Thursday - August 31, 2023 11:50 am     

New research has revealed that more teachers than ever are being forced to personally provide food to students due to welfare concerns. Yet a staggering 3 million tonnes of good-to-eat food is still going to waste on UK farms every year.

Thursday - August 17, 2023 12:01 pm     

Councillor Lee Marsham visited Fareshare Midlands' Birmingham depot to find out more about the escalating impact of the cost of living crisis and its impact on local charities and their beneficiaries.

Wednesday - August 9, 2023 1:00 pm     

We are looking for a committed and experienced leader to work with our established and diverse board and senior management team to fight hunger and tackle food waste.

Wednesday - July 19, 2023 3:25 pm     

Help Feed School Children This Summer #NoEmptyPlates

• 4.3 million children are living in poverty and food insecurity.
• 96% of our charity members are seeing the effects of the cost of living crisis.
• 70% are seeing more families with children among those new to their services.

Tuesday - July 18, 2023 3:59 pm     

Local charities and community groups are overwhelmed by skyrocketing demand, which will have a devastating impact on thousands of school children who will miss out on free food this summer. To prevent this, we urgently need donations to get nutritious food to school children over the summer.

Monday - July 17, 2023 2:36 pm     

You will work with the FareShare Midlands Operations team, to ensure that food is delivered in a timely and accurate way to optimise the service provided from the regional depot.

Monday - July 10, 2023 2:46 pm     

Don't let your fruit go to waste! Cook up this delicious, warming crumble instead...

Monday - July 10, 2023 2:32 pm     

Pathway Project provides a 24-hour helpline, refuge accommodation, counselling services, wellbeing activities and a range of self discovery and confidence building groups. With help from FareShare, Pathway Project can offer sustenance for those in need.

Thursday - July 6, 2023 10:53 am     

The Cape is a vibrant, award-winning day care centre bringing vulnerable elderly people aged 65-98 from the local migrant communities together for meals and activities.

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Case Studies

Monday - February 13, 2023 2:51 pm     

Once a volunteer for FareShare Midlands herself, Cat is now a vital part of the staff team, helping to recruit and support the team of volunteers in Leicester

Thursday - December 29, 2022 6:42 pm     

In an innovative partnership, the GAT fund Family Action Peterborough to have an extra order of surplus supplies delivered by FareShare Midlands once a week. Six local GAT schools refer families into the Family Action Peterborough FOOD Club.

Thursday - September 22, 2022 11:33 am     

Ecological Care Solutions was founded by Sineke Ndhlovu and three friends, two of whom she met through working with food banks. Every month Sineke collects a supply from FareShare Midlands and then each of them takes a quarter of the food and shares it with people in need in different parts of Leicester.

Wednesday - August 24, 2022 5:53 pm     

The UK Islamic Mission (UKIM) started in 1962 and is an international charity working to deliver relief across the world. The organisation works on projects involving water, education, food, healthcare and disaster management. All its services are delivered by volunteers – the only paid employees are ones who are working in the charity’s mosques and schools.

Thursday - August 18, 2022 3:49 pm     

Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country. The organisation, established in 1869, works with over 60,000 families a year and delivers 200 community-based services.

Friday - July 8, 2022 2:45 pm     

The primary school, located on the outskirts of Leicester not only gives pupils healthy meals, but also their parents the peace of mind that their child is cared for and fed amid cost of living crisis

Tuesday - July 5, 2022 2:04 pm     

The Love Your Neighbour Hub was launched during the COVID19 lockdown. It is run by St Luke’s Church and located in Birmingham. The Hub’s volunteers coordinate social action projects and deliver resources to the surrounding communities to meet local needs and show love in action.

Friday - July 1, 2022 10:59 am     

The Your Local Pantry – Brasshouse opened in 2020 to help relieve food poverty in the local community, as the COVID19 pandemic was further highlighting the impact that food poverty was having on local people. It is an initiative of the North Smethwick Development Trust, whose members work with locals to provide support and make their community thrive.


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