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01/06/2021 Community

Leicester legends – plus Filbert – get on the packing line

Leicester City legends Matt Elliott and Steve Walsh, alongside Leicester City mascot Filbert Fox, joined the Samworth Brothers team to help assemble food boxes that are set to feed 14,000 local Leicester children this half-term. The iconic Foxes duo visited the Samworth Brothers Supply Chain Oak Meadow site in Scudamore Road in Leicester last week […]

28/05/2021 Community

Supporting Leicester’s school holiday food programme

It’s half term holiday time and Samworth Brothers is proud to be working in partnership with Leicester City Council and Leicester City Football Club on a holiday food programme to support children in Leicester who normally have a free school meal The programme is providing families with all the ingredients they need to make five […]

22/04/2021 Community

16,000 lunch bags for vaccination effort

Samworth Brothers is supporting Leicestershire’s vaccination efforts with complimentary lunch bags being delivered for health care staff and volunteers working at eight vaccination centres across the county. Since the deliveries started 15 weeks ago, more than 16,000 lunch bags have been provided in over 700 delivery ‘drops’ to vaccination centres in Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Leicester […]

19/02/2021 Community

Sports Opportunity awards help youngsters back into activity

The Samworth Brothers Sports Opportunity Fund is helping community sports clubs start to recover from the pandemic with special ‘Bounce Back’ awards. Fund Chairman Stephen Draisey said; “We are focusing on clubs that we have supported in the past.  They are very concerned at the impact of isolation and inactivity on young people because of […]

16/02/2021 Community

Helping our communities through the pandemic

From lunch bags for healthcare staff at vaccination centres to helping schools with computers, Samworth Brothers businesses and brands are continuing to help local communities during the pandemic. Samworth Brothers is supporting the vaccination effort by providing complimentary lunch bags to nurses and other staff at vaccination centres across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.  Locations benefiting […]

07/05/2020 Community

Supporting our communities during Covid-19

From Soreen malt loaf and Ginsters pasties going to hospitals and charities supporting those in need, plus delivering in our Leicestershire heartland to the NHS and local community organisations – Samworth Brothers businesses and colleagues are supporting their communities in many ways during this crisis. In Leicestershire we have been working in close collaboration with […]

11/10/2019 Community

Sports Opportunity Fund shows its impact

A survey of recent Samworth Brothers Sports Opportunity Fund recipients has highlighted the impact of the Fund.

04/10/2019 Community

Samworth Brothers supports the East Midlands Food Festival

Are you a ‘foodie’?  The place to be this weekend (October 5th & 6th) is the East Midlands Food Festival in Melton Mowbray. 

11/07/2019 Community

Sports Opportunity Fund Supports Junior Tennis

The Samworth Brothers Sports Opportunity Fund is supporting junior tennis in Melton Mowbray with an £8,000 award to help fund a new club house facility at Melton Mowbray Tennis Club.

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