Jaffa® teams up with FareShare

Leading citrus brand Jaffa® has announced a new year long partnership with FareShare, the UK’s largest food charity fighting hunger and food waste. Throughout the duration of the partnership, Jaffa will be supporting FareShare to distribute the equivalent of 200,000 meals to vulnerable people across the UK. The initial twelve-month agreement will fund the redistribution of vital food supplies, creating a much-needed boost to those facing hardship, especially within the current economic environment. These meals will be supplied across FareShare’s network of 11,000 charities and community groups, reaching some of the UK’s most vulnerable families and individuals. Rachel Hancox, Jaffa® spokesperson, said:…

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FareShare among eight charities to receive vital support as NFU Mutual Charitable Trust provides £750,000 funding

FareShare and Samaritans are among eight national charities to receive a funding boost from the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust. Leading rural insurer NFU Mutual has enabled the donations with an additional pledge of £750,000 to the Charitable Trust in response to the ongoing challenges faced by communities across the UK.The funding will support a wealth of initiatives, such as efforts to tackle mental health concerns and food insecurity. Impacts will include 600,000 meals distributed by FareShare to vulnerable individuals and families across the UK. Announced today, the eight charities set…

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Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation shows incredible ongoing support with £84,000 grant

Food services and facilities management company, Sodexo, continue to work side by side with FareShare throughout the ongoing crisis. Their most recent £84,000 grant through the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation is now making a huge difference at a crucial time. The grant from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation helps FareShare cover some of its core costs and allows flexibility for the money to be spent where it’s most needed. The funding is helping FareShare to respond quickly to the ongoing pressures of Covid-19 and helps with the costs of transporting…

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Tesco Community Cookery School and partners Jamie Oliver and FareShare help deliver food education program to community cooks

The second phase of Tesco’s Community Cookery School, in partnership with Jamie Oliver and FareShare, launches this month to help train community cooks in delivering helpful and practical food education to families in their communities. The program aims to train 300 community cooks, such as those who operate food banks or charity kitchens, to teach families how to cook simple, balanced and delicious recipes. Following the training, the community cooks will teach at least 15 people in their local community how to cook balanced meals, ultimately reaching 4,500 people between…

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Give a Little Love campaign raises £3m

John Lewis and Waitrose raised more than £3m for FareShare, Home-Start, and other local charities, through its Give a Little Love campaign. “We are thrilled to have been able to make such a difference. As the impact of this cruel pandemic is felt more deeply across society, we know that now is not the time to take our foot off the pedal. We are hard at work with FareShare to see how we can even further supply food to those who are going hungry.” James Bailey, Executive Director of Waitrose…

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