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
2,489 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 18.3 million meals per year.
- FareShare West Midlands gets funding boost from Masonic Charitable Foundation
FareShare West Midlands will be able to redistribute more surplus food to charities and community groups across the region thanks to a £60,000 grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation.
- Elanco intern fights UK hunger with 52-mile fundraising challenge
Stephen Lea, a student at Liverpool John Moores University and intern at global animal health company, Elanco, is running 52 miles across Merseyside to raise funds for FareShare.
- Yeo Valley raises £12,000 for FareShare with Left-Yeovers
Sales of a special edition yoghurt made with fruit that might otherwise have gone to waste, have raised more than £12,000 for FareShare.
- Charities serve up 18 million meals diverted from waste
FareShare received a record 9,070 tonnes of food from the food industry during 2015/16, enough for frontline charities to provide 18.3 million meals to people in need - but just “the tip of a food...
- “I love the place, the people and the work we are doing.”
We caught up with new London Warehouse Shift Co-ordinator Robert about his journey from FareShare volunteer to FareShare employee.
- Volunteers’ Week: time to say thank you
It's Volunteers' Week between 1 and 12 June and we're saying a big THANK YOU to each and every person who volunteers for FareShare. Watch our film to hear from our volunteers in their own words.