147 total views, 1 views today Tagged with: Volunteering waitrose win Howard Lake | 17 November 2017 | News Waitrose offers five gourmet dinners to community groups AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 formal groups like choirs, book clubs or ramblers groups, or a sports team or members of a dance club; orunofficial groups, such as a collection of people who have got together to help someone else or have survived a tough year.Nominations must be made via the Waitrose website. Entrants will need to tell Waitrose about the group of people they would invite, why they deserve a meal cooked for them, and whereabouts they are in the UK so that dates and venues can be arranged.Entries can be made until midnight on Sunday 10 December 2017. 148 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 More ways to thank volunteersRoom to RewardThe Landmark Trust’s #50forfree Supermarket Waitrose is offering volunteers and community groups the chance to win one of five dinner parties. The food will be cooked by a top chef or chefs near to each winner’s location.Waitrose is inviting nominations for people who deserve such a thank you. “They might be hard-working volunteers whose efforts go unsung. Or staff at a caring organisation who’ve gone the extra mile. Or they might be a group of like-minded people who meet up regularly, perhaps to sing, read or walk.”The dinner parties will be held in 2018.Locations for the parties will be chosen by Waitrose, with the aim of enabling between 10 and 30 people to be invited to each.Celebrity chefsChefs who are taking part in the thank you scheme include Great British Bake Off star Martha Collison, Michelin-starred Atul Kochhar, and twins David and Stephen Flynn, also known as The Happy Pear.Each will cook their speciality cuisine. Collison will provide afternoon tea, Kochhar will cook an Indian-themed meal, and The Happy Pear will focus on vegetarian and vegan dishes.How to nominate?In this case Waitrose defines community groups as: Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.