PORTMAN SQUARE GARDEN EXHIBITION, W1
22-24 September 2020 - 12pm-8.30pm
'Kindness is Powerful' series is a collection of photographs & stories celebrating the kindness of helping one another & the powerful solutions food provides to social problems.
City Harvest worked with photographer, and leader at Ealing Soup Kitchen, Andrew McLeay to capture the kindness of people who use our food to feed those in need.
City Harvest vans deliver free food to over 300 charities helping those facing food-poverty every day.
Part of Baker Street Quarter event
'Autumn Graze' is a celebration of local restaurants serving food & drinks outdoors in Portman Square Garden, Marylebone, W1.
22 - 24 September 2020
12pm - 8.30pm
POWERFUL STORIES FROM KIND PEOPLE
Community Group in Harrow
City Harvest began delivering free food to My Yard in 2017 freeing up their budget
s, enabling them to offer more diverse services and opportunities to unite and support deprived communities.
City Harvest has delivered 30 tonnes of food = 71k meals
Preventing 110 tonnes of greenhouse gases
Retail value : £91,802
FoodCycle Finsbury Park
City Harvest has delivered free food to 6 FoodCycle locations for many years, saving the charity money that can be spent on other services for its guests.
City Harvest has delivered 65,319 tonnes of food = 227k meals
Preventing 248 tonnes of greenhouse gases
Retail Value : £293, 321
Solace Women's Aid
Women & Girls Refuge
Solace Women’s Aid exists to end the harm caused by Violence Against Women and Girls.
City Harvest has delivered 39 tonnes of food = 91k meals
Preventing 144.5 tonnes of greenhouse gases
Retail Value : £118,557
Gym & Community Centre in Wandsworth
Young people between the ages of 11-25 the opportunity to get fit, learn new skills in a safe and nurturing environment. Many visitors are disadvantaged or socially excluded. Carney's work with them long term, to help reduce re-offending, and to improve social mobility and confidence.
City Harvest has delivered 8.36 tonnes of food = 19,286 meals
Preventing 31.7 tonnes of greenhouse gases
Retail Value : £12,286
Shepherds Bush Families Project & Children's Centre
Feeding Families & Children
Shepherds Bush Families is a registered charity that aims to help families who are homeless or suffer social and economic hardship. City Harvest began delivering free food to SBFP in 2016, providing savings that enable them to offer more diverse services to families in their local community.
City Harvest has delivered 15 tonnes of food = 36k meals
Preventing 57 tonnes of greenhouse gases
Retail value : £46,440
Ealing Soup Kitchen
Feeding the Homeless
City Harvest started delivering free food to Ealing Soup Kitchen in 2015, saving the charity money that can be spent on other services for their guests. For most, this will be the only meal they eat.
City Harvest has delivered 18 tonnes of food = 42k meals
Preventing 65 tonnes of greenhouse gases
Retail Value: £53,750
St Michael's Church
Community Meal & Food Bank
‘Community Lunch’ for up to 40 guests in St Michael’s Church, Southfields, South West London. The free food City Harvest delivers stretches their budget that much further to spend on other things to help their guests.
City Harvest has delivered 9 tonnes of food = 21k meals
Preventing 79.8 tonnes of greenhouse gases
Retail Value : £26,414
Click to read full story (goes live 18 September)