Tag Archives: The LEGO Foundation

The LEGO Foundation shortlisted for RNIB See Differently Award

The LEGO Foundation has been shortlisted for an RNIB See Differently Award in recognition of its work to help children with vision impairment learn braille through play. The RNIB See Differently Awards, alongside headline sponsor Amazon Alexa, recognise and celebrate outstanding work to support people with sight loss. The LEGO …

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The LEGO Foundation launches $143m global competition to aid early-years development

The LEGO Foundation has announced a USD 143 million global challenge to address what CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen calls a “global early childhood emergency” characterised by a loss of access to services and support, exacerbated by the global pandemic. Launched by The LEGO Foundation, the Build a World of Play Challenge …

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The LEGO Foundation and KIRKBI offer $15.7m to support children in Haiti and Afghanistan

The LEGO Foundation and the LEGO Group’s owners, KIRKBI have offered up 100 million Danish Kroner – the equivalent to $15.7m – to support vulnerable children in Haiti and Afghanistan with partners Unicef, the UN Refugee Agency, and Education Cannot Wait. Through the pledge, 30 million DKK will go to …

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LEGO and The LEGO Foundation make $1million donation to Save the Children India

The LEGO Group and the LEGO Foundation are making a $1 million donation to help Save the Children India support families and children most at risk in Delhi, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and West Bengal from the most recent outbreak of Covid-19. The money will be used to deliver learning to around …

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The LEGO Foundation details support of Play Included ahead of World Autism Awareness Day

The LEGO Foundation has detailed its support of Play Included C.I.C., a UK-based social enterprise dedicated to training teachers and psychologists to use LEGO play for therapeutic purposes. The campaign has been launched as part of the already successful Brick-by-Brick programme and is based on the idea that all children …

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The LEGO Foundation brings LEGO Braille Bricks to the UK with the RNIB

LEGO is bringing its range of LEGO Braille Bricks to the UK in a bid to aid children with vision impairment across the country benefit from inclusive construction toy play with the brand. The range is the result of a collaboration between LEGO and the Royal National Institute of Blind …

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LEGO rolls out its LEGO Braille Bricks in seven countries following successful pilot program

The LEGO Foundation and the LEGO Group have detailed the official launch of LEGO Braille Bricks in seven countries, including France, Germany, the UK, and the US, following the success of a pilot programme that was launched in April last year. The initiative was first introduced during the Sustainable Brands …

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LEGO launches new bricks to help visually impaired children learn Braille

LEGO is launching a new line of bricks to help blind and visually impaired children learn to read Braille in a new pilot programme from The LEGO Foundation. The LEGO Braille Bricks product is aiming to be inclusive, meaning sighted teachers and students can use the bricks together with visually …

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