Feedo Needo and Octopus Energy team up to combat food poverty

17th Aug

A Birmingham-based charity has partnered with green energy pioneer Octopus Energy to raise essential funding to help the most vulnerable in society.

Feedo Needo’s partnership with Octopus Energy, the UK’s fastest growing energy provider which now supplies clean, affordable energy to 2.4 million customers across the country, comes after the charity joined forces to further spread the word of the benefits both the company and charity can provide.

Octopus Energy has developed a unique QR code as part of its People Power programme, whereby new customers can sign up for green energy from Octopus. For every new customer that signs up, Octopus will donate £50 to Feedo Needo and give £50 credit to the new customer account.

Rafa Ahmed, senior project executive at Feedo Needo, said: “We are so excited to partner with Octopus Energy to help raise much-needed funding. Not only will this money help the most vulnerable members of society who require support, but new customers will also get £50 on their Octopus Energy account.

“We all know how hard the last year has been, and we really hope this collaboration will help as many people as possible.”

Renata Noronha, community ambassador at Octopus Energy, said: “Our mission is to drive the green energy revolution and make the switch to renewable energy and clean technologies as easy as possible for people.

“At the same time, it is important to us to support all those brilliant organisations across the country who do amazing work within our communities so they can continue to do so – and so we set up People Power.

“We were looking for suitable organisations in Birmingham to join the programme and instantly knew we had found the right fit when we came across Feedo Needo.

“Their work with food banks and fighting food poverty is incredibly important to the communities in Birmingham and we are super excited to be teaming up with them to help provide food to the people that need it the most.”

Feedo Needo is a charity created to support those experiencing homelessness. Set up by The UK Curriculum and Accreditation Body (UKCAB), it aims to eradicate food insecurity by providing essential necessities to food banks.

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