FareShare, a national UK charity, collect surplus ‘fit for purpose’ products from the food and drink industry and deliver it to organisations working with disadvantaged people (including breakfast and after-school clubs). They work with schools to promote the message that "no good food should be wasted".
Magic Breakfast is a registered charity that delivers free, healthy breakfast foods to UK primary schools with more than 50% Free School Meals. Currently, they are providing breakfast items to 6,000 children at school breakfast clubs in the UK.
The Mayor’s Fund for London’s Kitchen Social programme will bring together community groups, boroughs, businesses, foundations, charities and individuals to ensure the city’s young people do not go hungry or feel alone over the school holidays.
The School Food Plan is the government's independent review of school meals and food leadership in schools, led by Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent and supported by an expert panel. Endorsed by the Department for Education the plan represents the vision, funding and steps needed to transform school food culture.
Change4Life have launched useful teaching resources for primary schools following their new campaign to reduce children’s sugar intake by promoting healthier snacking. From whiteboard powerpoints, school council toolkit & family challenge leaflets, the resources will help pupils to identify healthier snack choices and interpret food labels to understand sugar content.
The Food For Life School Award supports schools to take a whole school approach that sees them grow their own food; organise trips to farms; provide cooking and growing clubs for pupils and their families; serve freshly prepared, well-sourced meals and provide an attractive dining environment.
The Childhood Trust is a fundraising and grant making charity. The trust works with grass roots charities to help alleviate the impact of child poverty in London. This includes breakfast clubs and the provision of meals outside the school term, helping to address the issue of hunger and social isolation. Watch this film to find out why.
Hyperactive Children’s Support Group provides information and advice to parents, carers and professionals seeking solutions for children and young people who may be affected by hyperactivity and/or ADHD. The charity is happy to talk over any concerns parents, carers and professionals may have and can investigate a dietary and nutritional approach.
Healthy Schools London is an initiative launched by then-London Mayor, Boris Johnson with over £600,000 funding. It is voluntary for schools to register and get started on the Bronze, Silver and Gold award scheme. The programme focuses on a whole school approach to health and well being and awards in some boroughs come with cash prizes