Amazon Swindon's week of Comic Relief fun

By Amanda Wilkins - 21 March 2024


Team members at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Swindon took part in a week of fundraising activities and events.

They included a 24-hour cycle challenge with the aim of raising funds to support the work of Comic Relief.

Amazon is the official home of the Red Nose and a partner of Comic Relief, a charity that raises money to tackle the impact of poverty, injustice, conflict, and climate change in the UK and around the world. 

The charity was co-founded in 1985 by comedy scriptwriter Richard Curtis and comedian Sir Lenny Henry, and every year hosts the huge nationwide Red Nose Day fundraising campaign.

David Tindal, General Manager of Amazon in Swindon, said: “Delivering Red Noses to our customers is just one of the ways our team is supporting Comic Relief this year.

"We’ve had so much fun coming together to support the incredible work the charity does through our fundraising efforts.”

Erika Smith, an employee who took part in the activities, said: “It was great to have a laugh with the Swindon team in celebration of Red Nose Day.

"We had a lot of fun raising awareness and funds together for a great cause, through the cycling challenge and more.”

This year’s plant-based Red Nose range is still available on Amazon

Each Red Nose comes with a QR code that takes people to the Red Nose Day Joke Generator, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). There are four fun characters to collect as well as a limited edition rare ‘Gold’ Nose, all of which can be recycled at home for the very first time.

There is also a brand-new range of Red Nose Day merchandise, including byAmazon Fizzy Mini Pencil sweets and tissues, reusable water bottles, and even dog bandanas. A portion of the proceeds from the merchandise will go to Comic Relief.

Amazon also teamed up with award-winning singer-songwriter Paloma Faith to release "Enjoy Yourself" (The Red Nose Day Edition) in support of Comic Relief for this year’s Red Nose campaign. Paloma has also created a hilarious duet of the new single with Alexa, which fans can hear by asking: “Alexa, sing your duet with Paloma Faith."

Last year, together with its employees, customers, and partners, Amazon raised over £4.8m for Comic Relief.

To find out more and to shop the full Red Nose Day range, people can visit the Comic Relief Store at


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