We support a variety of charities across the UK and Ireland that help to tackle hunger and malnutrition, either through directly feeding vulnerable people or by delivering education or skills training that equip individuals to improve their overall wellbeing and eating habits.
The food re-distribution charity that saves good food destined for waste and re-directs it to charities and community groups who transform it into nutritious meals for vulnerable people.
Our on-going support of FareShare has been key to their sustainable growth, 2018 marked 10 years of partnership between Sodexo and Fareshare and in this time we have given over £1m to them. This year, our support allowed FareShare to distribute surplus food equating to over 800,000 meals to their charity partners and community groups who help those in need
FareShare charity partners and community groups include:
- children’s breakfast clubs
- after-school clubs
- homeless hostels
- projects for ex-service personnel
- older people’s lunch clubs
Is a network of more than 400 foodbanks, giving emergency food and support to people in crisis across the UK, where 13 million people live below the poverty line.
Our support has helped to expand the Trussell Trust Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) in coventry. The RDC can now accept large quantities of food and distribute it to another 17 foodbanks in the area. The 17 foodbanks use the food for their three- day emeregency food packages and recipients are offered additional services such as money management and healthy eating classes. Through our support of Trussell Trust we are helping to ensure struggling families in the Coventry area get the support they need.
The UK's oldest children's charity that aims to give children the best possible chance to live a fulfilling life.
We have supported Coram since 2013 and have donated just under £150,000 to the Coram Life Education (CLE) and Family Assembly programme in the North West, with a focus on Salford and Manchester. CLE is a fun and interactive service delivered specifically in mobile classrooms offering an inspiring setting for children to learn about how to make healthy choices. We have now supported just under 200,000 children since our partnership with Coram.
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity exists to relieve need, suffering and distress amongst our Armed Forces, veterans and their families in order to support their independence and dignity. SSAFA understands the unique demands of service life, whether it’s on UK soil or overseas. Support is available for people at any stage in their military career; from the youngest recruit tooldest veteran – no one’s service is ever forgotten. We have more than 5,000 trained SSAFA volunteers who provide personalised, face-to-face support to those in their local area. Our trained welfare advisors and volunteers work with each person to find out exactly what they need. Once we’ve assessed what is required, we’ll help the individual or family access the support they need.
Our annual donation directly supports those members of our Armed Forces, veterans and their families who are struggling from the most critical needs - these are usually homelessness, hunger and lack of basic living essentials.
Is a homeless charity that works with people who are homeless or at risk of losing their homes.
Our support has gone towards the Focus Ireland coffee shop, which is the first port of call for those at risk of homelessness. We are also supporting their Family centre which takes a holistic needs approach caring for the family and ensuring that both parents and children have the support to tackle homelessness.
Have a look at our Stop Hunger map which highlights all the other great charities we have supported over the years. Have you read our new FY20 Stop Hunger report? If not click here and see how we have made an impact with our charity partners.