Lucy comes with a wealth of experience in the retail sector, most recently as Sales Director at Gemma International where she worked for 11 years. Previously Lucy has worked with Santoro and Russ Berrie alongside both British and French retailers.
“We are very excited to have Lucy join the team, her expertise and experience in the retail sector is going to help us enormously. The further she can spread the range nationwide the more support we can give to children’s education projects worldwide.” Evan Lewis Founder VENT for Change.
The timing of Lucy’s appointment is perfect as VENT for Change prepare for the imminent launch of their new raw recycled range for pre-Christmas sales. VENT for Change picked up a multiple retail, stationery and design awards at the start of the year showing that sustainability can be combined with stylish design. Everything in the VENT range is produced with the environment in mind and proceeds from every sale made go towards children’s education projects worldwide.
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ABOUT VENT for Change
One Machine, One Million Pencils, One Mission.
In 2014 environmental entrepreneur Evan Lewis, bought an ageing run-down facility producing pencils from recycled CD cases. After 18 months of hard work and improvements he was producing an additional one million pencils a year.
At around the same time there was a string of devastating natural and man-made disasters which were effecting children worldwide, especially their education. Whole communities had been affected and children had lost their chance of going to school.
“Pencils are the most iconic educational tool going back centuries and I wanted to do something with them, something inspirational.” Evan Lewis Founder of VENT for Change
After months of research, speaking with NGOs and charities large and small, local, national and international it was clear education was a priority the world over. Evan had a potential one million spare pencils but the key was money. Money to rebuild schools, pay teachers and provide essential materials. Evan then fell upon a solution. Sell his pencils and other stationery here in the UK and from the proceeds support existing education projects around the world.