GroceryAid commits £1 million fund for school children

Date: April 8, 2024Leave a comment

GroceryAid’s School Essentials Grant is providing £1 million of support for grocery colleagues’ school-aged children this year, after securing funding from The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust. Now in its fourth […]


Cyclists raise more than £416,000 for GroceryAid

Date: October 2, 2023Leave a comment

More than 220 cyclists from across the grocery industry have raised over £416,000 for grocery colleagues in need. They cycled over 777km as part of GroceryAid’s two cycle challenges – […]


GroceryAid names Kieran Hemsworth as its new CEO

Date: June 28, 2023Leave a comment

GroceryAid has announced the appointment of Kieran Hemsworth as chief executive. He will take over from Steve Barnes on 4 September. Hemsworth (pictured) has 30 years of experience in the […]


SPAR Scotland staff complete Kiltwalks to raise funds for GroceryAid

Date: October 20, 2022Leave a comment

Employees of Scottish SPAR wholesaler and retailer CJ Lang & Son took part in all four Kiltwalks over the summer to raise funds for GroceryAid. A total of 186 colleagues […]


GroceryAid partners with Business Debtline to support retailers

Date: August 28, 2022Leave a comment

GroceryAid has joined forces with the charity Business Debtline to raise awareness of the free business money advice and support available for independent retailers and business owners. The move comes […]


Filshill and KeyStore retailers raise awareness of GroceryAid

Date: June 9, 2022Leave a comment

JW Filshill and its KeyStore retailers are raising awareness of the charity GroceryAid. “In the last two years, at Filshill we have repositioned the business to put mental health and […]


Record support from the trade for GroceryAid Day

Date: May 4, 2022Leave a comment

More than 225 companies took part in GroceryAid Day last month to raise awareness of the charity. A total of 117 companies took part for the first time. This was […]


GroceryAid Sporting Lunch hits fundraising record

Date: November 20, 2021Leave a comment

GroceryAid’s Sporting Lunch has raised more than £633,000 for the charity – a record amount for this annual event. Held at Grosvenor House, London, the lunch was attended by more […]


Nisa raises awareness of GroceryAid wellbeing support

Date: November 3, 2021Leave a comment

Nisa is raising awareness among its independent retailers of the wellbeing support available from GroceryAid. All Nisa symbol stores are now being provided with GroceryAid posters and leaflets to display […]


Allan Leighton named as new president of GroceryAid

Date: October 12, 2021Leave a comment

Allan Leighton, chairman of the Co-operative Group, BrewDog and Pizza Express, has been appointed as president of GroceryAid, effective from 1 January 2022. Leighton (pictured) commented: “The grocery trade has […]


GroceryAid Barcode Festival raises over £750,000

Date: September 12, 2021Leave a comment

GroceryAid’s industry summer party, Barcode Festival, returned this year with a sell-out event that raised more than £750,000 for the charity. With over 3,800 tickets sold and a record 75 […]


GroceryAid Schools Essentials Grant open for applications

Date: June 17, 2021Leave a comment

The School Essentials Grant by GroceryAid has opened for applications. This grant aims to reduce the financial impact on low-income families working in the grocery industry when children go back […]