FareShare Yorkshire supports over 120 charities and community groups in Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Wakefield, Huddersfield, Doncaster, Leeds and Bradford and now Derbyshire and Lincolnshire. FareShare Yorkshire has been operating for 13 years from its Barnsley base and now has a spoke depot in Rotherham with more planned in the coming year.
They provide support, through the food they deliver, to community groups that feed vulnerable people in Yorkshire communities. Volunteer opportunities and warehouse and forklift truck training also support individuals back into employment. To find out more about these opportunities contact Gareth Batty.
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...