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Staci joins the Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone Patron network as a
Gold Patron.

Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone are proud to announce that Staci has joined the network as a
Gold Patron.

Staci is an international multichannel logistics expert and has been specialising in eCommerce and
marketing logistics since 1989. With a UK head office in Blackburn since 1993, Staci now operates 4
major Fulfilment Centres in the Blackburn area, where over 300 Team Members are based.

Having built a strong team culture and friendly working environment, Staci has also been named as
one of the top 4% of companies globally for their CSR performance across areas such as
environment, ethics and labour standards, which includes their commitment to charitable causes
across the UK.

The Youth Zone charity, which has hubs in both Blackburn and Darwen, exists to create a positive
future for young people, promoting cohesion, skills & aspirations, and health & well-being. They
support children and young people aged 5 to 19, and up to 25 through the Youth Hub, which
specialises in upskilling young people for the world of work.

Being a Patron of Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone unlocks a series of opportunities and supports
businesses with their ESG agenda. With support from the business community, the Youth Zone vision
is embedded across Blackburn with Darwen, focusing on business employees as valued Patrons; to
ensure they feel connected to the need and mission of the local community.

Rt Hon Jack Straw, Chairman of Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone, said:
‘As Chairman of Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone, we are very proud to welcome Staci to the
network. The Youth Zone Patron network connects like-minded business leaders together to invest in
the next generation and also supports businesses’ ESG agenda. This significantly enhances
community cohesion and engenders a spirit of trust in the philanthropic work of local businesses.
Through the Patron network, Youth Zone has supported over 18,000 young people over the last 10
years. Youth Zone has seen 387,625 visits from young people accessing services; raised just under
£20 million and has benefitted from a staggering 107,543 volunteering hours. ’

Wayne Chapman, UK Managing Director of Staci, said:
“The whole of Team Staci is extremely proud to support this incredible cause, as the work done by
Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone to improve the lives and opportunities of young people in the area is
truly remarkable.”

“2023 is the 30 th anniversary of Staci’s presence in Blackburn, and we’ve experienced incredible
growth over the last few years, culminating with our best year on record in 2022. The result of this
means we can support the local area even more with donations and patronages such as this, so a big
thank you from me to every member of Team Staci for helping make this possible.”

“We look forward to working closely with Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone throughout our patronage
to do all we can to support young people in the area further.”

For more information on becoming a Patron, please contact