Yorkshire

FareShare Yorkshire supports over 183 charities and community groups across 2,500 sq miles covering Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Doncaster, Huddersfield, Leeds, Bradford, Halifax and York. FareShare Yorkshire has been operating for 19 years from its Barnsley base and now has a Sub-Regional Centre in Leeds working in partnership with Leeds City Council and the Leeds Food Aid Network.

They provide support, through the surplus food they deliver, to community groups that feed vulnerable people in Yorkshire communities. Volunteer opportunities and an Employability Programme of accredited QCF training in Warehousing and Fork Lift Truck operation along with Mentoring support also helps individuals on a path to employment. Our Employability Programme is funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

To find out more about these opportunities contact Gareth Batty.


Voices from FareShare Yorkshire…

 

“Our lives would be significantly shorter without the home-cooked meals every day.”

Andy, Resident at Emmaus Sheffield 

Yorkshire volunteer Andy

“I come in Wednesdays and deliver food to charities in Leeds. People are glad to see you, and you know that you’re making a difference to the people that you’re delivering to.”

Andy, volunteer driver at FareShare Yorkshire


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 Third Sector 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 Yorkshire

Unit 14 Aldham Industrial Estate
Wombwell
Barnsley, S73 8HA

Tel: 01226 213255
Email: enquiries@fareshareyorkshire.org

Contact:
Gareth Batty, Chief Executive
Adam Bramley, Operations Manager
Jonathan Williams, Office Manager

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FareShare Yorkshire on twitter

FareShare Yorkshire website
Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 3:42am
Thank you to everyone who attended our AGM today. It was great to be able to share some of our exciting plans to fight hunger. #barnsleyis https://t.co/D2F4ObUu2G FareShareYorks photo
Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 8:28pm
A huge welcome to Kath Elliott, our new Trustee who is adding her knowledge and experience of Food Redistribution operations. #barnsleyis https://t.co/8mrMwetMr5 FareShareYorks photo
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