Breakfast clubs



The Greggs Breakfast Club Programme was established in 1999 to help primary school children get a nutritious start to their school day.


Every school is provided with fresh bread from their nearest Greggs shop, and a grant to support start-up and ongoing costs. The average club costs just £2,000 to set up and run for a year. 








The first breakfast club was established in 1999 as part of a Business in the Community ‘Seeing is Believing’ event. The event was in response to growing concerns that children were attending school without having any breakfast. Greggs plc took up the charge and established the first ‘Greggs’ breakfast club. Robbie, pictured above, is getting his breakfast at Fell Dyke Primary School, the 100th school to be sponsored by Greggs. Greggs staff volunteer at every school, giving children the opportunity to understand more about working environments and giving staff members the satisfaction of knowing they’ve made a difference. There are now over 270 breakfast clubs, providing free breakfasts to over 14,000 children every day.

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Greggs Foundation, Fernwood House, Clayton Road,Jesmond,
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1TL

Registered Charity No. 296590