How does FareShare Work?
FareShare takes surplus food…Giving food
Thousands of tonnes from the food industry – good food that would otherwise go to waste.
redistributes it around the country…Where to find us
There are 20 FareShare Regional Centres across the UK from Aberdeen to Brighton.
Where it is used by partner charities…Getting food
2,290 of them including breakfast clubs, homeless hostels and women’s refuges.
… to help feed those who need it.Get involved
The food provided by FareShare contributes towards 17.7 million meals per year.
- 1,000 charities receiving free surplus food through FareShare FoodCloud
More than 1,000 charities and community groups are receiving free surplus food from their local Tesco store through FareShare FoodCloud,
- The Grocer launches ‘Waste Not Want Not’ campaign
Influential food and drink industry publication, The Grocer has launched a major campaign on food waste that aims to substantially increase the amount of surplus food redistributed to feed people.
- A night of food and fundraising at the River Cottage
FareShare Southern Central enjoyed a particularly special fundraising event at the River Cottage Canteen. Guest blog by our volunteer Mary.
- WRAP report confirms “huge potential” to redistribute surplus food
WRAP report confirms that hundreds of thousands of tonnes of good, surplus food could be saved from waste each year, and redistributed to charities to feed vulnerable people.
If you’d like to take part in Pay It Forward Day on 28 April, and help FareShare to fight UK hunger at the same time, here are a few ideas.
- FareShare London seeks Saturday “food heroes”
FareShare London is seeking dozens of enthusiastic “food heroes” to volunteer in its Deptford warehouse on Saturdays, as it expands to meet growing demand.