Food charities ‘dismayed’ at lack of no-deal support for vulnerable groups

Open letter from charities and trade associations slams government’s ‘troubling’ assumptions

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​Government must stop passing the buck on food for vulnerable people in a no-deal Brexit

The UK Government must immediately make available hardship funds to ensure vulnerable people can get the food they need in the event of a no-deal Brexit

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Asda trials pop-up charity clothes shop to push sustainable fashion

The retailer has opened the pop-up charity outlet at its Milton Keynes store

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Aldi launches prize draw for schools to win £20k for sports equipment

To be entered in the draw, schools must collect 300 Aldi Team GB stickers to complete a sticker chart

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Asda staff take part in litter pick along Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Volunteers will aim to cover a 10-mile stretch of the canal in the next five days

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Morrisons to offer its cafés as free spaces for community groups

The supermarket is offering the facilities to groups such as new parents, charities, book clubs and craft groups

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Are the supermarkets getting food banks right?

The number of food banks in the UK has rocketed – but the way in which supermarkets support them varies wildly


Sainsbury’s staff given day to help local communities

The latest Sainsbury’s Living Well Index revealed a decline in social connections among the over-65s


Food waste charities warn no-deal Brexit threatens supply

FareShare redistributed almost 20,000 tonnes, or 46.5 million meals, from supermarkets and suppliers in 2018/19

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Proudfoot Group reaches £50,000 Nisa charity donations milestone

The retailer donated the money to almost 150 different charities in the local community

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Iceland Foods foundation pledges £100k to lung charity project

Iceland’s funding will help establish the first ‘IPF Network of Excellence’

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Company Shop enlists Surplus Super Heroes to teach kids about food waste

Kids visiting Company Shop stores will be given a ‘Surplus Super Hero’ goody bags

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Central England Co-op backs fight for food justice at Greenbelt Festival

Retailer is working with the Co-op Party to tackle hunger in the UK

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Harvey Nichols bakery supplier expects £8k hit after Whaley Bridge dam evacuation

Derbyshire-based wholesale bakery Buxton Pudding Co was forced to halt production and abandon its premises after the partial collapse of the local dam

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James Hall hits £500k in own label charity donations

The own label sandwiches are sold across the wholesaler’s 640 Spar stores

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GroceryAid eyes bigger venue for Barcode Festival after raising £450,000

New venue will have capacity for at least 3,500 people after this year’s sell-out success

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Asda kicks off week-long holiday hunger food bank collection drive

The drive is part of Asda’s Fight Hunger Create Change programme


P&G kicks off global anti-discriminatory parental leave policy

Share the the Care makes child caregiving unbiased based on gender or sexual orientation

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Metallica donates to food distribution charity City Harvest London

City Harvest rescues surplus food and delivers it to those in need via chilled vans seven days a week

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Asda and Warburtons to benefit FareShare with new charity ‘promotion’

The promotion is expected to result in more than a million products being donated to FareShare