Wednesday - March 6, 2024 1:48 pm     

Quorn are on a mission to encourage meat-free eating, to help our health and our planet strive. We've pulled together some tasty Quorn-filled recipes for you to try!

Tuesday - February 27, 2024 1:24 pm     

FareShare Midlands is delighted to announce that Tesco, one of our long-standing food partners, has generously donated two of its former home delivery vans to support our work in the region. These vans will enable us to distribute more surplus food to charities and community groups that feed vulnerable people across the Midlands.

Monday - February 19, 2024 3:00 pm     

Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street visited Fareshare Midlands to discover how it is building on its overall mission to fight hunger and tackle food waste, by creating opportunities through a range of programmes designed to give individuals the skills and qualifications they need to enter the workforce.

Wednesday - January 24, 2024 4:30 pm     

​Over 5 days, Sati Bahia trekked 100 kilometres through the desert to Petra, Jordan, in order to raise an incredible £2,000 for FareShare Midlands. This amazing fundraising feat will provide 8,000 meals for those in need.

Tuesday - January 23, 2024 3:46 pm     

Karen Pollard started running the Rural Community Larder from her home during the pandemic, but 4 years later it now operates from 3 locations supporting hundreds of local people in food insecurity amid the cost of living crisis

Wednesday - December 20, 2023 2:45 pm     

As the festive season approaches, the team at Alutrade wanted to make a donation to bring Christmas cheer to members of the local community. On Wednesday, Emily Harris (Accounts and Logistics Manager for Alutrade) visited the FareShare Midlands Nechells depot to deliver over £1,500.

Friday - December 15, 2023 11:43 am     

Repurpose your Christmas wrapping paper and help to cut down the amount that ends up in landfill. You may even save your future self some pennies in the process!

Friday - December 15, 2023 11:37 am     

Keep your eyes peeled for tips and tricks for minimising food waste by reusing your festive leftovers.

Thursday - November 23, 2023 4:02 pm     

FareShare Midlands, the region’s largest food redistribution charity, is aiming to raise £50,000 to deliver an extra 200,000 meals to struggling families and individuals across the Midlands this Christmas. Once again, FareShare Midlands is participating in The Big Give Christmas Challenge from 28th November to 5th December. The Big Give is the UK’s largest match-funded campaign and, for seven days, every single donation is doubled.

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Case Studies

Wednesday - June 28, 2023 6:20 pm     

If Sarah Kaul was in any doubt about locals needing the Community Grocery, the queues around the block swiftly dealt with that.
“My husband and I lead the local church and we started providing breakfast parcels for local people during Covid, but after life began to return to a sort of normal, we realised that the need hadn’t gone away at all.”

Tuesday - June 6, 2023 10:17 am     

"I really see the benefit of FareShare’s help across communities and it makes me proud to be a volunteer."

Thursday - March 16, 2023 1:29 pm     

In Burntwood, FareShare Midlands food is used to support children and families at Burntwood Be A Friend, The Community Store and Spark Centre.

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


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