With Christmas approaching, Circle K, Ireland’s largest forecourt and convenience retailer, has today announced that an exclusive range of Christmas cards, beautifully illustrated by renowned Irish designer Laura Dempsey (AKA ‘Pickled Pom Pom’), are available to buy in stores nationwide, excluding Circle K Express.
Available in Circle K stores from today, a pack of 12 cards costs just €7.00, and all proceeds from the sale of the special # Home4Christmas-themed Christmas cards will go to the Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation.
For every pack sold in a Circle K store; the retailer will donate an extra €1 to Jack and Jill.
The cards will also be available to purchase in Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation Charity Boutiques nationwide and on our on-line charity store.
Commenting on the new Christmas cards, Judy Glover, Senior Market Director at Circle K Ireland said,
“We are delighted to once again support our charity partner, the Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation, and help raise vital funds to support Jack and Jill families in communities across Ireland. From 2nd November, our customers can easily support the Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation by purchasing a pack of beautifully designed Christmas cards for just €7. We are also excited to work with an Irish illustrator for the first time on an in-store product and extend our thanks to Laura Dempsey for creating a set of special designs that would be a joy for anyone to receive this Christmas’’.
A new collaboration for Circle K with Irish design studio Pickled Pom Pom
Designer Laura Dempsey from Co. Kildare, launched Pickled Pom Pom in 2018, and designs, illustrates, and prints her range of cards and prints in her small home studio –
“I am honoured to contribute in some small way to the incredible, invaluable services Jack and Jill offer, giving the gift of time to families across the country. I hope my illustrations help to spread a little joy this Christmas, while helping an amazing cause.”
– Laura Dempsey, Pickled Pom Pom
Cricle K are helping to keep Jack and Jill on the road says CEO, Carmel Doyle
“We are so happy to partner with Circle K and Laura at Pickled Pom Pom to bring these gorgeous Christmas cards to Circle K stores across the country. By purchasing this pack of beautifully illustrated Christmas cards, you are directly supporting 400 families currently under our care and helping us to keep children with highly complex medical conditions home for Christmas, where they belong. We rely heavily on people’s generosity to fund our vital service and keep us on the road to support our families, and we would like to extend our deepest thanks to our friends in Circle K for giving customers across their network the opportunity to support us with such a magic initiative as we draw closer to the Christmas season.’’
These stunning Christmas Cards designed by Irish design studio Pickled Pom Pom are available now from participating Circle K Stores, Jack and Jill Charity Boutiques, and at our online charity store as part of our 2022 Christmas Collection.
Circle K’s In-Store Christmas Gift Range
The new cards are part of Circle K’s range of gifting options and last-minute essentials that are available in select stores nationwide, excluding Circle K Express, from now until Christmas Day. From stocking fillers to winter essentials, Circle K is on hand to make sure nothing gets in the way of celebrating the festive season stress-free this year.
For the little ones eagerly awaiting Santa’s arrival, Circle K has a range of stocking fillers available including Peppa’s Family 4 Piece Set for €15, Spidey And His Amazing Friends Set for €10, an assortment of Christmas Plush Toys for €5 each, and Connect 4 Game for €16.
Christmas is also a time to unwind and indulge, and Circle K has you covered with some great deals on a variety of festive treats including Nestle Giant Tube Mix & Match Offer at 2 for €2.50, Chocolate Gift Boxes Mix & Match Offer at 2 for €12, Terry’s Chocolate Orange Balls for €2.50, Cadbury Selection Boxes at 2 for €5, and Pringles Mix & Match Offer at 2 for €4.
There is also a range of other gifts and novelty items available, including:
- Lynx Africa 2 Piece Set – €7
- Dove 2 Piece Set – €7
- LED Christmas Beanie – €8
- Colour In Christmas Bag – €5
- Elf Jumper – €4
With a network of 170 stores nationwide, excluding Circle K Express, you won’t have too far to travel to pick up your festive essentials this Christmas. To find your nearest store, visit circlek.ie.
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