In honour of Volunteers' Week (1st to 7th June), at FareShare Midlands we want to celebrate our volunteers’ incredible impact on our mission to maximise the social value of surplus food. Their hard work and dedication not only make a tangible difference in our community, but also inspire others to join us to fight hunger, tackle waste and create opportunities.READ MORE
We are aware of the immense pressures on the local charities and community organisations that we support. We understand that many of you are facing particularly challenging times, when the number of people coming to you for help is rising. We know that many of you are concerned about the current food situation and, while we can’t see into the future, we can keep you as informed as possible and reassure you that FareShare Midlands and FareShare UK are doing all that we can to navigate this crisis.READ MORE
Last year FareShare Midlands redistributed almost 6,000 tonnes of good-to-eat surplus food – that’s the equivalent of approximately 1,000 elephants! Clearly, not all of this is simply what you might find in the “reduced to clear” area in your local supermarket. Surplus food is, put simply, food that is surplus to requirement – and can be found at any stage of the food production chain, including: farms and growers, production and manufacturers, supermarkets and grocery stores, and hospitality and event providers.READ MORE
Simone Connolly recently spoke to Feron Jayawardene from Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce about her journey from volunteer to Chief Executive, and the difficulties facing the charityREAD MORE
Andy Parkinson has made the decision to step down as FareShare Midlands Head of Operations and Food at the end of June.READ MORE
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