Our Supporters

We are supported by a number of organisations, individuals, funding bodies and partners. Here are a few examples of those supporting the work of Food AWARE across South Yorkshire.

Mobile Phone - 19-08-08 273Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver meets with Sean Gibbons, Managing Director of Food AWARE CIC, in June 2008 at BBC Radio Sheffield during his filming for the ‘Jamie’s Ministry of Food’ programme which aired on Channel 4 in October 2008.

Jamie is extremely pleased to support the aims and objectives of Food AWARE – check out Jamie’s wesbite for more coverage of Food AWARE and what people around the UK (and indeed the globe!) are saying about our project –

Food AWARE discussed on Jamie Oliver’s Website

Food AWARE is fully behind the work Jamie Oliver is doing across the UK to try and tackle the Obesity crisis and Food Poverty. Here are just a few examples of Jamie’s work –

Jamie Oliver’s calls on MPs to cut number of fast-food outlets

Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food in Rotherham

Jamie Oliver’s School Dinners campaign


IMG_3048Billy Pearce

Legendary comedian Billy Pearce shows his support for Food AWARE at the Blacker Hill Community Gala (Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK) on 16th August 2008. Careful with that cucumber Billy!!

Fore more details on Billy Pearce, check out his website




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Caroline Flint MP for Don Valley & Doncaster Civic Mayor Cllr Chris Mills

For more details on the great work Caroline is doing for her constituency, check out her website

Caroline talks about Foodbanks on her website – MP supports Foodbank launch

Sadly Doncaster West Foodbank at The Place had to close in Aug 2013 due to volunteers illness and lack of funding’.





Ed Miliband MP for Doncaster North supports a Food Collection at Morrisons in Doncaster with Food AWARE (8th March 2013)

For more details on the work Ed Miliband carries out visit his website

Ed Miliband is urging people to donate food after revealing the number of people in Doncaster who cannot afford to feed themselves has more than tripled.

Read more on this here

You can also read more about Food banks struggle to feed hungry as demand rises here



Local MEPs

Linda McAvan MEP (for Yorkshire & Humber) spends a day out on one of the Food AWARE vans on 13th Feb 2009.

You can find out more information about Linda by visiting her website here.