Wednesday - April 27, 2022 2:36 pm     

​Swedish electric car brand Polestar recently opened its new retail Space at the Touchwood Centre, Solihull by hosting a launch event with a sustainable twist. Guests, including members of the media, were asked to bring a tote bag of non-perishable food, which was then matched by Polestar and donated to FareShare Midlands.

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Wednesday - April 20, 2022 2:40 pm     

Between Friday 22nd April and Friday 29th April, FareShare Midlands has been selected to participate in The Green Match Fund 2022 online. The food redistribution charity is aiming to raise £10,000 in matched funding, to deliver 40,000 meals to people in the Midlands struggling with the rising cost of food and energy. By using surplus food in this way, FareShare Midlands will also stop 17 tonnes of food from being wasted.

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Friday - April 8, 2022 2:33 pm     

“I’ve been involved with FareShare for over 16 years, and I’m just as passionate about our cause today, as I was all those years ago."

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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.

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Thursday - April 7, 2022 12:20 pm     

In our commercial kitchen you will support our trained kitchen staff to help turn good surplus food into delicious meals, through food sorting, preparation, cooking and packaging.

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Monday - March 21, 2022 5:09 pm     

Between Friday 22nd April and Friday 29th April we are aiming to raise £10,000.
This will help us redistribute 40,000 meals of surplus food that would otherwise go to waste and will also save 17 tonnes of food from going to waste.

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Thursday - March 10, 2022 11:37 am     

FareShare Midlands was thrilled to be presented with a cheque for £32,421 from the Lincolnshire Co-op, raised by their generous staff and shoppers through their Community Champions scheme!

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Tuesday - March 8, 2022 5:11 pm     

​As the cost of living crisis escalates, the Bishop of Leicester is aiming to raise funds and make a substantial difference to the lives of the most vulnerable people in Leicestershire. The Bishop has chosen FareShare Midlands as the beneficiary charity of the Bishop’s Lent Appeal 2022.

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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

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Thursday - December 23, 2021 11:32 am     

To all staff and voluteers.

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Thursday - December 16, 2021 12:13 pm     

During the first week of October, FareShare Midlands set out to raise extra funds to help feed vulnerable people across the Midlands - and funded 12,000 meals!

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Tuesday - December 14, 2021 6:32 pm     

Listen to Simone Connolly, discuss FareShare Midlands work on Friday Night Clive.

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Monday - November 29, 2021 11:13 am     

Earlier this year, FareShare ambassador and footballer Marcus Rashford was named as the Postcode Hero by People’s Postcode Lottery. Read about how FareShare used the consequential £125,000 of funding to help feed people in the Midlands.

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Monday - November 22, 2021 11:11 am     

​What could make delicious, African-inspired, plant-based meals even better? When 25p from every order is donated to FareShare Midlands, providing a meal for a person in need!

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Monday - November 8, 2021 3:43 pm     

Shop the Central England Co-op's Irresistible Range to raise money for FareShare Midlands this Christmas!

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Monday - November 1, 2021 11:59 am     

We were so grateful to have some of the team members from Arch Insurance come to help us at our Nechells depot last week! Madhi, Steve and Imran joined us in the warehouse to provide essential help in prepping the day’s food deliveries.

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Monday - October 25, 2021 4:25 pm     

A ground-breaking Lincolnshire food hub, opened in mid-July 2021, has already redistributed over 41,000 nutritious meals to local food charities. Each day, unsold food including fruit and veg, baked goods and chilled food is donated by local partners including the Lincolnshire Co-op and Gousto, a British meal kit supplier.

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Wednesday - October 20, 2021 4:33 pm     

Our 6 month pilot project began in July earlier this year, with a goal to utilise surplus, end-of-day produce from Lincolnshire Co-op stores and other suppliers, to support community organisations across the county. Since the beginning of our pilot project in Lincolnshire, we have had the continued support from Jake, Jamie and Emily; volunteers from Friendz & Co.

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