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Iceland delivers on £10m pledge to UCL Dementia Research

Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation has today made an initial donation of £3 million to support the development of the hub of the UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL, the go-ahead for which was announced in December. This is the first tranche of a total of £10 million pledged to the project by Iceland, to be raised through the sale of 5p single-use carrier bags in Iceland stores across the UK and through the fundraising efforts of Iceland’s people, customers and suppliers.

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The UCL Dementia Retail Partnership

Inspired by Malcolm Walker of Iceland Foods the UCL Dementia Retail Partnership has raised a staggering £10million in its first year for UCL Dementia Research - equivalent to the sale of around 200 million carrier bags.

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