Volunteering at FareShare is a tangible way to give back to your community, gain skills and meet like-minded people. Our volunteers are the lifeblood of FareShare so whatever you choose to do you will be playing a big part in the fight against hunger and food waste.

How to get involved

At a FareShare Regional Centre

Our Regional Centres always need regular volunteers to help sort surplus food, deliver food to local charities and help in the office. Complete our online form and your local FareShare Centre will be in touch with you.

Select your centre

Food Drive

Once a year we need volunteers to collect food for people in need at our annual food drive. All you need to give is a few hours at your local Tesco store. Visit our Christmas Food Collection page to find out more.

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Corporate Volunteering

If you are a company who wants to volunteer as a team, visit our Corporate Volunteer page to find out more about the opportunities we can offer, including Super Sorting and the Food Hero Challenge.

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Discover volunteering

Find out about volunteering with FareShare from those who know best – our volunteers.

Richard’s story

Richard volunteers at FareShare London in Deptford.

Richard, 54, volunteers at FareShare London in Deptford one day a week. Read about Richard’s volunteering experience.


Rory’s story

Driver Rory sitting behind the wheel of a FareShare van volunteering

Volunteering as a driver for FareShare London helped graduate Rory find a job as a roadie!
Read about Rory and volunteer driving

Student volunteering

Student Viivi holds a tray of food in a warehouse.

Volunteering as a student is a great way to gain experience in the food and charity sector.
Find out about student volunteering

Christmas Food Collection

Male volunteer telling a Tesco shopper about the Food Collection in store.

Volunteer at our annual Food Collection. In just three hours you can collect enough food for 600 meals for people in need.
Find out about the Food Collection

Watch our film

Still from the volunteer film.

Want to know what it’s like to volunteer at FareShare? Watch our film to follow our volunteers as they save food and deliver it to charities.
Watch the film