Thursday - July 7, 2022 3:30 pm     

Join FareShare Midlands as a Class 2 HGV Driver, making daily collections from our food partners and deliver to warehouses across the West and East Midlands. This role is most suited to individuals with an aptitude for driving, who have excellent customer service skills combined with a professional attitude.

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Tuesday - July 5, 2022 2:04 pm     

The Love Your Neighbour Hub was launched during the COVID19 lockdown. It is run by St Luke’s Church and located in Birmingham. The Hub’s volunteers coordinate social action projects and deliver resources to the surrounding communities to meet local needs and show love in action.

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Thursday - June 23, 2022 5:29 pm     

​FareShare Midlands is the region’s largest food redistribution charity, turning an environmental problem into a social solution. With 8.4m people in the UK struggling to afford to eat, and 131,000 children living in poverty in Birmingham alone, FareShare Midlands core mission has never been more vital. The charity continues to supply good quality surplus food to local community organisations who are tackling hunger, poverty and the effects of the cost of living crisis. At the same time, FareShare Midlands is expanding its services to vulnerable individuals, by creating access to work and training in warehousing and logistics, through their growing employability programmes.

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Thursday - June 23, 2022 12:35 pm     

FareShare Midlands is very grateful to Suki Gill, Social Value Lead (Employment) for Serco UK, who recently organised a series of corporate volunteering days at our Nechells depot as part of their social responsibility initiative.

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Thursday - June 23, 2022 10:47 am     

​As the region’s largest food redistribution charity, FareShare Midlands turns an environmental problem into a social solution. Our core mission has never been more vital, with 8.4m people in the UK struggling to afford to eat, and 22,500 children living in poverty in Nottingham alone. Despite the rise in the costs of fuel, food and energy, we continue to deliver nutritious surplus food to local community organisations who are tackling hunger, poverty and the effects of the cost of living crisis.

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Friday - June 17, 2022 12:57 pm     

Mansfield District Council originally started working with FareShare Midlands through the Nottinghamshire County Council Childhood Obesity Trailblazer programme and Family Action. They now run seven FOOD (Food On Our Doorsteps) clubs in Mansfield. The first club opened in August 2020 during the COVID19 pandemic, so the schemes have been running for almost two years. They have built up slowly, gradually opening additional clubs using FareShare food.

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Friday - June 10, 2022 3:39 pm     

In 2022 the Marlpool URC is celebrating its 200th anniversary as a church. It is part of the umbrella organisation the United Reformed Church which has always had a strong social ethos in terms of demonstrating faith through action, with a focus particularly on helping those who are in need. The Church has a long history of supporting vulnerable people over the years, including through World Wars and different tragedies that the residents of the Country have faced.

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Tuesday - June 7, 2022 11:24 am     

Take a tour around a FareShare Midlands depot to see how and where our food is stored

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Food Stories

Friday - February 4, 2022 3:47 pm     

Brushstrokes Community Project is based in Smethwick and is part of the Father Hudson’s Care charity. The project supports local asylum seekers, refugees, families, homeless individuals and people suffering from drug or alcohol addiction. Lucy Clark is Resources Co-ordinator and works with many local organisations, groups and individuals who are part of the Sandwell Borough of Sanctuary (for example Bearwood Action for Refugees). Lucy also works with schools in the area such as St Hubert’s, St Matthew’s, St Philip’s and St John Bosco as part of the Schools of Sanctuary programme.

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Wednesday - December 22, 2021 12:56 pm     

Fulbridge Academy is an award-winning Peterborough primary school with nursery. It is part of a Multi-Academy Trust and supports over 900 children. While the lunch provision is catered for separately, the Academy joined FareShare Midlands in early 2020 to provide food for breakfast and after-school clubs, and food parcels for vulnerable parents.

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Tuesday - October 26, 2021 2:53 pm     

The Sutton on Sea Community Larder is a food bank set up during the outbreak of COVID19. Based on Sutton High Street, the organisation was created for a community facing difficult times involving a great deal of financial and economic hardship. Initially the Community Larder was set up as a food bank, to give out food parcels and offer essential shopping to people who were struggling. It is all about the community coming together to help each other during a period of crisis, through caring, sharing and supporting those in most need.

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Monday - October 25, 2021 12:55 pm     

The Lincoln Community Grocery is located in the Central Methodist Church on the High Street. The organisation is one of 11 that have been initiated around the country to help reduce food poverty across the UK by reducing the cost of the weekly shop for those who need it.

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Thursday - February 4, 2021 10:15 am     

ISRA UK (ISRA) is a charity organisation focused on fighting poverty worldwide. Their work in Birmingham is focused on providing social and food support to vulnerable people.

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Wednesday - December 23, 2020 2:59 pm     

​Change Kitchen are a social enterprise community interest company based in Birmingham.

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Tuesday - November 3, 2020 10:04 am     

Mothers Voices (MV) is an organisation supporting parents and carers who are experiencing challenges whilst raising their older children, many of their members are single mothers.

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Thursday - August 15, 2019 10:37 am     

There are 9 Adventure Playgrounds across the City of Leicester, each operating in areas of high deprivation.

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Wednesday - April 3, 2019 9:59 am     

Families and children are benefitting from the food supplied to The Melton Learning Hub. And the difference it is making is huge, particularly in the classroom.

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