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The Jansen foundation - Weekly News

WEEKLY ROUND UP
27/02/2023

01/03 – FELIX PROJECT 7TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Today saw the 7th anniversary since the Felix Project made their first delivery of surplus food.
Collecting and receiving food from over 500 suppliers it is sorted, delivered, some cooked  and delkivered to over 1000  front-line charities, primary schools and holiday programmes in London. A fantastic initiative and a wonderful place to volunteer should you have a few hours to spare.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY and keep up the amazing work

Find out more about what they do and how you can help below:

www.thefelixproject.org

01/03 – NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN FOOD POVERTY NEARLY DOUBLES IN A YEAR TO 4 MILLION

In a new survey from The Food Foundation figures suggest that the number of households with children experiencing some level of food insecurity has nearly doubled in the past year. The cost of living crisis is having a devestating impact on children in particular.

Read the full results of the survey below

Food Foundation Survey

02/03 – SAINSBURY’S DONATES 10 MILLION MEALS THROUGH NEIGHBOURLY

Sainsbury’s has announced it has reached a significant milestone with Neighbourly, having donated its 10 millionth meal to those facing food insecurity in 18 months.

Sainsbury’s has worked with Neighbourly since 2021 to connect all its stores with local charity partners, helping to manage surplus food donations. Through the partnership, both ambient and fresh groceries can be donated to a store’s connected charity, helping Sainsbury’s to redistribute food to those facing food poverty in local communities.

Another example of the great work being done through successful partnerships

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