We are hugely grateful to Unilever UK for their support of many different aspects of our work. From sponsoring the pilot programme of our Eat Well Spend Less course through to supporting licenses for Salesforce.com, Unilever have proved to be a valuable partner who shares the Trust’s vision of eliminating food poverty in the UK.
‘Zero hunger’ is one of Unilever’s global sustainable development goals and we are delighted to be one of Unilever’s trusted partners in the UK who are playing a part in turning this goal into reality.
Sponsoring our most successful ‘More than Food’ programme
‘Eat Well Spend Less’ was piloted in 28 foodbanks thanks to Unilever’s generous support and post-pilot evaluation indicated that the pilot had been a huge success and it has been rolled out to over 100 foodbanks with individuals who attended the course claiming annual savings of more than £600 per household on their food bills; just one of many benefits for those who have attended this excellent nutrition, cooking and food budgeting course.
Fighting food poverty this winter
A trial partnership with Knorr stock-cubes in the spring of 2017 led to an exciting new opportunity to cement the relationship between more of Unilever’s leading food brands and The Trussell Trust. For three weeks in November 2017, Tesco shoppers who bought selected Hellmann’s, Knorr’s and Colman’s products, all branded with the limited edition ‘Help Fight Hunger’ logo, saw 5p from each product go to The Trussell Trust across 4 million units.
We’d like to say an enormous thank you to these Unilever brands, this campaign not only helps raise awareness for The Trussell Trust and food poverty but the money raised will make a real difference to people in crisis this winter.