West Midlands

FareShare West Midlands redistributes surplus food to 151 organisations across West Midlands that work with people in need, from families on low income and older people at risk of isolation to those affected by homelessness and mental health issues. The charities FareShare works with provide crucial support services alongside freshly cooked nutritious meals. The West Midlands regional centre is managed directly by FareShare National.


Voices from FareShare West Midlands…

FareShare volunteer Maria

“Volunteering makes you feel good about yourself, it’s a wonderful thing to do. Everyone laughs and jokes here. It’s a great place to be. If someone’s feeling down, they’ll listen and talk through what’s going on.”
Maria, volunteer at FareShare West Midlands

 

West Midlands Brushstrokes

“Your mental health and physical health are linked and good food gives you energy, it lifts your mood. Good food is a tremendous boost for the people we support.”

Teresa Clements, Project Manager at Brushstrokes, supporting refugees.

 


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.

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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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FareShare West Midlands

Unit 7 Metro Triangle
Mount Street
Nechells
Birmingham B7 5QT

Tel: 0121 328 6640
Email: [email protected]

FareShare West Midlands on Twitter

Contact: Mandy Hawkes

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