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GroceryAid helps record number of people

GroceryAid, the trading name of the National Grocers’ Benevolent Fund, has revealed that more than 14,000 people turned to them for assistance in the 12 months ending 31 March 2017.

GroceryAid appoints new treasurer

David Wheeler, head of finance at Sainsbury’s, is to join the GroceryAid trustee board as treasurer.

GroceryAid appoints Andy Higginson and Charles Wilson as president and vice president

GroceryAid’s board of trustees has appointed Morrisons chairman Andy Higginson as its new president, and Booker chief executive Charles Wilson as vice-president.

GroceryAid Ball raises over £235k for the industry

More than 600 people from across the food industry gathered for the Diamond Ball to raise money for GroceryAid.

GroceryAid’s director general announces retirement

Grocery Aid’s director general Gillian Barker has announced that she will retire at the end of November after 14 years with the charity, with Steve Barnes succeeding Barker as the charity’s chief executive.

Lorraine Hendle joins GroceryAid board

Lorraine Hendle, divisional managing director at William Reed publishing house is to join the board of GroceryAid trustees.

Industry cyclists raise £90k for GroceryAid

A Warburtons-sponsored three-day cycle ride from London to Paris in support of GroceryAid has raised more than £90,000 for the charity.

GroceryAid on the hunt for volunteers

GroceryAid, the trading name of the National Grocers’ Benevolent Fund (NGBF), is searching for volunteers to help with its welfare work.

New trustees for GroceryAid

Food industry charity GroceryAid has added Waitrose’s Mark Williamson and Procter & Gamble’s Helen Tucker to its board of trustees.

Thirty three go coast to coast for GroceryAid

Thirty-three cyclists undertook a 333km expedition from Whitehaven to Whitby to raise funds for GroceryAid.

GroceryAid ball raises record £188k

The GroceryAid Summer Ball this month in London raised £188k for the food industry charity, the most it has ever made at the event. 

GroceryAid announces new director general

Food industry charity GroceryAid has appointed a new director general.

£67k raised for GroceryAid

A rowing charity event in the Lake District, sponsored by Mars UK, has raised more than £67k for GroceryAid.

Asda’s Andrew Moore in new GroceryAid role

GroceryAid has announced that Asda’s chief merchandising officer, Andrew Moore, is the new president of its fundraising committee.

Mark Price granted peerage and appointed as trade minister

GroceryAid life patron and former Waitrose chairman Mark Price has been made a Lord and named as a trade minister.

GroceryAid to help apprentices with finances

GroceryAid has now opened up applications for apprentices in the grocery industry looking for extra financial support.

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