What is an act of sunlight

Project Sunlight is a growing movement of people who believe in the power of taking action.

Whether it’s viewing and sharing with friends an inspiring film, boosting the self-esteem of young women, making a donation to a food bank, we think that every single action can make a real difference.

We invite you to make your contribution by exploring our website, see the possibilities and take action on the projects that inspire you.

Unilever and Oxfam are providing half a million meals to hungry families, in addition to the 2 million already given.

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Children in class

Stronger Together Creating lasting change with Team London

It’s always exciting to see your vision for a brighter future being brought to life. Whether it’s in your school, or in your local community. The Team London Young Ambassadors Programme has been helping make that a reality for young people across the capital.

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James Allred

The food fight that everyone gets

James Allred took the “What did you have for lunch at school?” question from the daily drive home with his son in England, to thousands of children halfway across the world in Indonesia.

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Kate Telford

Sharing the skills that help make the biggest difference

Kate Telford weaves her passion for helping others with her role at Unilever. When she saw that her IT skills could help the Tower Hamlets Food Bank get vulnerable people back on track, she got stuck in.

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Bowl of soup

Make Soup, Save the Planet!

UK households are still throwing away 4.2 million tonnes of avoidable household food and drink annually; the equivalent of six meals every week for the average household.

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Be Inspired, Love your Leftovers

The Food Waste report finds that the households in UK are chucking out 4.2 million tonnes of food and drink every year that could have been consumed.

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Ending Food Waste

Ending Food Waste Is Our Generation’s Challenge

At the young age of fifteen, Grace Jones is an accomplished speaker about food poverty. A passionate believer in the need to reduce food waste, she’s adamant that we shouldn’t waste food while others go hungry.

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Waste not, want not

Waste Not, Want Not It all adds up…

Did you have any leftovers on your dinner plate last night?

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BANKING ON FOOD

Working in partnership with Oxfam To End Food Poverty in the UK

Many UK families struggle to make ends meet. At Unilever, we are working with Oxfam, and its partners, Trussell Trust and FareShare. We are committed to doing everything we can to turn this around. We see a bright future where people from every background can thrive.

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Think before you throw

Think Before You Throw Does that really need to go in the bin?

Preventing food waste is good for everyone. Good for the environment, good for you, and good for your bank balance. But what about those leftovers that can’t be eaten or stored? There’s no choice but to throw that stuff away, right?

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Healthy balance

Leading A Healthy Lifestyle It’s All About Balance

Have you ever thought about what’s in the pre-packaged sandwiches you buy on your lunch break? This week many of us will buy lunch in some shape or form without realising that another tasty option could be right under our noses.

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BANKING ON FOOD

Banking on Food Trussell Trust Has Fed Nearly 1 million

At the turn of the millennium, you were probably about as likely to have heard of a food bank as you were Facebook. The Trussell Trust hadn’t even launched its first one. By 2011, Trussell Trust was responsible for providing three days emergency food support to 128,000 people. Last year, that number exploded to 913,000. Despite food banks being a last resort to those who visit, more and more are being referred to them every year.

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Clear a plate

#ClearAPlate and we’ll donate

In the UK, we waste 11,500 tonnes of food every day. Yet, at the same time thousands of families are struggling to put food on the table.

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World food day

Knorr Provides #1MillionMeals With the World Food Programme

Raise awareness by pledging your support for zero hunger.

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Maria-Andrea Rodriguez

Maria-Andrea Rodriguez, working towards Zero Hunger

Do you remember what your school lunchbox looked like?

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Omer with children

Rebuilding communities Omer’s story

Eight months on from the devastating Typhoon Haiyan, Foundation Ambassador Omer Farooq Hanif visited the Philippines to see how the Unilever Foundation is supporting Oxfam’s work to help rebuild communities.In his week-long trip Omer, an assistant manager in Unilever’s finance business from Pakistan, visited two of the areas affected by the typhoon to gain a deeper understanding of Oxfam’s humanitarian projects and see Unilever’s disaster and response strategy in action

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