Tuesday - February 27, 2024 1:24 pm     

FareShare Midlands is delighted to announce that Tesco, one of our long-standing food partners, has generously donated two of its former home delivery vans to support our work in the region. These vans will enable us to distribute more surplus food to charities and community groups that feed vulnerable people across the Midlands.

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Monday - February 19, 2024 3:00 pm     

Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street visited Fareshare Midlands to discover how it is building on its overall mission to fight hunger and tackle food waste, by creating opportunities through a range of programmes designed to give individuals the skills and qualifications they need to enter the workforce.

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Thursday - February 1, 2024 1:41 pm     

FareShare Midlands is delighted to be working in partnership with Fareshare UK & Yorkshire Building Society to deliver in-community workshops that will provide advice and information around physical and mental wellbeing, financial resilience and employability along with 1-2-1 additional and tailored support for clients to move them closer to employment, education or training.

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Wednesday - January 24, 2024 4:30 pm     

​Over 5 days, Sati Bahia trekked 100 kilometres through the desert to Petra, Jordan, in order to raise an incredible £1,482 for FareShare Midlands. This amazing fundraising feat will provide over 5,900 meals for those in need.

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Tuesday - January 23, 2024 3:46 pm     

Karen Pollard started running the Rural Community Larder from her home during the pandemic, but 4 years later it now operates from 3 locations supporting hundreds of local people in food insecurity amid the cost of living crisis

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Wednesday - December 20, 2023 2:45 pm     

As the festive season approaches, the team at Alutrade wanted to make a donation to bring Christmas cheer to members of the local community. On Wednesday, Emily Harris (Accounts and Logistics Manager for Alutrade) visited the FareShare Midlands Nechells depot to deliver over £1,500.

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Friday - December 15, 2023 11:43 am     

Repurpose your Christmas wrapping paper and help to cut down the amount that ends up in landfill. You may even save your future self some pennies in the process!

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Friday - December 15, 2023 11:37 am     

Keep your eyes peeled for tips and tricks for minimising food waste by reusing your festive leftovers.

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Thursday - November 23, 2023 4:02 pm     

FareShare Midlands, the region’s largest food redistribution charity, is aiming to raise £50,000 to deliver an extra 200,000 meals to struggling families and individuals across the Midlands this Christmas. Once again, FareShare Midlands is participating in The Big Give Christmas Challenge from 28th November to 5th December. The Big Give is the UK’s largest match-funded campaign and, for seven days, every single donation is doubled.

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Volunteer Vacancies | FareShare Midlands - Fighting hunger, tackling food waste in the UK

Current Vacancies

Friday - May 19, 2023 1:50 pm     

Our volunteer warehouse assistants provide priceless support with helping to sort and store food in our warehouses.

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Friday - May 19, 2023 9:17 am     

Our drivers are the vital link between us and our charity members. As a driver you will drop off the weekly orders of food at local charities and collect surplus from food businesses with the help of a driver's assistant.

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Tuesday - May 16, 2023 1:11 pm     

Join FareShare Midlands as a Trustee to help support and guide the delivery of our vision. We are striving towards a Midlands region where no one goes hungry when there is food being wasted.

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Tuesday - February 21, 2023 3:11 pm     

If you have a talent for marketing, join us as a Communications Volunteer, and help raise awareness of food waste, food poverty and how FareShare Midlands tackles them both.

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Become a Volunteer

We are always looking for passionate people to join us volunteers and help with our vital work. We have the following opportunities available: 

  • Delivery drivers
  • Warehouse assistants
  • Communications assistants

If you have some spare time, and you would to make a difference to the lives of thousands of vulnerable people throughout the Midlands, join us and get our good-to-eat surplus food to where it's truly needed. We offer a fun and friendly environment where you can gain valuable experience, make a difference in your community, and meet like-minded people. Roles are available in our redistribution depots in Leicester, Birmingham and Nottingham. 

Our volunteer opportunities are unpaid, but in return for your support we offer travel expenses and food you can take home at the end of your shift. We will also provide you with appropriate training and supply items needed to carry out your duties (such as protective footwear).

To apply for a role, please fill out the online application form. For an alternative format, please contact our Volunteer Team at volunteer@faresharemidlands.org.uk or call 07398 096 934.

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