A little help makes a big difference

Our motto 'every little helps' goes beyond just helping with your shopping. We’re also committed to helping customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

Help children thrive

Tesco Stronger Starts is committing £5m to help over 5,000 children's groups this year. Pick up your blue token in-store to help fund healthy food and activities for children in your area.*

Watch the Stronger Starts TV ad

We're giving children a stronger start, because to dream big, some children need a helping hand

Support our Health Charity Partners

If you can, round up your shop to the nearest £1 at self-service tills. Together, we can help reduce the impact of cancer, diabetes, heart and circulatory diseases.**

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Help for hidden disabilities

We offer a range of support, including sunflower lanyards and aids for people with autism

Helping you make better choices

Check out our deliciously balanced Diabetes UK approved recipes

Improving products

Offering more choice for different lifestyles and needs

Growing plant based

We've expanded our vegetarian and plant based range, as more and more of us choose to cut out meat from our diets

Protecting the planet

We've made a lot of changes to tackle some of the world's biggest environmental challenges

Making products more mindfully

We're now making a lot of our products in a more environmentally responsible way

Our 4Rs plan

Our 4Rs stand for Remove, Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. It's the foundation for our plan to cut packaging and plastic waste.

Supporting communities

We offer a helping hand to different groups experiencing diverse challenges

Support our Food Collection in-store today

If you can, please donate long-life items to help families facing hardship and we will provide extra support with a financial donation to our charity partners. Terms and conditions apply.

*Tesco will fund £5m worth of healthy food and activities to 5,000 children’s groups by July 2024. 3.2m beneficiaries, estimated over 12 months.

FareShare (Registered charity in England and Wales, charity no. 1100051) is the UK’s national network of charitable food redistributors, supplying almost 8,500 frontline charities and community groups with food from across the food industry. Tesco will support FareShare with a £200k donation per financial year. The Trussell Trust Registered Charity in England and Wales (Registered Charity no. 1110522) and Scotland (Registered charity no. SC044246). Your donations will be going to a local food bank operated by a registered charity or charitable organisation which is part of the Trussell Trust network. Details of the local food bank charity are available on request. Tesco will support the Trussell Trust with a £1.25m donation per financial year.

**All monies raised between 11–24 September 2023 will be split equally amongst the 3 charities. Cancer Research UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1089464), Scotland (SC041666), Jersey (247) and the Isle of Man (1103). British Heart Foundation is a registered charity in England and Wales (225971) and in Scotland (SC039426). The British Diabetic Association operating as Diabetes UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (215199) and in Scotland (SC039136).