FareShare Sussex was established in 2002 by City Gate Community Projects. From delivering food with one van to a handful of homeless shelters in Brighton and Hove, today they redistribute surplus food to organisations across Sussex and parts of Surrey with a fleet of 5 vans including an electrical van and one e-cargo bike. The team has ambitious plans to move to Surrey and expand its reach further.

They provide food to over 160 charities and community groups that deliver services in addition to meals, such as advice and guidance, health support, counseling and befriending, to help break the cycle of poverty and use food as a vehicle for good above and beyond alleviating hunger.

Around 150 volunteers keep the project thriving and they are at the heart of FareShare Sussex. The FareShare Futures coaching program provides them with accredited training, support and structure to help improve their employment chances. They are also offering various workshops for volunteers and Community Food Members helping them boost their confidence in the kitchen as well as cooking with surplus food and minimising waste.”

Voices from FareShare Sussex…

“It gives me a routine and time schedule to keep. I also meet and mix with other volunteers. There are training opportunities and I have learnt about healthier food. All this has helped build my confidence and self-esteem.” 
Guy, driver

“(FareShare) helps us to provide tasty, filling and nutritious food to homeless and isolated people in Brighton. This gives them the energy to begin to change their lives.”
St Anne’s Brighton

FareShare Sussex

Unit 3-4 Fairway Business Centre
Westergate Road, Brighton BN2 4JZ

Tel: 01273 671111
Email: fssussex@fareshare.org.uk
Donate: Sussex on Justgiving

Partner Organisation: City Gate Community Projects


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Opening times

Mon-Thu : 8.30am – 8pm
Fri : 8am – 7pm
Sat-Sun : Closed

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