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.
“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
17th October 2017
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.
10th October 2017
We’re thrilled to announce FareShare has won Charity of the year at the Third Sector Awards. The winners were announced on Wednesday by comedian Shappi Khorsandi at a glittering awards ceremony at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.
25th September 2017
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.
Units E1-8, New Smithfield Market,
Whitworth Street East, Openshaw,
Manchester, M11 2WJ
Tel: 0161 223 8200 extension 4
Contact: Miranda Kaunang, Development Manager
Partner Organisation: EMERGE 3Rs