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…

15/01/2020

Photo credit: Phillip Roberts   A Cardiff-based organisation working to support people with cancer has received a £10,000 grant from a special Centenary voting round of Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme. The funding from Tesco has allowed Maggie’s Cardiff to provide extra practical and emotional support for people with cancer, as well as their family and friends. With backgrounds in the study and treatment of tumours and years of experience within the NHS, Maggie’s Cancer support specialists help people with…

23/05/2019

CHARITIES and community groups across Wales have now been awarded grants totaling £5 million thanks to Tesco’s Bags of Help initiative. Since launching in 2015, the scheme, run in conjunction with the charity Groundwork, has seen £71 million from the sale of Bags for Life fund more than 23,000 local projects across the UK. This week the total grants awarded passed the £5 million mark, with 1,877 projects across Wales benefiting to date. From ukulele clubs in Swansea to street…