallest of things can make a huge difference.
"We know times are difficult right now, but millions of people across the UK and around the world need our support.
"If we all come together and do what we can, like buy a Red Nose, we can make real change happen.
"We are hugely grateful to all Amazon colleagues and customers who are able to support this year’s Red Nose Day.
"Together we can be there for people going through the toughest times of their lives."
For more information on Amazon’s partnership with Comic Relief, visit https://www.aboutamazon.co.uk/.