Breakfast Clubs

A good start to the day; a good start in life

 

breakfast clubs image

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. Pictured above, children from New York Primaray celebrating the opening of Greggs Foundation 400th breakfast club with Roger Whiteside, Greggs plc, CEO. Greggs staff are also passionate supporters of the scheme volunteering and rundraising for breakfast clubs and currently support over 93 breakfast clubs nationally.There are now over 450 breakfast clubs, providing free breakfasts to over 27,374 children every school day.

 

breakfast clubs banner