centrepointWe know young people sleep rough every night – in parks, stairwells, under bridges and worse. But there are thousands more we don’t see – spending the night on buses, on sofas or in the home of strangers. They’re escaping abuse, violence, gangs and fear. Many are homeless because they can’t live with their family, or they have no family. More than 150,000 young people ask for help with homelessness every year.

Centrepoint is an amazing charity with hostels in London, Bradford and Sunderland, and partnerships all over the UK.

Their aim is simple – to end youth homelessness and give young people a future.

They do this by helping young people into a safe place to live, giving them a health assessment, and planning support for their individual mental and physical health needs. All of this helps start them on a path to more independence and a job.

Two years ago we ran a Christmas campaign at Whyte & Brown supporting the charity, and we’re delighted to be repeating it again this year.

All festive diners at W&B are receiving a bag of golden chocolate coins with a special tag attached. Bring this tag back into the restaurant for dinner in Jan or Feb next year and we will not only give you 50% off your food, but we will also donate £2 per tag to Centrepoint.

Love Food Give Food

This autumn we are delighted to once again take part in Love Food Give Food – an amazing initiative by Action Against Hunger who’s ultimate goal is to end child hunger.

Love Food Give Food is Action Against Hunger’s annual flagship fundraising campaign uniting chefs, restaurants and those who love food.

Every year throughout September and October, hundreds of restaurants across the UK raise funds by adding a discretionary £1 donation to each table bill.

Here’s a short video about how Action Against Hunger provide life-saving treatment to severely malnourished children around the world.