17/12/2020

Locals in Cardiff are invited to pitch in to stop surplus food from going to waste this Christmas by collecting it from Tesco stores and sharing it with their neighbours. Tesco stores in Cardiff have partnered with food sharing app and social enterprise OLIO to help reduce food waste and provide a helping hand in the local community. Across the UK, there will be approximately 2,000 volunteering opportunities to pick up food for the community this Christmas, which could put…

27/04/2020

  The UK’s largest retailer has announced its plan to provide a £30 million package of support to local communities across the country, with a £500 grant available for local groups in Cardiff. In a recent letter to colleagues and customers, Tesco’s CEO Dave Lewis outlined plans to provide £30 million of support for local communities including £25 million in food donations. To further help local communities, a Bags of Help COVID-19 Community Fund has been created which aims to…

25/11/2019

  The results are in after Tesco customers cast their votes this summer to help community projects in South Wales bag up to £25,000. The supermarket is marking its Centenary year with two special Bags of Help funding rounds, with a huge £100,000 funding pot in South Wales. The first of these special rounds concentrated on groups delivering health and wellbeing benefits. In first place, Cancer Research UK has been awarded £25,000, in second place, Ty Hafan has been awarded…

10/10/2019

Leading charities the Trussell Trust and FareShare are appealing to people in Cardiff to volunteer to help in the UK’s biggest food collection for people in need. From Thursday, November 21 until Saturday, November 23 the two charities will be collecting food in Tesco stores across the UK and Northern Ireland during the annual Tesco Food Collection. They are looking for local volunteers to encourage shoppers to donate, so that as much food as possible can be collected. During the…

23/07/2019

A Cardiff-based primary school, Ysgol Pen Y Pil has received £4,000 for its Dig-It and Learn project thanks to Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme. To coincide with its tenth birthday, the donation allowed the Rumney primary school to provide children with an engaging outdoor learning area, giving teachers the space to inspire youngsters’ creativity in the great outdoors. On days during the summer when the weather is warm, the school can now hold lessons outside to develop children’s literacy, numeracy…

17/07/2019

Local colleagues at Tesco in Cardiff will be inviting customers to don their dancing shoes and show off their moves as part of a UK-wide fundraiser on 18th, 19th and 20th of July for the supermarket’s three national health charity partners – Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK. Visitors to the store will be treated to some epic dance performances or they can show everyone their own moves on a specially created dance floor, providing plenty…

17/07/2019

It is the first Tesco store in Wales, and one of 12 Tesco stores across the UK, to have donated 100,000 meals-worth of food through the supermarket’s Community Food Connection Scheme, run in conjunction with leading food charity FareShare. Tesco recently marked the fourth anniversary of the scheme, which has now provided more than 38 million meals-worth of food that would otherwise have gone to waste to charities and community groups across the UK. Food from the Culverhouse Cross store…

09/07/2019

  Tesco customers are being invited to cast their votes to help community projects in South Wales bag up to £25,000 this summer.   The supermarket is marking its Centenary with two special Bags of Help funding rounds, with a huge £100,000 funding pot.   Bags of Help, run in partnership with Groundwork, sees funding awarded to thousands of local community projects every year.   Customer voting in the first of these special rounds will begin in July and will…

01/07/2019

With cancer, heart and circulatory diseases and diabetes accounting for more than half of all deaths in the UK*, Tesco has launched Dance Beats to support the life-changing work of its three national health charity partners – Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK   This July, Dance Beats will bring the nation together to have fun, show off their moves and raise millions of pounds to tackle the UK’s biggest health challenges   Dance Beats will…

04/06/2019

Swansea-based charity Street Football Wales has received a £1,000 donation thanks to Tesco’s Bags of Help Scheme. The grant to the charity, which holds football matches across Wales for the socially excluded, has gone towards providing breakfasts for the players to make sure they’re on top form for matches. The funding has allowed the organisation to increase its support to more than 300 individuals throughout Wales with access to physical activity. The organisation, which holds matches in Swansea, Cardiff, Newport…