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Want to make a difference by fundraising for us? Become a star FoodCycler! Dig out those running shoes, cook up a storm in the kitchen or nominate FoodCycle for your company’s Charity Of The Year… the options are endless and there’s something for everyone!

Your support is vital to our work reducing food waste, food poverty and social isolation across the UK – your support will make a huge difference.

 

Challenges

Half marathons, fun runs, 10Ks, Tough Mudders, skydives, hikes and bike rides… there are so many possibilities! Find out more on our Challenge Events page - we’d love to hear about the exciting challenges that you are setting yourself and we’d be thrilled if you chose to fundraise for FoodCycle.

And if physical challenges aren’t your thing, how about getting sponsored to shave your head, grow a moustache or throw a bucket of water over yourself! What would your family and friends love to see you do? Or maybe not do… our founder Kelvin was sponsored not to get a tattoo of our logo on his arm and ended up raising over £500 (mainly from his mum).

It’s very simple to fundraise for us… We recommend using Virgin Money Giving as they don’t take a cut of your valuable donations. Just set up your own bespoke page and get going!

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Organise your own event

From pub quizzes to clothes swaps, dinner parties to dress-down-days, carol-singing to bag-packing, there are so many ways you can raise money for FoodCycle. Get in touch with the team – we’d love to hear youtr ideas and support you to make the event a huge success.

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Nominate FoodCycle for your Charity of the Year

Does your company, school or workplace choose a ‘Charity of the Year’ to support? Choosing FoodCycle could be really beneficial to your organisation as well as to us. We can provide fantastic fundraising and volunteering opportunities, helping you to bring your team together and demonstrate your commitment to the community. Get in touch if you’d be interested in finding out more!

 

Raising and Giving (RAG) Societies

Are you involved with your university’s RAG society? Many of our Hubs including Cambridge, Leeds and Durham have all benefited from generous donations from student RAGs. We’d be more than happy to support your nomination – just get in touch!

 

Give as you Live for FoodCycle

Give as you Live is a way of shopping online that donates a percentage of whatever you spend to FoodCycle. It doesn’t cost you a penny more than what you’d be spending anyway! All you have to do is download a handy app or register on their website to start giving today.

 

 

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Paying in your donations

To pay in your fundraising, simply donate online, send us a cheque or get in touch at [email protected] or call us on 020 7729 2775.

 

Complaints Policy and Procedure

FoodCycle is committed to the highest fundraising standards. Our supporters are a central, valued part of FoodCycle’s activity. We simply wouldn’t be able to run our projects without continued support from our fundraisers and donors.

We are proud members of the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB) and are committed to accountability, transparency and professionalism at all times. We achieve this by self-regulation – ensuring that all staff members adhere to the Institute of Fundraising Code of Practice and that all fundraising activities are carried out in accordance with the FRSB’s key principles.

Please take a look at FoodCycle’s Fundraising Promise and do not hesitate to get in touch in accordance with our Fundraising Complaints Policy if you think we are falling short.

 

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