Basket Brigade UK is a loving, charitable organisation who deliver baskets of food (and love) on December 23rd every year to those who could really do with a helping hand at this time of year.

As a charity we are 100% volunteer based, with all volunteers, crew, leaders & trustees donating their time and receiving no remuneration of any kind. As a charity we have an objective to maximise the percentage of funds raised that go directly to feeding “those in need”. Currently the charity achieves over 80% of funds raised going directly into purchasing food for the event. The remaining money is used for administration costs, including: Venue hire, Auction Software, purchasing of ancillary items such as stationery, posters, printing, website/domain maintenance, Accounting costs & software. Trustees of the charity do not receive any money for their time or contribution and do not claim any expenses.

Basket Brigade UK is a UK registered charity, Number 1200548, registered with the UK Charity Comission.  The charity was registered on 3rd October 2022 and currently has 4 trustees, detailed below.

Registered Address: Alma Cottage, Town Lane, Wooburn Green, HP10 0EL

The charity is not VAT registered.

Bank Details: Metro Bank,
Account Name: “Basket Brigade UK”,
Account Number: 46335252 & Sort Code: 23-05-80.

Basket Brigade UK charitable objects are “To relieve the need of individuals and families in the UK, who are experiencing poverty or financial hardship at Christmas time, by the provision of food parcels, via a distribution network, to enable those in need access to a nutritious and substantial meal that they could not otherwise afford.”.

Here you’ll find a link to our UK Charities Registration Certificate: Basket Brigade UK Charity Registration Certificate


Giles Button – Chair & Trustee

  • Responsible for liaising with the event team to ensure the events are held inline with the charities objects.

Rachel Gregory – Treasurer & Trustee

  • Responsible for the overall financial position of the charity and ensuring accounting deadlines are met.

Geeta Tailor – Secretary & Trustee

  • Responsible for ensuring the charity complies with its legal obligations

Tony Snow – Trustee

  • Responsible for the overall fundraising efforts of the charity.

If you have any questions regarding the charity or are interested in applying to join the board of trustees, please complete the Contact form.

To support Basket Brigade UK please make a donation via our GoFundMe campaign or if you’re interested in your business supporting the event/charity please visit our CSR page.

If you would like to be part of Basket Brigade UK, please visit our registration page or keep an eye on our Facebook page or Facebook group for when registrations open for this years event.