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Find your nearest FoodCycle

We run community meals across the country. Find your nearest project and how you can get stuck in.

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Come and eat with us

Hot, tasty and free: join us for the best meals in town! Everyone is welcome and we can't wait to see you.

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Our Impact

We serve community meals across the country

We support people who are hungry and lonely by serving tasty lunches and dinners every single day in towns and cities across the country.  Many of our guests struggle to afford the basics to eat and many will eat alone without company or conversation.

Our growing number of incredible volunteers across the country serve over 850 meals a week using surplus food (cooked in spare kitchen space).

208,000

meals cooked since 2009

265

tonnes of reclaimed surplus food

950

meals and take home boxes of food a week

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Get out in the fields!

With our friends at Feedback, we’re working to inspire more than 4,000 young people to join us in the fight against

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Breadline Challenge

Join FoodCycle in the fight against food poverty. An estimated 8 million people in the UK today are affected by food

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Start a FoodCycle meal

FoodCycle meals are a vital service for vulnerable people and we want to serve more. That’s where you come in.

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Our Opportunities

Fancy yourself as a waste-fighting superstar here at FoodCycle? All volunteer Project Leader, staff and trustee vacancies will be advertised here – come and join us!

Cooking Leader (volunteer)

You don’t need to have any previous cooking experience, you just need to love food and motivating people!

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Make a Difference

Volunteer

Love food? Love having fun? Want to make a difference in your community? Sounds to us like you're a FoodCycler!

Our Impact

Guests make friends with others in their community

Anyone who steps through the door of a FoodCycle meal, first timer or seasoned regular, is made to feel comfortable and welcomed.

When food is served, volunteers and guests sit down to eat together. For many of our guests, this meal may be the one moment in a week they share a meal and conversation with other people.

87%

guests say FoodCycle has a positive effect on their community

2/3

guests make friends

85%

volunteers have a better understanding of other cultures and backgrounds

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