David Austin Roses supports Alexandra Rose Charity

We’re delighted to announce we have partnered with David Austin Roses as part of their Planting Positivity in 2021 campaign! Read more

Rose Vouchers launch in Glasgow!

We are thrilled to have launched our Rose Vouchers for Fruit & Veg Project in Glasgow, to support families to access fresh fruit and vegetables in their community. Read more

NABMA Market Heroes 2021

We’re delighted that two of the Market Teams we work closely with to deliver the Rose Vouchers for Fruit & Veg Project and one of our Market Traders have been recognised at this year’s NABMA Market Heroes Awards. Read more

Barnsley Market Fruit & Veg stalls temporarily closed due to Covid

The Barnsley Market fruit and veg stalls have unfortunately temporarily closed due to Covid. Here is a list of stall holders across the borough that are open and some with delivery service. Read more

We did it! Thank you for supporting our Christmas campaign

We’re thrilled to have achieved our ambitious target of raising £40,000 in one week as part of this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge! Read more

Bernard Sunley Foundation provide boost to Christmas campaign

We’re delighted to announce support from the Bernard Sunley Foundation for our Christmas appeal, with a generous donation of £10,000. Read more

Big win for children as Government announces winter package to help tackle food poverty

We’re delighted to hear the news of the Government’s new winter package to provide further support for children and families to alleviate child food poverty over the next few months. Read more

How we’re supporting the #ENDCHILDFOODPOVERTY campaign

We have been working with a coalition of civil society organisations and charities led by the Food Foundation, Marcus Rashford and his Child Food Poverty Task Force, to advocate for the Government to commit to three key recommendations in the National Food Strategy Read more

Delivering our mission in 2020

Throughout the last six months our first priority has been to ensure that families had access to Rose Vouchers, so they can continue to buy fresh fruit and veg and provide healthy meals for their family. Read more

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020

We’re thrilled to announce that we will be participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge again this year, from 1st - 8th December 2020. Read more

Good News in Difficult Times

We’re thrilled to have been awarded funding from the National Lottery Coronavirus Community Support Fund, to enable us to give more families on low incomes access to fresh fruit and veg at this critical time. Read more

Thank you all so much for your support - we did it!

Thanks to your support, our COVID-19 Appeal raised an amazing £31,304 plus an additional £1,758 in Gift Aid, in just one week. Read more

Support for our Appeal from our Royal President

A letter of support from our Royal President, HRH Princess Alexandra. Read more

Rose Vouchers Project and COVID-19

During the current uncertainty surrounding the spread of coronavirus, Alexandra Rose Charity and our staff are committed to ensuring our families continue to get access to fresh fruit and veg in their local communities and can continue giving their children a healthier start during these challenging times. Read more

Mapping a way out of childhood obesity

Our CEO, Jonathan Pauling, was interviewed recently by the Financial Times about our work in Southwark with Guy's and St Thomas' Charity on tackling food poverty and childhood obesity. Watch the video in this post to find out more. Read more

New Rose Vouchers Project Opening in Glasgow

We’re very excited to announce that we will be opening a new Rose Vouchers project in Glasgow this year. Read more

New Trader in Hammersmith and Fulham

One of the aims of the Rose Voucher Project is to ensure families on low incomes can get access to fresh fruit and veg in their local communities. Read more

Urban Food Fortnight Photo Competition

We're delighted to have won the Urban Food Fortnight Photo Competition 2019 with our photos from our Chefs for Families event. Urban Food Fortnight showcases the capital’s vibrant food scene and is run by London Food Link, the voice for good food in London. Read more

Chefs for Families Event

Chefs for Families Our Chefs for Families event on the 25th September was a roaring success. We raised a brilliant £3000 in total. The event was hosted by our corporate partners HelloFresh at their kitchen and social space at their headquarters in Shoreditch. Read more

London's Child Obesity Taskforce

On 4th September we attended the launch of the London Mayor’s London’s Child Obesity Taskforce – Ten Ambitions for London Plan. The Child Obesity Taskforce was established in 2018 as part of the Mayor’s commitment to address child obesity. Read more

Comic Relief Tech for Good 2019

We're delighted to announce that we've been awarded a 2nd grant from Comic Relief and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. We were one of eight organisations selected from a shortlist of 40. Read more

Buckingham Palace Event

In July we hosted a wonderful evening reception at Buckingham Palace for 100 guests. It was attended by Princess Alexandra, our President, who is our founder Queen Alexandra’s great-granddaughter. Read more

Rose Day 2019

Between 1912 and 2012 Alexandra Rose Charity organised the annual Rose Day collections where volunteers across the country raised money by selling real, paper, and silk roses. This summer we brought Rose Day back with our families, Children’s Centres and markets celebrating the impact of the Rose Vouchers for Fruit & Veg project across London, Liverpool and Barnsley. Read more

Partnership launch with HelloFresh

We are teaming up with HelloFresh to help provide fruit and veg for families on low incomes who struggle to afford it. Read more