Our Aims

Woman at a cafe with filled swan food bags for sale
Volunteer filled bags for sale at Commandery Coffee.
Swans stood on step submerged by water on riverside
The lower steps and the first underwater step are cleaned each afternoon before feeding
Swans on the river, eating food in a line
Daily teatime corn feed
  • Monitor swans’ health and work with registered rescue and welfare organisations
Firefighters assisting with the resue of a swan
Joint effort between Project volunteers, Wychbold Swan Rescue and Fire & Rescue
  • Help people to understand swans and their needs, through social media, publications, talks and events
The Swan Food Project leaflets in a leaflet dispenser
Leaflet dispenser near the gate to Bromwich Parade
  • Give people a chance to come together by volunteering, or contributing financially
Volunteers cleaning up rubbish
A particularly large haul of rubbish at this work party in 2019
  • Provide volunteers with training and support
  • Work with the sanctuary landowners (Worcester City Council and Worcester Cathedral) to look after and improve the sanctuary (part of the Riverside Park) for the benefits of the swans, the community, and the environment
Volunteers unveiling a new information board on the riverside
4th April, 2017
  • Seek grants, donations, regular contributions and bequests to provide funds to ensure that the swans can be fed and cared for into the future
A second hand bookshelf in a cafe
The Project’s second hand book sales at Caffè Nero, Broad Street, Worcester’
  • Work with other organisations or individuals to support community and voluntary engagement in the City
A stall ata a charity showcase event
Ready to go: supporting Worcester Rotary’s Charity Showcase event, 4th September 2021
  • Treat each other, the public and partner organisations with courtesy and respect