Wednesday - April 19, 2023 2:10 pm     

FareShare welcomes German publication, Der Spiegel, to Birmingham depot to learn about food insecurity in the UK

Tuesday - April 18, 2023 3:52 pm     

Mark your calendars and prepare your party hats, as FareShare Midlands is hosting a series of parties to celebrate and appreciate our incredible volunteers during Volunteers Week, which takes place from June 1st to June 7th. Without our dedicated volunteers, we wouldn't be where we are today!

Tuesday - April 11, 2023 4:43 pm     

FareShare - the UK's biggest charity fighting hunger and food waste - is calling on farmers, food producers and retailers in the Midlands to help get good-to-eat food, which may otherwise go to waste, to its network of over 500 charities.

Wednesday - April 5, 2023 10:52 am     

With unprecedented increases in energy prices and the associated business operating costs, the external environment continues to challenge our ambitions to support the most vulnerable members of our local communities. After much deliberation, in April FareShare Midlands made the difficult decision to consolidate the number of sites that we currently operate from, which unfortunately means closing our Lincoln and Holmewood sites at the end of June.

Tuesday - March 28, 2023 4:37 pm     

UK charities Muslim Hands and FareShare Midlands have released a ‘Cost-of-Living Crisis Report’ which found service users deeming initiatives such as the Open Kitchen a lifeline amid soaring inflation.

Thursday - March 23, 2023 1:50 pm     

FareShare Midlands is proud to announce the launch of the Elevate programme in partnership with the Centre for Ageing better, which will help those over 50 affected by redundancy back into work in the West Midlands.

Wednesday - March 22, 2023 11:41 am     

Nottingham City Council and FareShare Midlands’ Community Meals Project is one of 5 organisations shortlisted for the Sustainability Award

Thursday - March 16, 2023 1:29 pm     

In Burntwood, FareShare Midlands food is used to support children and families at Burntwood Be A Friend, The Community Store and Spark Centre.

Wednesday - March 8, 2023 3:23 pm     

Check out some of these great ways you can use up those nobbly ends and spare veggies to reduce your food waste.

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Wednesday - July 20, 2022 6:27 pm     

On Tuesday 19th July, FareShare Midlands launched an innovative new meal production project in the commercial kitchen at Loxley House, Nottingham City Council’s HQ. In partnership with Nottingham Catering at the City Council, FareShare UK and Sainsbury’s, FareShare Midlands will produce meals that will be delivered directly to local charitable and not-for-profit organisations who are tackling hunger, poverty and the escalating effects of the cost of living crisis.

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.

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.

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.

Wednesday - April 27, 2022 2:36 pm     

​Swedish electric car brand Polestar recently opened its new retail Space at the Touchwood Centre, Solihull by hosting a launch event with a sustainable twist. Guests, including members of the media, were asked to bring a tote bag of non-perishable food, which was then matched by Polestar and donated to FareShare Midlands.

Wednesday - April 20, 2022 2:40 pm     

Between Friday 22nd April and Friday 29th April, FareShare Midlands has been selected to participate in The Green Match Fund 2022 online. The food redistribution charity is aiming to raise £10,000 in matched funding, to deliver 40,000 meals to people in the Midlands struggling with the rising cost of food and energy. By using surplus food in this way, FareShare Midlands will also stop 17 tonnes of food from being wasted.

Friday - April 8, 2022 2:33 pm     

“I’ve been involved with FareShare for over 16 years, and I’m just as passionate about our cause today, as I was all those years ago."

Thursday - April 7, 2022 12:20 pm     

In our commercial kitchen you will support our trained kitchen staff to help turn good surplus food into delicious meals, through food sorting, preparation, cooking and packaging.

Thursday - March 10, 2022 11:37 am     

FareShare Midlands was thrilled to be presented with a cheque for £32,421 from the Lincolnshire Co-op, raised by their generous staff and shoppers through their Community Champions scheme!


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