Friday - November 3, 2023 3:30 pm     

Graham Finnegan received employment support from FareShare Midlands’ I-Can and Elevate programmes, and now works full-time in a job he feels really fulfilled doing.

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Thursday - October 26, 2023 9:04 am     

Article in respect of FareShare Midlands and the Impact of the Current Cost of Living Crisis and the Issue of Deprivation in Birmingham, created for the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Economic Review 2023

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Wednesday - October 11, 2023 9:55 am     

"3 million tonnes of food is wasted across our farms and factories every single year"

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Monday - October 9, 2023 1:26 pm     

A food poverty charity is calling on the government to help farmers donate surplus fruit and vegetables. Fareshare said it had been redistributing unsold fruit and vegetables stored at its Nottingham warehouse to community groups. It said edible crops were going to waste because farmers could not afford to harvest and donate them.

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Thursday - August 31, 2023 11:50 am     

New research has revealed that more teachers than ever are being forced to personally provide food to students due to welfare concerns. Yet a staggering 3 million tonnes of good-to-eat food is still going to waste on UK farms every year.

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Thursday - August 17, 2023 12:01 pm     

Councillor Lee Marsham visited Fareshare Midlands' Birmingham depot to find out more about the escalating impact of the cost of living crisis and its impact on local charities and their beneficiaries.

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Wednesday - July 19, 2023 3:25 pm     

Help Feed School Children This Summer #NoEmptyPlates

• 4.3 million children are living in poverty and food insecurity.
• 96% of our charity members are seeing the effects of the cost of living crisis.
• 70% are seeing more families with children among those new to their services.

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Tuesday - July 18, 2023 3:59 pm     

Local charities and community groups are overwhelmed by skyrocketing demand, which will have a devastating impact on thousands of school children who will miss out on free food this summer. To prevent this, we urgently need donations to get nutritious food to school children over the summer.

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Monday - July 10, 2023 2:46 pm     

Don't let your fruit go to waste! Cook up this delicious, warming crumble instead...

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

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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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