first_img  35 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tesco is to donate surplus food from all its ambient distribution centres to food redistribution charity FareShare. This will result in a further 700,000 meals going to people in need.In addition the retailer will make a one-off donation to FareShare, which it already suppliers with surplus food from its fresh distribution centres, of one million meals. This will consist of products such as tinned meat, cereals, canned fruit and vegetables.FareShare will distribute these donations to people in need across the country through organisations like women’s refuges, homeless shelters and children’s breakfast clubs.Rebecca Shelley, Tesco Communication Responsibility Director, said:“We hate to waste food and want to do everything we can to support people in need. We have been working with FareShare for the last three years and we know these donations will make a real difference to people’s lives. Every little help can make a big difference and it’s vital that we support those that need it most.”Lindsay Boswell, FareShare CEO, said: Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “Over the last 12 months FareShare redistributed over 2,660 tonnes of food from Tesco – including food donated from the twice yearly Neighbourhood Food Collections – to over 2,100 charities across the UK. Our rewarding and longstanding partnership with Tesco means this latest donation will help us reach – and feed – even more vulnerable people.”Photo: Tesco by Gordon Joly on Flickr.com Tagged with: corporate Donated goodscenter_img Tesco to donate 1.7m more meals to charities through FareShare Howard Lake | 16 November 2015 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

first_img Tags: Pac-12 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailA text message circulating among Pac-12 football players is encouraging them to opt-out of practices and games until they can negotiate protections and benefits related to health and safety, economic rights and the fight against racial injustice.ESPN first reported the possible movement among players at multiple Pac-12 schools and The Athletic published the text invitation.The text says a public announcement, along with a list of demands, will be published Monday through The Players Tribune and social media platforms. Written by August 1, 2020 /Coronavirus (COVID-19) related news and sports stories, Sports News – Local Reports: Text to Pac-12 players encourages possible opt-out Associated Presslast_img read more

first_imgIf you’d like to know how to identify native wildflowers and bring some of nature’s beauty into your garden, plan to attend the South Georgia Wildflower Symposium in Tifton, Ga., March 28.Speakers will brief participants on proper relations between native plants, how to garden with butterflies and how to grow pitcher plants.Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory on the Coastal Plain Experiment Station.Space is limited, so register early. The registration deadline is March 14. The fee is $15 per person, and $5 extra for the optional lunch.For more information, call Amy Carter at (229) 391-6868. Or visit the symposium Web site (http://nespal.cpes.peachnet.edu/wildflower/)The symposium is sponsored by the Garden Club of Georgia, District IV and The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.last_img read more

first_img“This puts us at a state of high alarm,” said Jeff Hauser, who runs the Revolving Door Project, a liberal group that has been pressuring the Biden administration to stay away from not only lobbyists but also individuals coming out of the business world whom Mr. Hauser and other activists call “corporatists.”His concerns are an early manifestation of a percolating and broader clash between the progressive wing of the Democratic Party and the more establishment members of Mr. Biden’s core team over the role of corporate executives, lobbyists and consultants in the incoming administration. An early indicator of Mr. Biden’s efforts to navigate this divide will come when he announces ethics rules for his government, a move expected in the hours after his inauguration.- Advertisement – WASHINGTON — The alarm bells sounded immediately among some progressives when President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. released the list of advisers this week who will help him with the transition at the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, which oversees the $5 trillion federal budget and shapes regulations on everything from labor standards to air pollution.Mr. Biden’s team included executives from Amazon Web Services, Lyft, Airbnb and a vice president of WestExec Advisors, a Washington consulting firm whose secretive list of clients includes financial services, technology and pharmaceutical companies.- Advertisement – The progressive activists want him to adopt hiring practices that go far beyond policies embraced by former President Barack Obama, who barred officials in his administration from working on issues on which they had lobbied in the past two years.The Biden transition team did not respond to several requests to comment. – Advertisement –last_img read more