The Big Lunch for charities

We know that great things happen when people come together, so we're inviting all charities to hold their own Big Lunch with their colleagues, shoppers, supporters and volunteers. This year, we're celebrating a whole Month of Community, with events being held anytime between 5 June and 5 July 2021.

In 2019, almost £8million was raised at Big Lunches, with just under £6million of that raised specifically for local causes or community projects. Whether you hold a Big Lunch to fundraise for your charity, spread the word about what you do, or to thank your volunteers, you'll be joining millions of people across the UK, meeting and chatting over a bite to eat.

Below is everything you need to know about The Big Lunch, why it is important and how you can encourage and support your staff and customers to get involved.

If you have any questions or need more information, please get in touch and our team will be happy to helpYou can also keep up-to-date with all things Big Lunch, by signing up to our monthly newsletter!

A step by step guide.

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Shout about what's going on - fill in the details and send to local newspapers, and TV & radio stations.

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Sample social media posts and text for websites and newsletters - making it easy for you to spread the word about The Big Lunch

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An online tool to share Big Lunch plans and tasks.