Coca-Cola supports FareShare to get food and drinks to those in need during the Coronavirus crisis

The Coca-Cola Company, its bottling partner Coca-Cola European Partners and The Coca-Cola Foundation is supporting FareShare to provide the equivalent of nearly 2 million healthy meals and one million drinks as part of their global commitment to donate $120million to support COVID-19 relief efforts around the world. The support will help FareShare distribute food and drinks to vulnerable people, via its network of more than 11,000 charities and community groups across the UK, as well as scale up the emergency response to safely deliver meals to people facing financial hardship,…

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Muslim Hands partners with FareShare to provide 240,000 meals for vulnerable people

UK charity Muslim Hands and FareShare (the UK’s largest food redistribution charity) have partnered to provide enough food to create 240,000 meals during the coronavirus pandemic. The food will reach those who are most vulnerable and ensure that people in disadvantaged communities in the north, midlands and south do not go hungry. “In such unprecedented times where the pandemic has overwhelmed the normal functioning of many lives, the need for organisations such as FareShare have become imperative.”Muslim Hands Chairman, Syed Lakhte Hassanain Prior to the pandemic, 1 in 5 people…

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Kellogg provides food and donations to help communities across UK

Cereal giant Kellogg has pledged to donate thousands of boxes of cereal and snacks to help those in need across the UK. Working with its charity partners, including national charity FareShare, the company will distribute a minimum of three million servings of food, which equates to 90,000kg, to food banks, schools, charities and NHS staff nationwide. Kellogg will also donate funds to help with the distribution of the food, ensuring that the donations get to those who need them most in a safe and efficient way. Kellogg’s VP and head…

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Charities form pan-London alliance to feed vulnerable Londoners during Covid-19 lockdown

London’s three biggest food redistribution charities have partnered to provide an emergency response service for the capital during the coronavirus crisis. City Harvest, FareShare and The Felix Project, which access and divert food to vulnerable people across the city, have formed the London Food Alliance and will be delivering food to new London Borough Network hubs. The London Borough Networks are working to establish hubs to distribute food to people in local communities across London in the next week. This model will connect charities with essential services and will work…

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Co-op to donate food worth £1.5 million to FareShare to feed those at risk of hunger during Coronavirus crisis

Convenience retailer Co-op has announced that from next week, it will be donating £1.5 million worth of food to FareShare, in a show of co-operation to help boost stocks, support local communities and those citizens who are struggling amid the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. FareShare – the UK’s largest hunger fighting charity – supports 11,000 charities and community groups, including food banks, and Co-op has pledged £1.5 million of essential food products which will be split amongst FareShare’s 25 warehouses, and then supplied to a network of local community groups across…

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