Meals During the Festive Period

Where possible FoodCycle will continue to run across the festive period.  All Projects will run every week but some may have to close/pause between 24th December – 4th January.  To make it as easy as possible for you to find a FoodCycle meal, we have listed all the locations that are open during the Christmas […]

MasterChef winner shares Boursin Brussel Sprout Pakora recipe

FoodCycle, Boursin and MasterChef 2018 winner, Kenny Tutt have teamed up to inspire the nation to waste less throughout the festive period. Research reveals that nearly half (48%) of Brits admit to over-buying when stocking up on festive food and drink. Over the festive period, Brits will consume a collective 250 million roast potatoes, 208 […]

Advent of Change is Back!

We’re pleased to announce that we are part of Advent of Change again this Christmas! Known for spreading festive joy with the UK’s first-ever advent calendar featuring a charity behind every door, this year the non-profit organisation has expanded the range including everything from elegant crackers to fragrant candles. Along with 47 fellow charities working […]

A Christmas Carol Charity Partner

FoodCycle are delighted to have been chosen as the A Christmas Carol Charity Partner for this year’s production to be live streamed from The Old Vic stage. The Charity Partner scheme would usually collect donations through post-show bucket collections. Unable to fundraise in person, the theatre wants to continue in its commitment to support charities […]

The Big Give Christmas Challenge

Our partnership with The Big Give Christmas Challenge is simple: one donation, twice the impact for hungry and lonely people this festive season. By supporting FoodCycle through the Christmas Challenge, your donation will unlock twice the value thanks to our generous Pledgers and Champion.   “I get a healthy meal at the same time each week which is the only regular […]

Just Eat Christmas Meal Appeal

JUST EAT CHRISTMAS MEAL APPEAL We are once again delighted to be a part of The Just Eat Christmas Meal Appeal which is running until 3rd January 2022.  Using its entire network as a force for good, the food delivery app is encouraging members of the public to donate £3, £5 or £10 when they order […]

FoodCycle Christmas Recipes

Many of our FoodCycle projects will be serving up tasty and nutritious three-course meals across the festive period, ensuring that communities across the UK have access to free hot food this December. To spread a little joy and culinary inspiration, we asked FoodCycle volunteers to share their favourite festive recipes. (Homegrown) Jerusalem Artichoke Soup from […]

Corporate Festive Fundraising: five great examples

Our corporate partners have done a great job of coming up with innovative ways to fundraise for FoodCycle this festive season. So much so that we wanted to share their ideas. Thank you to our amazing partners for their support. Just Eats’ Black Friday Campaign Just Eat kicked off the festive season by reimagining its […]

Feelin’ festive at FoodCycle Bloomsbury!

Last weekend, FoodCycle Bloomsbury kicked off the Christmas season with a festive fundraiser – they raised over £570 and had a fantastic night. But you don’t need us to tell you that – just read their Christmassy poem for a flavour of the night! Twas not the night before Christmas, but it wasn’t far off! […]