FareShare London saves good food from going to waste and takes it to over 200 charities and community groups across the capital, who turn it into meals for Londoners in need of support. They include homeless hostels, lunch clubs for older people, domestic violence refuges and children’s breakfast and holiday clubs.
Calling all foodies to help London charities
FareShare London is seeking dozens of enthusiastic “food heroes” to volunteer in its Deptford warehouse over the Summer as it expands to meet growing demand from local charities and community groups that feed hungry people.
Our London Centre saves in date, good food from going to waste and redistributes it to over 200 charities and community groups across the Capital, who turn it into nutritious meals for Londoners in need of support. These include homeless hostels, lunch clubs for older people, domestic violence refuges and children’s breakfast clubs.
Join Jennie, Eleanor and our team of “food heroes” at our London Centre
The FareShare London warehouse in Deptford is seeking dozens of volunteers who can spare a few hours during the week to help ensure that good, surplus food gets to the people who need it most.
Volunteers can sign up for morning or afternoon shifts, on an ad hoc or regular basis, and will be part of a team that helps to sort food, in-put food information on the computer system and even chat with the charities about their food needs for the coming week.
FareShare London will cover reasonable travel costs, within zones 1 – 4.
To get involved contact firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the form on the right.
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.
- Meet the chef: Claire at Greenwich Migrant Hub
We went along to Greenwich Migrant Hub to hear how energetic chef Claire transforms surplus food into magnificent meals. Read the interview.