Rachel will be collaborating with Dettol on a campaign to raise awareness of their Anti-bacterial Laundry Cleanser whilst also helping underprivileged children both here and abroad.
The campaign will encourage people to donate their baby blankets to Dettol, who will wash them using their product to ensure that they are hygienically clean, before distributing them to children who otherwise wouldn’t have the comfort of a blanket.
You can donate and share your favourite blanket memories and photos on Twitter @DettolBlanket using #sharethememories and for every blanket received, Dettol will also donate £1 to the charity, Sparks.
Rachel has taken part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, ALS is the American name for the condition usually referred to as motor neuron disease (MND) in the UK. Rachel has been nominated by fellow S Clubbers Tina Barrett, Jon Lee, and Bradley Mcintosh (Let the reunion rumors begin…..)
Any news regarding Rachel’s music is worthy of a post, Recently Flavorwire compiled a (worldwide) list of the 20 Most underrated albums of the past 20 years, it’s of no surprise Rachel’s 2nd album Come and Get It gets a mention!
Remember S Club 7, the British pop group with a goofy sitcom that aired in America circa 2000? Well, first off, they were an actual band, and one of S Club’s female members — Rachel Stevens — went on to make one of the best dance-pop albums of the ’00s. Unfortunately, many people don’t know that, even in the UK, where Stevens is a sex symbol who spawned four Top 20 singles with Come and Get It alone. The album peaked at No. 28, despite the fact that it does everything right: not only is Come and Get It wildly consistent beyond its singles, but it hits the sweet spot between experimenting with new electronic techniques and production and still feeling familiar from a pop songwriting point of view. Goldfrapp circa Supernature meets Kylie Minogue circa Fever.
Released in 2005 following singles “Some Girls”, “Negotiate With Love”, “So Good”, and “I Said Never Again (But Here We Are)”. The album was previously listed as One of the 1,000 Albums You Have to listen to before you die.
Come and Get It was released via Polydor records on October 17, 2005, You can purchase the album via iTunes!
Rachel, Wateraid Ambassador, mother, and more recently FHM’s Sexiest Women In The World has joined WaterAid’s #MeAsAGirl campaign. The article comes complete with a never before seen Childhood picture of our gorgeous
A new WaterAid campaign, launching today, is asking women everywhere to post a childhood snap with the hashtag #MeAsAGirl, to raise awareness of the thousands of girls around the world who are suffering because they lack access to clean water.
The problems they endure aren’t limited to the obvious – lack of safe drinking water, personal hygiene and clean toilet facilities – but also have a direct link to education, as children spend their days trying to collect and carry clean water for their families, rather than going to school. The consequences of not having these basic services affect women and girls the most, as going to the toilet in the open leaves them vulnerable to violence and sexual assault.
“I’m supporting WaterAid’s To be a girl campaign as I believe all girls should be able to go to school and get an education,” Sarah Brown said today. “Too many girls around the world drop out of school because of the lack of somewhere private to go the toilet, or spend hours collecting water every day or have school sick days from drinking dirty water. No girl deserves to miss the chance to fulfil her potential because of lack of access to clean, safe water.”
Aiming to highlight the carefree childhoods that most people growing up in the UK have, WaterAid is aiming to also raise £1million to help bring safe, clean water and sanitation to over 130,000 girls around the world. Take a look through our gallery of celebrities above including Sarah Brown and Laura Whitmore (not to mention a few Marie Claire staffers) and start posting your own.
We will be re-tweeting everyone who shares their #MeAsAGirl pictures with us and WaterAid on Twitter and texts GIRLS to 70300 to donate £3. We will also update the gallery above with the best snaps.
Visit www.tobeagirl.org, to read stories from girls around the world and to find out more. Support the appeal by sharing a picture of #MeAsAGirl and text GIRLS to 70300 to donate £3 to WaterAid.