Award Nominations for our team

We are completely dependent on the amazing collectors, goods handlers and shop assistants who volunteer with us. They are all committed to the mission and we hope they get a lot out of knowing how much difference their hard work makes…but it is lovely that they are also recognised from recent award nominations as University…

Covid-19 Impact

Covid-19 led us to close our Kettering and Northampton community shops, as well as our community cafes: Elsie’s and Cafe Zero and end work with a number of affiliate cafes. After sustained loss of earnings for our social enterprise during the pandemic, only the Northampton Shop Zero reopened. At the beginning of 2022, it was…

Grants

We wish to thank Northamptonshire Community Foundation, Local Giving, Neighbourly, Waitrose, Fareshare and Happy to Help C IC for their financial support for their continued, and vital, support of our food aid project ‘Bags of Good’ during the Covid-19 crisis and since and in setting up Shop Zero’s new hub. Their grants have allowed our…

Bags of Good: crisis response

In the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, Revolution Zero cafes may be closed and Shop Zero stores on limited opening, but our food collections are not going to waste – they are feeding those in our communities who don’t have enough to eat, or are isolated in their homes. Since launching days into the lock…