HARVEST SALE RAISES £577
The students’ market stalls were brimming with pumpkins, squashes, beetroots, potatoes, apples and aubergines, and with their sales hats on, they raised an impressive total of £577. All of this money goes to FareShare, who provide meals for vulnerable families by redistributing surplus food to charities and community groups. Every £1 raised = 4 meals, which means the sales from the Young Marketeers today will provide 2,308 meals! Huge congratulations to all of the students who have taken part in the programme.
Thank you to our funders, NatWest, and to our project partners who all help make this programme possible. Also thanks to the Deputy Mayor of Southwark, Cllr Barrie Hargrove, and Neil Coyle MP, both who visited the students at Borough Market today to show their support!
In other news ...
Our Breakfast Box project launched last week and so far, over 2,000 children across Lambeth and Southwark have received one of our breakfast boxes, filled with two weeks’ worth of nutritious breakfast foods.
Children from our member school, John Ruskin Primary, were treated to a masterclass in gnocchi making today with Italian chef Vicky Veltry.
Members of the School Food Plan Alliance, with the help of Myles Bremner, have put together a useful checklist for schools as they begin to think about delivering school meals.