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!READ MORE
As the cost of living crisis escalates, the Bishop of Leicester is aiming to raise funds and make a substantial difference to the lives of the most vulnerable people in Leicestershire. The Bishop has chosen FareShare Midlands as the beneficiary charity of the Bishop’s Lent Appeal 2022.READ MORE
Founded in 2014 as a way for mothers to have a chat over a drink, Women Empowering Women has evolved into a cornerstone of the local community in Bordesley GreenREAD MORE
Tendai Taruvinga, who volunteered at FareShare Midlands during the pandemic, has been named as one of the winners of the Young Innovators Awards 21/22 by Innovate UK!READ MORE
Brandon, who has secured a 6-month placement as a Water-way Kickstarter through the Nottingham Works 4 You & FareShare employability project talks about his experienceREAD MORE
Penny Taylor is the Lead for Education and Training at Newark College (which is part of Lincoln College). The College offers further education and technical training, specialising in hands-on trades and crafts. There is a large construction site with industries including electrical and furniture-making, and a new plumbing centre has recently been built, where 48 learners joined in September. The College also runs traditional courses such as hairdressing, media, sport and public services. In addition, the College has partnered with experts in the aviation industry to launch the IASTI (International Air & Space Training Institute), and this will see a new £12m site built in the local area. For that project they already have 27 learners on board, on one of two pathways: engineering or pilot.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
The Annual Awards Dinner is one of the largest business occasions in the UK, and FareShare Midlands will be there in the Excellence in the Third Sector category!READ MORE
FareShare Midlands is building on its overall mission to fight hunger and tackle waste, by creating opportunities through their employability programmes. With an ambition by 2024 to support 400 people into vocational training, placements or paid work, this year the charity has already shown impressive success across the schemes.READ MORE
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