FareShare London saves good food from going to waste and takes it to 224 charities and community groups across the capital, who turn it into meals for Londoners in need of support. They include homeless hostels, lunch clubs for older people, domestic violence refuges and children’s breakfast and holiday clubs.
The FareShare London warehouse in Deptford is seeking dozens of volunteers who can spare time during the week to help ensure that good, surplus food gets to the people who need it most.
Volunteers can get involved driving our vans to deliver food supplies to amazing frontline organisations across London. You can also sign up to volunteer in the warehouse for morning or afternoon shifts, on a regular basis, and will be part of a team that helps to sort and deliver food, input food information on the computer system and even chat with the charities about their food needs for the coming week.
To get involved contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
“I am consistently amazed at the charities we deliver to; how hard they work to make sure that there’s good food for either children, or older people, or their constituents. It’s amazing how dedicated they are to it.”
Jeannine, warehouse volunteer at Fareshare London
“FareShare helps us improve the diets of people in the local community: we provide three of the recommended 5-a-day and are able to introduce seasonal variety into our meals. This is especially important for those who cannot cook for themselves due to disability, as well as for those who are experiencing poverty.”
Erica at Disabled People’s Contact, Deptford
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.
Unit 7 Deptford Trading Estate
Blackhorse Road, London SE8 5HY
Tel: 020 7394 2478
Contact: William McGregor, Operations Manager, Rachel Ledwith, Development Manager
Volunteering enquiries: Claire Dennis