Thursday - February 17, 2022 1:32 pm     

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 experience

Monday - February 14, 2022 6:50 pm     

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.

Friday - February 4, 2022 3:47 pm     

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.

Wednesday - February 2, 2022 3:43 pm     

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!

Tuesday - January 25, 2022 1:58 pm     

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.

Tuesday - January 18, 2022 1:28 pm     

To help fight hunger and waste in Leicestershire, the Bishop of Leicester has chosen FareShare Midlands as the beneficiary charity of the Bishop’s Lent Appeal 2022!

Friday - January 14, 2022 1:16 pm     

Over £3,000 raised for FareShare Midlands by Heart of England Co-Operative General Manager, Steve Browne, who took a New Year’s Day Dip in the North Sea

Tuesday - January 11, 2022 1:34 pm     

Help us fight hunger and food waste at FareShare Midlands Narborough Hub.

Thursday - January 6, 2022 4:48 pm     

Shoppers showed ‘goodwill to all’ this Christmas by funding 500,000 additional meals to feed people at risk of going hungry.

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FareShare News

Monday - October 4, 2021 1:58 pm     

At this year’s FareShare Volunteer Awards ‘Team Nechells’ from FareShare Midlands have won the award for Regional Centre Team of the Year and the Bright Idea award.

Thursday - September 9, 2021 11:23 am     

FareShare Midlands is backing the #FoodOnPlates campaign to stop millions of tonnes of fresh, unsold food from being wasted.

Friday - August 27, 2021 11:30 am     

The partnership with Sandwell-based recycling centre Alutrade will support the distribution of more meals across the region.

Monday - July 5, 2021 11:01 am     

The first food redistribution hub in Lincolnshire has opened, part of a pioneering project which will divert surplus food to organisations fighting food poverty.

Thursday - April 15, 2021 12:55 pm     

This Easter break, we are working to support children and families who are facing food poverty across the Midlands region.

Thursday - April 15, 2021 12:48 pm     

​Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) is an arts charity based in the West Midlands that offers a wide range of creative activities and events for local communities and beyond.

Thursday - April 15, 2021 12:47 pm     

This Easter period the public will be able to purchase a delicious selection of food from Co-ops ‘Irresistible’ product range which is sure to put a spring in anybody’s step.

Wednesday - March 10, 2021 9:20 am     

Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sports (LRS) are an organisation funded by Sport England and also receive other funding through local authorities. Their main focus is to help and encourage people across Leicestershire and Rutland to stay physically active.

Thursday - February 4, 2021 10:13 am     

Whilst 2020 was a year unlike any of us had known, we had more people than ever before fundraise for us through all kind of interesting events, challenges, and as part of celebrations for a special occasion.


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