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Over 19,000 meals delivered to Londoners in need as part of Harvest Festival this October

Our first food and fundraising drive, City Harvest Festival 2023, saw 96 organisations support us this October by collecting long-life cupboard food items in workplaces, schools and offices, and fundraising. A huge thank you to all our food donors who took part in this initiative for us. It’s been a fantastic success, managing to raise 8 tonnes of food for us to redistribute to our community partners over the coming months.

This contribution equals over 19,000 meals worth of food for Londoners in need.  

Arriva Rail and TfL Overground Supports City Harvest Festival 

City Harvest spoke with Pauline Lawler and David Cranstoun who championed Acton Central Station’s food drive and raised awareness through collaborative signage at other Overground stations including Willesden Junction and South Acton. Read more here. 

London schools support City Harvest Festival 

Longstanding partners, King’s College School, Wimbledon and St Paul’s Boys School, Barnes, organised student-led food drives to raise volumes of long shelf-life goods collected by City Harvest and redistributed to London communities in need. 

We were also delighted to collect food from a host of primary and secondary schools across the capital’s boroughs, including Haringey, Richmond, Ealing, Newham, Harrow 

Host a City Harvest Food Drive

You can host a food drive at any time of the year to help feed Londoners in need! If you’d like to host a food drive this Christmas, let us know. We’d be delighted to share some co-branded marketing material with you to support your event and will happily arrange a collection at your convenience.