How you can help - Food for the Brain
  • How you can help

    Our mission is to educate and empower people to optimise their brain health at every life stage through simple nutrition and lifestyle strategies.

    With your help we can achieve it.

Ways to Get Involved

Fundraise

Run, swim, hold a tea party. Whatever your choice of fundraising challenge or event, we are extremely grateful for your support.

Donate

Donate on a monthly or one-off basis and help us continue our work to reach even more people.

Partnerships

Support us through Charity of the Year partnerships, cause related marketing, sponsorship opportunities and more.

Events

Join our monthly events and webinars and you’ll be directly helping raise money for Food for the Brain.

Volunteer

Join our team of volunteers who help keep the cogs turning at Food for the Brain. Volunteer your skills and in return we’ll provide experience and complimentary access to events and other trainings.

Fundraising Ideas

Brain-healthy Coffee Morning or Tea Party

Host a coffee morning or tea party and raise money for Food for the Brain. Download our recipe pack for delicious sweet and savoury treats that support brain health.

Sporting and Adventure Challenges

There are many wonderful sporting and adventure challenges that allow you to fundraise for your charity of choice. Think of Food for the Brain next time you are planning a challenge or event.

Celebrating our Volunteers

Linda Albinsson

Linda is a Nutritional Therapist with more than ten years’ experience in private practice. She has a special interest in the gut microbiome and gastrointestinal health, and is the co-founder of Thrive Kids Clinic.

Cecilia Jennings

Cecilia has a BSc in Psychology and MSc in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition. She has a special interest in micronutrient deficiencies in frailty – particularly cognitive frailty – in older adults.

Dr Emma Weymouth

Emma is a Clinical Psychologist specialising in neuropsychology and clinical health psychology. She is also a Nutritional Therapist and combines these skills with psychological interventions to promote psychological and cognitive health and wellness.

Amy Jade Surman

Amy is a student at Oxford Brookes University where she is studying an MSc Applied Human Nutrition. She did her undergraduate BSc in Culinary Arts Management at University of West London, graduating with a first class degree. In her spare time she is passionate reviewing new and current research on allergies and cancer.

Ellie Winch

Ellie has a BSc in Nutrition from Bournemouth University as well as a MSc in Global Public Health Nutrition. She is also a Registered Associate Nutritionist with the AFN. Ellie’s MSc thesis looked at how Covid-19 affected foodbank users in the London borough of Bexley, leading to an interest in food insecurity and how nutrition can affect mental health.

Lucy Richards

Lucy has been passionate about the benefits of nutrition for health for many years, initially channelling that into creating and running a health food business. More recently she has been focused on education and is currently in the second year of a nutritional science degree and nutritional therapy diploma at CNELM.

Elisa Sciandro

Elisa has a BSc Nutritional Science from CNELM and is currently completing her Nutritional Therapy Practice Diploma. Her dissertation focused on nutritional interventions that may impact on the development of Alzheimer’s Disease, particularly relating to mitochondrial biogenesis. As a result of this work, Elisa has a strong interest in nutrition to support mental health and cognition.

Hazel De Maeijer

Hazel has a BSc Psychology from the University of Exeter and has since worked as a SEN Learning Support Practitioner, developing a keen interest in the role of nutrition in supporting learning and behaviour in developing children & adolescents. Her varied interests, including utilising nutrition to reduce crime, have led her to begin MSc Nutrition & Behaviour at the University of Bournemouth.

Nehal Koradia

Nehal is a Food, Nutrition and Dietetics graduate, currently pursuing her Masters in Clinical Nutrition at University of Roehampton, London. She is passionate about working at the grassroot level in spreading nutrition education and helping provide aid for a healthier future generation.