Baked Bean Queen
1 runners ran to help the FareShare London in Richmond.
- Thursday, 21st of November 2019
- Led by Anita
Anita was in the Tesco Metro store on George Street, Richmond, handing out FareShare 'shopping lists' with suggested donations and encouraging customers to buy items to leave at the in-store food collection boxes.
FareShare is the UK’s biggest charity fighting hunger and food waste. The Food donations (including tea, coffee, tinned food, rice, pasta and baked beans) made during Anita’s shift will be boosted by an additional cash donation to FareShare from Tesco of 20% of their value.
At the start of the shift, Richmond was heaving, with George Street closed to traffic and hundreds of people waiting to meet Santa and Paddington Bear, see the ‘Switching On of the Christmas Lights’ and to watch the Fireworks on the Green. Although most people were in Richmond for the festivities rather than for food shopping, by the end of the shift, the generous donations had filled two collection boxes. And FareShare will also benefit from a generous 20% cash donation from Tesco. Win-Win.
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