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 79,000 children living in poverty in Nottinghamshire 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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Wednesday - June 22, 2022 5:34 am     

To grow fundraised income, in particular through corporate partnerships and donations, driving forward our ambitious and challenging Fundraising Strategy by helping to grow our portfolio of corporate partners, trust, grant and foundations and community supporters.

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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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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 79,000 children living in poverty in Nottinghamshire 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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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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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Tuesday - March 8, 2022 5:11 pm     

​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.

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