Communities

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Changing lives

One of our founding principles is to contribute to the wellbeing of the communities where we operate – both in the UK and abroad.

Giving back since 2005

Giving BACK since 2005

The Waitrose Foundation supports the people who grow, pick and pack our produce.

Improving lives

Give a little love

Give a little LOVE

How we’re helping to support families in need – and how you can help, too. 

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Find out about Fairtrade

Find out about FAIRTRADE

Calves are reared to world-leading standards of animal welfare, and game is reared with minimal intervention.

Global movement

Host breakfast, change lives

Host BREAKFAST, change lives

We’re proud to support The Brilliant Breakfast, which raises money to help The Prince’s Trust change young women’s lives.

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Support for Rural communities

Support for RURAL communities

The Prince’s Countryside Fund receives an annual donation from the sale of Duchy Organic products.

Big difference

Create not hate

CREATE not hate

We’re working with non-profit organisation Create Not Hate to unlock the potential of young people who are underrepresented in the creative industries. 

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Animal welfare

Animal welfare

We believe that the best quality food comes from livestock and crops that are well cared for

Leading standards

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Sustainability

Find out how we're reducing our impact on the environment

Our progress

Company information

Company information

Waitrose has grown into a global business from a single shop in Acton opened in 1904

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