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


17th October 2017

Tesco’s new Candy Cane crisps fundraise for FareShare

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.

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10th October 2017

FareShare wins Charity Times Award

We’re thrilled to announce FareShare has won Charity of the Year at the Charity Times Awards. The winners were announced on Wednesday by comedian Shappi Khorsandi at a glittering awards ceremony at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.

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25th September 2017

FareShare is the 2017’s Charity of the Year!

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.

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FareShare West Midlands

Unit 7 Metro Triangle
Mount Street
Nechells
Birmingham B7 5QT

Tel: 0121 328 6640
Email: [email protected]

Contact:Mandy Hawkes

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 5:36am
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