FareShare Merseyside redistributes surplus food to over 100 charities and community groups working with vulnerable people across Merseyside and the Wirral. Based at two sites in Speke and the Wirral, their reach includes breakfast clubs, women’s refuges, homeless hostels and luncheon clubs for older people.
Volunteer to be a “food hero”
Could you help us save good food from going to waste and make a difference to your local community? FareShare Merseyside is calling for volunteers to help at both their Speke and Wirral sites. If you can help redistribute surplus food to people in need across the region, get in touch on 0151 486 1139 (Speke) or 0151 638 7529 (the Wirral), or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch our film
Meet FareShare Merseyside’s team of volunteers as they save food from going to waste and deliver it to those in need in Liverpool. Follow them as they pay a visit to Phoenix Community Cafe to see how they are using surplus food to benefit the local community.
What’s going on:
- BBC series Hugh’s War on Waste revisits FareShare
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- Nearly 3 million meals donated for people in need!
The results are in! We can now reveal that together you donated a mammoth 2.8 million meals for people in need during the Neighbourhood Food Collection.
- FareShare Glasgow & West of Scotland supports Homeless World Cup
Tesco and FareShare are working together to provide 19,000 meals and 21,000 bottles of water to players and coaches in this summer’s Homeless World Cup