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

Vodafone Techstarter Awards

Working with Vodafone was a great experience and we are very proud to have reached the final 12 nominees for a tech grant to support our ongoing developments Read more

Join us at Prudential RideLondon-Surrey!

We have guaranteed places available at Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 taking place on 4th August 2019. Join us to support families in need. Read more

Finalists for the Vodafone Top 50 Techstarters award!

We’re thrilled to have been shortlisted as a finalist for the Vodafone Top 50 Techstarters not-for-profit award. Read more

Christmas Celebration on East Street Market

There were activities for all the family, including: Cook & Eat sessions, Christmas carols from a local primary and Rose Vouchers giveaways! Read more

Alexandra Rose Charity Trustee wins Governance Professional of the Year

We’re delighted that one of our Trustees Alison Chan was has been awarded the Governance Professional of the Year Award at the ICSA 2018 Awards held on 27th November. Read more

Afternoon Tea Celebration

On Tuesday 30th October we welcomed Alexandra Rose Charity supporters, old and new, to an afternoon tea event, kindly hosted by Artemis Charitable Foundation. Read more

Ridley Road Market Celebration

On Thursday 5th July, the ARC team took up residence in Ridley Road market to promote and celebrate the Rose Vouchers for Fruit & Veg project in Hackney. Read more

Southwark celebrates Rose Voucher launch

On Friday 18th May, we launched Rose Vouchers in the historic East Street Market, Walworth, South London.  The sun shone, the traders were shouting about Rose Vouchers and the community loved having choice and access to fruit and veg. Read more

Guy's & St. Thomas' Bite Size Report

On 27th February, Alexandra Rose Charity were thrilled to take part in the launch of Guy’s & St Thomas’ Bite Size report into how to tackle childhood obesity in urban areas. Read more

Vote for us at the Digital Impact Awards!

Alexandra Rose Charity has been shortlisted in the Sustainable Living category for the Digital Impact Awards which are taking place on Weds 7th March 2018. Read more

Rose Vouchers launch in Liverpool!

Today we launch in Liverpool; our fifth Rose Vouchers for Fruit & Veg project location. Read more

A taste of success for Barnsley fruit and veg voucher project

Alexandra Rose Charity and Barnsley Council are celebrating today as their Rose Vouchers for Fruit and Veg Project won the Early Intervention Award at the Children and Young People Now Awards 2017. Read more

A huge thanks to Bill's restaurants

We were overjoyed to receive a cheque from Bill's Restaurants for £4,298 from their fundraising efforts for us during October 2017. Read more

Remembering Gus Schumacher

Gus was a towering figure in food access and it was his fortuitous visit to the United Kingdom in 2012 that set the spark for the development of the Rose Vouchers for Fruit & Veg project. Read more

Comic Relief - Tech for Good

We have recently completed our work supported by Comic Relief to digitise the reimbursement of rose Vouchers with market traders. Read more