#UberGIVING – Thank you, London!

London, we were overwhelmed by your generosity last week. You requested #UberGIVING in your thousands, donating tens of thousands of pounds of food – some from your cupboards, some direct from the supermarket. We’re already hearing reports from our partners that enough cans of baked beans have been donated to provide 300 breakfasts a day well into the New Year!

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We – and our charity partners, FareShare and Whitechapel Mission – couldn’t have hoped for such an incredible response. Thanks to your efforts, hundreds of people looking for help this Christmas will receive it.

“The Whitechapel Mission is grateful for the generosity of so many Londoners, who have supported the Uber campaign. There was enough food donated to feed everybody coming to our door throughout Christmas and well into the New Year. We expect to serve over 300 breakfasts each day and hundreds of lunches. Thank you all!”

– Tony, Whitechapel Mission

“Food drives like this really help, because store cupboard essentials like tea, coffee, rice and pasta can be quite hard to source. These staples make everyday fresh ingredients go that bit further and give the chefs and kitchen staff at our projects a lot more to work with.

A big thank you, for all the food you have donated; it will make a big difference.”

– FareShare

Thank you, London!

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