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:
- 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...