Greater Manchester

FareShare Greater Manchester was launched in October 2008 to support communities to combat food poverty and food waste in and around Manchester. The operation is run by EMERGE 3Rs.

The team redistribute food to over 226 charities and community groups and new organisations are welcome all the time. Our community food members provide vitally needed meals, food parcels and snacks to hundreds of disadvantaged people every day. They work with a huge variety of people experiencing hardship from people who are homeless or unemployed, people dealing with substance abuse, refugees and asylum-seekers at drop-ins, Sure Start Centres, and breakfast and after-school clubs for children and young adults.


Voices from FareShare Greater Manchester…

FareShare Greater Manchester, Cornerstone


“The food that we have received from FareShare today will help us feed 200 vulnerable people.”
 Sister Lucy at Cornerstone, Greater Manchester


“”Breakfast Club is fun” – “I’m never late for school” – “I don’t get tired in the mornings anymore””
Children visiting the Marlborough Road Academy Breakfast Club


News from the FareShare regions


17th October 2017

Tesco’s new Candy Cane crisps fundraise for FareShare

If you’re keen to get a head-start on the Christmas spirit, you can now buy Candy Cane flavoured crisps from Tesco. The limited edition crisps are part of a seasonal range, and the profits from every pack sold will be divided between FareShare and the Trussell Trust.

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10th October 2017

FareShare wins Charity Times Award

We’re thrilled to announce FareShare has won Charity of the Year at the Charity Times Awards. The winners were announced on Wednesday by comedian Shappi Khorsandi at a glittering awards ceremony at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.

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25th September 2017

FareShare is the 2017’s Charity of the Year!

We’re delighted to announce FareShare has won Charity of the Year at The Third Sector Awards. The awards aim to recognise those who give back to the community and celebrate organisations and social leaders from across the sector.

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FareShare Greater Manchester

Units E1-8, New Smithfield Market,
Whitworth Street East, Openshaw,
Manchester, M11 2WJ

Tel: 0161 223 8200 extension 4

Email: [email protected]

Contact: Miranda Kaunang, Development Manager

Partner Organisation: EMERGE 3Rs

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Emerge 3RS website
Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 8:15pm
101 Ways to Use #FoodWaste. 💪 Still working our way through this extensive list, how about you? https://t.co/H5zRumrX4J via @PasteMagazine https://t.co/XSc8kBh9Pw FareShareUK photo
Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 2:00am
#Cows, #Goats, #Soya, #Almond & #Camel milk? More fat & protein but lower in cholesterol than cow or goat milk. We think it's a first for us 😀 But what about you - have you tasted it before? 🥛😋 https://t.co/B3w4jfhb4S FareShareUK photo
Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 1:25am
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