FareShare Sussex was established in 2002 by City Gate Community Projects. The team redistributes surplus food to organisations within the city of Brighton and Hove and the Worthing area, which feed vulnerable groups.

Though Brighton is situated in the south-east of England, the statistics for poverty, deprivation and homelessness outstrip the regional figures and a number of wards are in the most deprived 5% of the country. Brighton also suffers with extremely high levels of drug addiction, consistently recording the highest drug-related death rate in the country.

Many of the volunteers at FareShare Sussex are recruited from the projects FareShare delivers to. Volunteers are provided with accredited training, support and structure to help improve their employment chances.

Voices from FareShare Sussex…

FareShare Sussex, Guy volunteer

“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 Sussex, Lunch Positive

“(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

News from the FareShare Regions

23rd April 2018

Happy St George’s Day!

FareShare has 15 Regional Centres across England, who support charities feeding 280,000 people every week. So far in 2018, together they redistributed 2,600 tonnes of food – enough for 6.2 million meals.


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.


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.


FareShare Sussex

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

Tel: 01273 671111
Email: [email protected]
Donate: Sussex on Justgiving

Contact: Rachel Carless / Sophie Pike

Partner Organisation: City Gate Community Projects


Click here to volunteer in Sussex

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