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.

Wednesday - November 22, 2023 12:02 pm     

The Coronation Food Project is a new initiative to redistribute more surplus food and use it for social and environmental good across all 4 nations of the UK. The project aims to create a fairer and more sustainable future by:
• targeting all forms of waste in the food supply chain;
• supercharging food redistribution throughout the UK; and
• supporting the wider food sector and pioneering food-rescue initiatives with flexible funding.

Tuesday - November 14, 2023 4:55 pm     

From 28th November to 5th December, we are taking part in the Big Give 2023 to raise £50,000 to fund 200,000 meals.

Tuesday - November 7, 2023 3:09 pm     

Are you looking to go vegan, or just want to eat more plant-based meals? At FareShare Midlands, we regularly redistribute lots of plant-based food, so here is some advice on how to use these tasty alternatives.

Friday - November 3, 2023 3:30 pm     

Graham Finnegan received employment support from FareShare Midlands’ I-Can and Elevate programmes, and now works full-time in a job he feels really fulfilled doing.

Thursday - October 26, 2023 9:04 am     

Article in respect of FareShare Midlands and the Impact of the Current Cost of Living Crisis and the Issue of Deprivation in Birmingham, created for the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Economic Review 2023

Wednesday - October 11, 2023 9:55 am     

"3 million tonnes of food is wasted across our farms and factories every single year"

Monday - October 9, 2023 1:26 pm     

A food poverty charity is calling on the government to help farmers donate surplus fruit and vegetables. Fareshare said it had been redistributing unsold fruit and vegetables stored at its Nottingham warehouse to community groups. It said edible crops were going to waste because farmers could not afford to harvest and donate them.

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Case Studies

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.

Friday - June 17, 2022 12:57 pm     

Mansfield District Council originally started working with FareShare Midlands through the Nottinghamshire County Council Childhood Obesity Trailblazer programme and Family Action. They now run seven FOOD (Food On Our Doorsteps) clubs in Mansfield. The first club opened in August 2020 during the COVID19 pandemic, so the schemes have been running for almost two years. They have built up slowly, gradually opening additional clubs using FareShare food.

Friday - June 10, 2022 3:39 pm     

In 2022 the Marlpool URC is celebrating its 200th anniversary as a church. It is part of the umbrella organisation the United Reformed Church which has always had a strong social ethos in terms of demonstrating faith through action, with a focus particularly on helping those who are in need. The Church has a long history of supporting vulnerable people over the years, including through World Wars and different tragedies that the residents of the Country have faced.

Tuesday - May 24, 2022 4:49 pm     

After originally operating as an outreach project through Telford Food Share in 2020, Newport Food Save and Share established themselves as an independent organisation in February 2021. Since then, they have seen the number of people they support with food grow from around 30 to 300.

Friday - April 8, 2022 2:19 pm     

Coping on your own in 2022, with rocketing fuel bills and rising cost of living, is hard enough. Add four young children into the mix in your new role as a single dad, and it all becomes that much tougher to make ends meet. Read about James Henman and Gussie's Kitchen.

Tuesday - March 8, 2022 12:05 pm     

Founded in 2014 as a way for mothers to have a chat over a drink, Women Empowering Women has evolved into a cornerstone of the local community in Bordesley Green

Monday - February 14, 2022 6:50 pm     

Penny Taylor is the Lead for Education and Training at Newark College (which is part of Lincoln College). The College offers further education and technical training, specialising in hands-on trades and crafts. There is a large construction site with industries including electrical and furniture-making, and a new plumbing centre has recently been built, where 48 learners joined in September. The College also runs traditional courses such as hairdressing, media, sport and public services. In addition, the College has partnered with experts in the aviation industry to launch the IASTI (International Air & Space Training Institute), and this will see a new £12m site built in the local area. For that project they already have 27 learners on board, on one of two pathways: engineering or pilot.


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