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LEARN l Keeping On Track

LEARN l Keeping On Track

Are you finding it hard to keep those resolutions you made at the start of the year? Never fear, Madlug is here to help you make 2018 the best year yet! Here are our top 5 tips for keeping on track beyond January.
January 31, 2018 by Madlug Blog
STORY | A letter from a Care Experienced Young Person

STORY | A letter from a Care Experienced Young Person

I know my voice is only one of many, but I hope that by sending this letter I am able to reciprocate at least a fraction of the good feelings I had upon receiving my Madlug bag.  Thank you so much.
January 10, 2018 by Madlug Blog
THANKS | You Are The Hero

THANKS | You Are The Hero

As 2017 draws to a close we wanted to take this opportunity to thank you. You are the hero in this story, it is through your support of Madlug that the lives of young people in care are changed. Your belief in these young people is giving them a voice and helping them create a new legacy. In this blog we want to give you a snapshot of 2017 and fill you in on some of our plans for 2018.
December 20, 2017 by Madlug Blog
MOVEMENT | Become a Corporate Partner.

MOVEMENT | Become a Corporate Partner.

At Madlug we are committed to helping young people in the care system carry their lives with dignity, that’s why with every product purchased we are able to gift a bag to a young person in care. We are also passionate about helping your company make a difference! 

Read on to find out more about becoming a Corporate Partner with Madlug. 

November 29, 2017 by Madlug Blog
VALUES | 5 Reasons Why Madlug Doesn’t Do Black Friday.

VALUES | 5 Reasons Why Madlug Doesn’t Do Black Friday.

It’s impossible to escape the manic promotion for Black Friday. Today I’ve already received 8 emails from retailers advertising their bargain basement prices and deals to be had. At Madlug we’re bucking the trend - we won’t be taking part in Black Friday sales. As a retailer that may seem like we are shooting ourselves in the foot on one of the ‘biggest shopping days of the year’, but here’s 5 reasons why we’re confident we’ve made the right decision.
November 21, 2017 by Madlug Blog
GIVING | Our Fuel

GIVING | Our Fuel

We are so grateful for our incredible customers. Those of you who have bought backpacks, laptop bags, gym bags or luggage have provided bags for young people in care to carry their life’s possessions in, showing them that they have value, worth and dignity.

November 15, 2017 by Madlug Blog
LEARN | Young people in poverty

LEARN | Young people in poverty

Children living in the poorest areas are at least ten times more likely to be taken into care or put on a child protection plan than those from the wealthiest areas, a study finds.
November 02, 2017 by Madlug Blog
LEARN | Tips from Sir Richard Branson

LEARN | Tips from Sir Richard Branson

Recently Madlug founder, Dave Linton, was invited to brunch with Sir Richard Branson in London to share the story of Madlug. It was an amazing opportunity to tell the leader of a global brand like Virgin the story that EVERY child in care is incredible and that no child should carry their life in a bin bag.
October 25, 2017 by Madlug Blog
EATING OUT |  A £5 lunch in Belfast

EATING OUT | A £5 lunch in Belfast

We sent Josh out this past week with a very small budget to see where he could get lunch in Belfast as a student for around a fiver.

Check out his findings.

September 28, 2017 by Madlug Blog
FAMILY | A Letter to my Sons.

FAMILY | A Letter to my Sons.

Right now we have two tiny boys in the house; a one year old and a three year old. This is an open letter to the teenage version of them. 

 

September 20, 2017 by Madlug Blog