Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD)
The Fund of European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) is designed to support Member States in addressing the basic needs of the most deprived people in our community. FEAD will assist people mainly by providing non perishable food items. FEAD Ireland is by European and Irish exchequer funding. The Department of Social Protection is the managing authority of FEAD in Ireland, and also responsible for its implementation.