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Fundraising Events

Take a look at our refreshed events calendar.

Central events 

Coronavirus Statement

In light of the recent escalation of Coronavirus globally, we are closely monitoring the situation and the guidance given by the UK Government, Public Health England and the World Health Organisation to ensure we do the right thing for our supporters, beneficiaries and colleagues.

This does mean we are disappointed to confirm that we will be postponing fundraising events to 2021 including Waitrose & Partners Garden Party, GroceryAid Golf Day, Windermere Row, Coast-to-Coast, Barcode Festival, London to Paris and Clay Pigeon Shoot. 

We will update this page regularly to provide updates. If you have any questions, please email

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13th November 2020

Sporting Lunch

The Sporting Lunch is an exciting afternoon of networking, catching-up with colleagues and meeting your sporting heroes. Running for over 50 years, this is a firm favourite in the grocery industry and sells out every year! The event welcomes over 1,250 senior industry colleagues with over 30 sporting heroes. 2019's line up included David Coulthard, Natalie Pinkham, Lawrence Dallaglio, Mike and Zara Tindall and Graeme Swann, so expect great things for next year!

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Sainsbury's Ball 

Following the success of 2019 the annual Sainsbury’s Ball is having an exciting re-launch this year. The event will be like no other in the industry and promises to be hugely popular with amazing headline performances, experiential entertainment and fantastic networking opportunities with the senior leaders at Sainsbury’s. Taking place in London, it’s a great evening to kick-start the festive month.   

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GroceryAid Ball 

The GroceryAid Ball is an unforgettable evening with fantastic headline entertainment and fundraising. It’s the one and only night the entire industry is in attendance, including senior leaders. Last year saw an incredible turnout with more than 170+ companies represented including: Asda, Bestway, Booker, Booths, Costcutter, Iceland, Marks & Spencer, Morrisons, Nisa Retail, Ocado, OneStop Stores, Rontec Roadside Retail, Sainsbury’s, Spar, Tesco, The Co-op, and Waitrose.

Regional events 

Our regional fundraising Branches create a vibrant presence right across the country.

April 2021

Northern Sporting Dinner 

Join the Northern Branch at their fantastic Sporting Dinner. 

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01252 875925

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