Northern Ireland

FareShare Northern Ireland is directly tackling food poverty in Northern Ireland by collecting surplus food from industry and redistributing it to charities that are providing meals to vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, including low income families, senior citizens, people with disabilities, victims of domestic violence, at risk young people and homeless people. The Northern Ireland warehouse has been operating successfully for over six years and last year provided 87 charitable projects located in Belfast, Derry, Antrim, Ballymena, Armagh and Cookstown with enough food for over half a million meals.

As well as providing food producers with a safe, environmentally friendly and ethical solution to the disposal of waste, FareShare Northern Ireland has provided 54 volunteers with valuable work experience and training in areas such as Food Hygiene, Fork Lift driving and Health and Safety.


Voices from FareShare Northern Ireland…

FareShare Northern Ireland, Welcome Organisation


“Serving good food shows that we care. We serve good wholesome nosh made from scratch. Shepherd’s pie, spaghetti bolognaise. Each week we check what we have from FareShare before we make up the menu.  Usually one of the first questions we get from families is what’s for lunch today?!”
Grant McCullough, Project Manager at Quaker Cottage, which suppports families through times of need

FareShare Northern Ireland, Quaker's Cottage


 “Many of those who use our services are experiencing destitution; the food we provide is their only source of food.  In our current economic climate it is challenging to find the funding to provide healthy and nutritious meals, but it is absolutely vital that we do so. In this respect, FareShare have been our lifeline.”
Sandra Moore, Welcome Organisation


News from the FareShare Regions


17th April 2018

FareShare CEO speaks at Waste Not Want Not panel at Food & Drink Expo 2018

FareShare CEO Lindsay Boswell took part in a panel discussion Waste Not Want Not at the Food & Drink Expo in Birmingham today. Watch the full broadcast recorded with Facebook Live.

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8th March 2018

International Women’s Day: celebrating the women of FareShare

On International Women’s Day we celebrate the achievements of key female staff helping to run the FareShare networks. Women are key figures in 10 out of 21 of the FareShare Regional Centres across the UK, managing complicated logistical operations that guarantee the success of our mission.

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1st March 2018

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus! Celebrating FareShare Cymru’s work in South Wales

We are proud to share that January 2018 is our biggest month on record, with the highest amount of surplus food received from the food industry into our network of 21 Regional Centres across the UK.

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FareShare Northern Ireland

Building 14, Unit 3
Central Park Industrial Estate
Mallusk, Newtownabbey
BT36 4FS

Tel: 028 90332230
Email: [email protected]

Contact: Declan McKillop

   FareShare Northern Ireland on twitter

Partner organisation: CHNI

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Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at 9:12pm
Looking forward to 'Wasted! The Story of Food Waste' documentary which is being screened as part of @BelfastFilmFes1 @StGeorgesMarket 7pm, 17th April. A panel discussion on the global issues linked to food waste will follow screening. Spread the word! @wasteddoc @belfastfoodnet
Monday, March 26th, 2018 at 10:00pm
Attending CHNI's annual conference 'Show me the Way to go Home: Putting Housing First' https://t.co/8IA7NcHArW CHNIFareshare photo
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