Monday - November 1, 2021 11:59 am     

We were so grateful to have some of the team members from Arch Insurance come to help us at our Nechells depot last week! Madhi, Steve and Imran joined us in the warehouse to provide essential help in prepping the day’s food deliveries.

Tuesday - October 26, 2021 2:53 pm     

The Sutton on Sea Community Larder is a food bank set up during the outbreak of COVID19. Based on Sutton High Street, the organisation was created for a community facing difficult times involving a great deal of financial and economic hardship. Initially the Community Larder was set up as a food bank, to give out food parcels and offer essential shopping to people who were struggling. It is all about the community coming together to help each other during a period of crisis, through caring, sharing and supporting those in most need.

Monday - October 25, 2021 4:25 pm     

A ground-breaking Lincolnshire food hub, opened in mid-July 2021, has already redistributed over 41,000 nutritious meals to local food charities. Each day, unsold food including fruit and veg, baked goods and chilled food is donated by local partners including the Lincolnshire Co-op and Gousto, a British meal kit supplier.

Monday - October 25, 2021 12:55 pm     

The Lincoln Community Grocery is located in the Central Methodist Church on the High Street. The organisation is one of 11 that have been initiated around the country to help reduce food poverty across the UK by reducing the cost of the weekly shop for those who need it.

Wednesday - October 20, 2021 4:33 pm     

Our 6 month pilot project began in July earlier this year, with a goal to utilise surplus, end-of-day produce from Lincolnshire Co-op stores and other suppliers, to support community organisations across the county. Since the beginning of our pilot project in Lincolnshire, we have had the continued support from Jake, Jamie and Emily; volunteers from Friendz & Co.

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.

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FareShare News

Monday - January 7, 2019 8:40 pm     

The need for 'surplus foods' is soaring as more and more charities and community groups turn to FareShare East Midlands for much-needed support.

Wednesday - December 5, 2018 4:26 pm     

We will be distributing enough food to make 300,000 meals during the Christmas and New Year periods, in a bid to support people struggling to make ends meet.

Tuesday - June 19, 2018 5:40 pm     

Innovative free scheme managed by FareShare East Midlands, for local charities and community groups, is set to provide an important life-line in the region.

Monday - June 18, 2018 5:17 pm     

The Islamic Society of Britain raises enough food to make 19,000 meals and, in the process, sets a donation record – beating all previous milestones.

Thursday - December 21, 2017 5:01 pm     

After seeing FareShare East Midlands build an enviable track record fighting food hunger and tackling food poverty, John Willetts has decided retire as Chair.


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