for your favourite Community Kitchens project!

At Stoves we believe that the heart of the home - and the community - is the kitchen, so we are giving away £10,000 worth of brand new appliances to transform kitchen facilities in community projects across the UK.

Charities, projects and organisations from across the UK entered the competition to win Gold, Silver and Bronze Stoves appliance packages worth £2,000, £3,000 and £5,000 respectively.

Those entries have now been whittled down to the top ten.  Now it is over to you to VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE

  • You can only vote once, so vote wisely!
  • Click on the images below to find out more about the project and the difference the prize would make to its community
  • Voting closes at midnight on Monday May 28th and winners will be announced in June
Shortlisted Entrants

Fat Macy's Foundation

London Fat Macy's is a social enterprise working with young homeless Londoners, running catering and hospitality training in hostels to provide residents with a second chance to find employment and gain new skills.

The Ridge's Sunny Soups

Dunbar, Scotland Sunny Soups is a food waste project run by The Ridge, a Charitable Company that provides local people with life and employment skills.

Kentish Town City Farm

London Kentish Town City Farm is a community charity that helps city people connect with animals, nature and the environment.

Snow Angels CIC

Cheshire Snow Angels supports older people to live independently in their own homes in Cheshire.

Caring for Communities and People

Cheltenham Caring for Communities and People is a registered charity that exists to transform the lives of children, young people, families and vulnerable adults by preventing homelessness, strengthening families and promoting independence.

Warwick Community Playschool

Warwick Based in the heart of one of the country's most deprived areas, the Playschool is developing a project to support children and families with healthy eating as well as providing the community with a central hub to meet.

STAK - St Austell Community Kitchen

Cornwall STAK is a community-based charity that aims to create a safe and welcoming environment for the needy, vulnerable and homeless within the St Austell area.

Cottingley Community Centre

Bradford Cottingley Community Centre,is a small community centre near Bradford, which aims to operate a pay-as-you-feel café staffed by groups of young adults with learning difficulties.

Ashtons Green Community Allotments

St. Helens Ashtons Green Community Allotments Association helps people recover from addictions such as alcohol and drugs with programmes such as recycling pallets into garden furniture, Cooking in the Community and Sow, Grow and Eat.

Greenwich Park Sports Partnership

Ripley, Derbyshire The Greenwich Park Sports Partnership is made up of members of three local sports clubs, as well local residents, to promote recreation and health by providing a community facility and activities to improve social wellbeing.
*Stoves Community Kitchens - Terms and conditions.
  1. This competition is open to charities, community projects, non-profit organisations or social enterprises in the UK. The nominated projects need to be owned, developed and led by the communities they serve. The winners may be asked for evidence that their organisation qualifies.
  2. A shortlist of entrants will be chosen from all valid entries by a judging panel comprising representatives of Stoves and other experts. Entries will be judged on the information provided and how this shows that the community project will benefit from the prize. The shortlist will then be put to a public vote via Stoves' Facebook page.
  3. There will be three prizes:
    • Gold winner: Stoves kitchen appliances to the retail value of £5,000
    • Silver winner: Stoves kitchen appliances to the retail value of £3,000
    • Bronze winner: Stoves kitchen appliances to the retail value of £2,000
  4. There is no cash alternative or brand alternative.
  5. Installation, kitchen alterations and removal of old appliances is not included in the prize. Delivery is included to a single mainland UK address only.
  6. Prizes are subject to stock and availability. Stoves reserves the right to change, withdraw or amend the prize at any time.
  7. The winners will be contacted using the email address supplied and must reply to accept their prize within ten working days. If a response is not received, the organisers reserve the right to allocate the prize to a runner up.
  8. The winners are required to choose their products within ten working days of accepting the prize. Delivery of the products must be accepted within a month (subject to availability). Stoves reserves the right to refuse the winner's product choice due to stock.
    • Winners are responsible for choosing products that are suitable for the space/facility in which they will be used.
    • Winners are responsible for the installation of the products by a Gas Safe qualified engineer or NICEIC registered electrician and for carrying out full health and safety assessments.
  9. Stoves products are designed for domestic use, therefore, organisations in receipt of products through Stoves Community Kitchens will not receive a manufacturer's warranty.
  10. By entering the competition, the organisation is confirming it is happy to take part in publicity. This may take the form of a press release and photography at the shortlisting and winning stages. These materials would be used to promote the competition on social media and in local and trade publications during and after the competition. Winners must co-operate with Stoves's PR team to produce these materials within one month of receiving their products.
  11. Winning organisations must supply details of its website and any available social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, etc) so that Stoves can use them within press materials.
  12. Entrants found to be gaming the competition in any way will be disqualified.