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About Love Food Give Food
Love Food Give Food is Action Against Hunger’s flagship annual fundraising campaign, uniting 400 restaurants around the UK to raise vital funds, simply by adding a voluntary £1 donation to their customers’ bills or a donation on a special dish during September and October.
This year over 400 restaurants across the UK are taking part, from Fife in Scotland all the way to Penzance in Cornwall. Last year restaurants raised over £330,000 for Action Against Hunger’s programmes around the world
This is the 18th year that Action Against Hunger has been running the campaign. We are proud to be the UK food and drinks industry’s charity of choice, working with chefs, restaurants, critics, bloggers and food lovers throughout the year to raise vital funds for our work around the world.
How does it work?
Supporting restaurants add an optional £1 to their customers’ bills. These pounds add up, and at the end of the campaign, restaurants transfer the money they’ve raised to Action Against Hunger to go towards our life-saving work around the world.
How do I find a supporting restaurant?
You can search for restaurants by name or by area on our Restaurant Directory
Where does the money go?
We are proud that 87p per £1 is spent on our charitable activities. The remaining 13p is used to ensure we can continue to do this work, and drive down the cost of saving lives, including by investing in new ways to generate funds for our work. You can find more information on how we spend our money here.
How can I get involved?
If you love eating out have a look at our restaurant directory and visit a supporting restaurant. Whilst dining you can enter our special social media competition to win dinner for two at a top restaurant every month for a year, simply by sharing a photo on Twitter or Instagram where you are dining with the hashtag #lovefoodgivefood
If you own or work in a restaurant, join the campaign here! If you have any questions, get in touch with Rose and the food-related fundraising team by emailing us or give us a call on 0208 293 6133. Find more information about how to run the campaign in your restaurant here.
“Love Food Give Food is a simple, rewarding campaign and your support today will help to provide malnourished children with the nutrition they need to grow, learn and develop, and provide families with sustainable solutions to hunger”- Raymond Blanc OBE
Raymond Blanc handing a cheque to Action Against Hunger's Executive Director Jean-Michel Grand
"We have been supporting Action Against Hunger for about six years now, since we started Hawksmoor. I am lucky enough to spend my life around food and drink and to make a living out of what I love, so it feels really appropriate for me to support their work. If you have a restaurant and are able to support such a great cause as Action Against Hunger then please do get involved!" - Huw Gott, Hawksmoor
Baby George with Huw Gott, co-owner of Hawksmoor, on a visit to our programmes in Liberia
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