Disney triathletes raise over £60,000 for FareShare
6 December 2018
6 December 2018
On 16th September 90 hardy fundraisers from Disney braved the iconic Olympic Dorney Lakes Triathlon course, raising over £63,000 for FareShare in the process.
The money will help FareShare redistribute surplus food from the food industry to charities across the UK, including breakfast clubs, refuges and older people’s lunch clubs — creating 252,000 meals for vulnerable people.
The triathletes (many of them first-timers) battled the course solo or in teams of three, taking turns to run, swim and cycle.
FareShare’s Head of Fundraising, Lindsey Cape, said: “We were delighted to be chosen as Disney’s charity partner for the 2018 Triathlon. Taking on something like this is an incredible challenge, so we want to thank everyone who took part – what a heroic effort!”
“We were delighted to be chosen as Disney’s charity partner for the 2018 Triathlon. Taking on something like this is an incredible challenge, so we want to thank everyone who took part – what a heroic effort!”
Lindsey Cape, Head of Fundraising, FareShare
14 December 2018
A massive and festive thank you to Asda for supporting our cause and making a long term commitment to tackling food insecurity in the UK.
13 December 2018
150 Comic Relief staff rolled up their sleeves to help FareShare’s volunteers sort the whopping 19 pallets of packets and tins collected at the Tesco Food Collection last week.
10 December 2018
Fundraisers at FactSet have raised more than £7,000 for FareShare in just one week — as part of the company’s global drive to tackle food poverty.