Tesco Collection

1st - 3rd December

Help us support people facing hunger this winter by joining us for the UK’s biggest food collection.


From the 1st to 3rd December, all UK Tesco stores will be hosting a food collection for either a Trussell Trust foodbank or our partner charity, FareShare, as part of the ninth Neighbourhood Food Collection.

Christmas can be a difficult time for individuals and families who are already managing on extremely tight budgets. The increased winter fuel bills, and the pressure of choosing between heating and eating, will sadly push many families into food crisis.

Donations made to Trussell Trust foodbanks are used to provide three-days of nutritionally-balanced, emergency food to people in crisis that have been referred by frontline professional agencies such as Citizens Advice or children’s centres.

Whilst at the foodbank, clients will be welcomed, listened to and signposted to services that can provide support with the underlying causes of their crisis, helping to break the cycle of poverty.

Tesco top up customer donations by making a 20% financial contribution, so by getting involved you will not only help provide vital food for UK people experiencing crisis, but funds will help Trussell Trust foodbanks provide important support beyond food, to tackle the root causes of poverty.

We are thrilled that the UK’s largest supermarket shares our vision that no one should go hungry, and is working with us and FareShare to empower local communities and fight poverty.

Will you join us to help stop UK hunger?

Donate in store

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Simply pick up one of our shopping lists and donate an item or two (or more!) at your nearest store, to help stop people going hungry in your community.

Check back soon to find your nearest store and the charity it is collecting for. Express stores will be hosting collection points from 21st November to 3rd December.



Have fun and change lives by giving up just a few hours of your time to help collect the items essential to providing emergency food parcels for people in need.

Check back soon to find your nearest participating Tesco store and all the details for how to sign up to volunteer.

With 13 million people in the UK living in relative poverty, #EveryCanHelps!

View all the highlights from the summer 2016 Neighbourhood Food Collection here.