Here at Whistles, we are proud to work with and support our dedicated charities. Here are some of the recent projects we have enjoyed putting our efforts and energy into, from organising regular book clubs and events to continuing to make donations through sales, we are always looking for new ways to support these initiatives. Please find out more about the charity’s here/below.

‘Pride Forever’ Limited Edition print by Shanée Benjamin, 2022.


AKT supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment. The charity supports young people into safe homes and employment, education or training, in a welcoming and open environment that celebrates LGBTQ+ identities.

In honour of the 50th anniversary of Pride in the UK, we donated £1 from each global sale to akt, a national charity for LGBTQ+ young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness or living in a hostile environment.

We also collaborated with Brooklyn-based illustrator Shanée Benjamin to create celebratory window installations, and 100 Limited Edition prints, with 100% of the proceeds donated to akt.

Registered Charity No. 1093815

Our St Christopher’s Street Store, designed by Shanée Benjamin for Pride 2022.


In spring, we hosted bouquet workshops with the creative team behind My Lady Garden. 100% of the ticket sales were donated to Trekstock, a charity dedicated to offering emotional, physical and social support to young adults living through and beyond a diagnosis of cancer.

Registered Charity No. 1132421


The Trussell Trust support a nationwide network of more than 1,200 food bank centres in the UK to provide a minimum of three days of nutritionally balanced emergency food to people locked in poverty while campaigning for change to end the need for food banks in the UK.

For our ongoing partnership with Giving Tuesday, we donated 10% of profits after taxes and overheads on all global sales to The Trussell Trust; a charity that supports a network of UK food banks that provide emergency food and support to people in crisis.

Giving Tuesday (277424)
Trussell Trust Registered Charity Number: England & Wales 5434524 Scotland 1110522


We continue to donate clothing to Newlife stores across the UK, a charity dedicated to providing support and care services to disabled and terminally ill children. In 2022, we donated 7958 items of clothing to Newlife.

Registered Charity No. 1170125


We have long supported Smart Works UK by donating clothing throughout the year to support the work they do. Smartworks is a charity supporting unemployed women with clothing and coaching to help them succeed at job interviews and transform their lives. We also took part in the annual The Telegraph x Smart Works Fashion Sale, which helped raise £10,000 through our joint effort with our fellow TFG London brands.

Registered Charity No. 1080609


Women Supporting Women is a passionate group committed to changing the lives of young women at The Prince’s Trust, helping them gain the skills needed to live, learn and earn. The mission of Women Supporting Women is simple: to provide the right help to nurture, empower and inspire young women to build their futures through employment, self-employment, education or training.

For International Women’s Day, we were proud to partner with The Prince’s Trust to support the Women Supporting Women’s #ChangeAGirlsLife campaign by donating £1 from every global sale on 8th March 2022.

Registered Charity No. in England and Wales (1079675) and Scotland (SC041198).


The World Book Day Charity changes lives through a love of books and shared reading, promoting reading for pleasure, offering every child and young person the opportunity to have a book of their own. Designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, World Book Day is marked in over 100 countries around the globe.

In celebration of the 25th annual World Book Day we donated £1 from every global sale on 4th March 2022 for the World Book Day campaign to support getting books to more children. We also interviewed two renowned world book day children’s authors & Illustrators, Sharna Jackson and Nadia Shireen, who shared live reading of their books Peak Peril: A High Rise Mystery and Welcome To Greenwood on our social channels.

Registered Charity No. 1079257

Hazel Denim Shirt, Denim Wide Leg

We are grow

For our Kids AW22 campaign, we partnered with GROW, London; a newly established charity that works with schools and communities, delivering bespoke programmes in sustainable food growing and outdoor learning. We donated £5000 to the farm to go towards ‘GROW Outdoors’, food growing and well-being sessions for young people struggling with the transition from primary to secondary school.

Mentoring Matters

We are delighted to have worked with Mentoring Matters this year to provide paid opportunities for their candidates. Mentoring Matters is a global mentoring scheme that aims to redress the balance of equality and opportunity within the creative industries and we are thrilled to be working with them to achieve our mutual ongoing goals.