Monday, 21 November 2016

THE SODEXO FOUNDATION STOP HUNGER CAMPAIGN - Grants for UK or Irish charities which help to alleviate hunger and malnutrition, promote healthy eating and lifestyles or support basic life skills such as cooking

Sodexo is a French food services and facilities management company that is one of the world's largest multinational corporations, with 420,000 employees that represent 130 nationalities and are present on 34,000 sites in 80 countries.
Sodexo offerings range from self-service food services that include staff restaurants, catering, executive dining, vending, and meal delivery, to integrated facilities management services.
The Sodexo Foundation is the registered charity behind the Stop Hunger campaign in the UK.
Stop Hunger in the UK & Ireland supports charities that:
o Tackle hunger and malnutrition;
o Promote healthy lifestyles; and
o Develop life skills such as cooking.
The Foundation does not consider requests for grant funding outside of these aims. However, if you are involved in or know of a charity that delivers activities against these objectives, it is encouraged to apply for a Stop Hunger grant.
Previous grant awards have ranged from £1,500 to £120,000. However, first time applicants can only apply for a maximum of £10,000.
Past awards have included:
FareShare – re-distributing surplus food, destined for landfill, to local charities and community groups across the UK;
Coram – educating vulnerable children, young people and their families about nutrition, wellbeing and exercise in Salford;
Focus Ireland - supporting homeless people in Dublin by providing a hot, nutritious meal;
Outward Bound – using the outdoors to educate disadvantaged children on the value of health and nutrition in developing their skills for education, work and life in Salford and Scotland;
Arbelour - bringing families together to learn to cook in Aberdeen.
Applications may be submitted at any time.
The 3-page application form can be downloaded from the Sodexo Foundation website (see bottom right for the link).
For further information visit the Sodexo Foundation website.
Contact details for the Foundation are:
Edwina Hughes
Corporate Responsibility Manager
Sodexo Ltd.
1 Southammpton Row
London !C1B 5HA
(Source: GRIN)

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