FareShare Glasgow & The West of Scotland redistributes quality surplus food to groups working with vulnerable people in and around Glasgow and the West of Scotland. They provide employability training including food hygiene, SVQ Employability, health and safety, warehouse distribution and forklift training. FareShare Glasgow & The West of Scotland support hostels, day centres, lunch clubs, addiction agencies, young people’s projects and refugee centres. Serving meals is a way for organisations to directly engage with their service users and using FareShare food enables them to redirect funds into improving their own services.
FareShare Glasgow & The West of Scotland is run in partnership with Move On, a charity working with young people who have been in care and/or affected by homelessness.
What’s going on:
- Ten older people’s lunch clubs offered free food for a year
FareShare Greater Manchester is marking Older People’s Day by offering a free one year membership to 10 lunch clubs that provide support for older people at risk of malnutrition or social
- Young volunteers lend a hand to FareShare
Volunteers taking part in the National Citizen Service Powered by the Jewish Lads’ and Girls’ Brigade (JLGB) programme helped to sort food for charities and community groups across the capital.
- BBC series Hugh’s War on Waste revisits FareShare
Hugh’s War on Waste returned to the nation’s screens on 28 July with encouraging news about charity redistribution of surplus food: in the six months between filming episode 2 and episode 3...