Northern Ireland

FareShare Northern Ireland is directly tackling food poverty in Northern Ireland by collecting surplus food from industry and redistributing it to charities that are providing meals to vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, including low income families, senior citizens, people with disabilities, victims of domestic violence, at risk young people and homeless people. The Northern Ireland warehouse has been operating successfully for over six years and last year provided 87 charitable projects located in Belfast, Derry, Antrim, Ballymena, Armagh and Cookstown with enough food for over half a million meals.

As well as providing food producers with a safe, environmentally friendly and ethical solution to the disposal of waste, FareShare Northern Ireland has provided 54 volunteers with valuable work experience and training in areas such as Food Hygiene, Fork Lift driving and Health and Safety.


Voices from FareShare Northern Ireland…

FareShare Northern Ireland, Welcome Organisation


“Serving good food shows that we care. We serve good wholesome nosh made from scratch. Shepherd’s pie, spaghetti bolognaise. Each week we check what we have from FareShare before we make up the menu.  Usually one of the first questions we get from families is what’s for lunch today?!”
Grant McCullough, Project Manager at Quaker Cottage, which suppports families through times of need

FareShare Northern Ireland, Quaker's Cottage


 “Many of those who use our services are experiencing destitution; the food we provide is their only source of food.  In our current economic climate it is challenging to find the funding to provide healthy and nutritious meals, but it is absolutely vital that we do so. In this respect, FareShare have been our lifeline.”
Sandra Moore, Welcome Organisation


News from the FareShare Regions


17th September 2018

Meet our Volunteer Customer Service Assistant – Peter’s story

Chatting on the phone to book in daily orders of food for the charities we support is one of the many things Peter Richard Houghton helps out with as a Volunteer Customer Service Assistant at FareShare West Midlands in Birmingham. 

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13th September 2018

The environmental impact of food waste

According to the global research organisation the World Resources Institute, if food waste were a country it would be the third biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after the USA and China.

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3rd September 2018

Meet our volunteer driver’s assistant – Steve’s story

In the three months since he began volunteering as a driver’s assistant for FareShare South West, army veteran Steve Moss’s hard work and winning smile has already seen him named the Centre’s Volunteer of the Month.

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FareShare Northern Ireland

Building 14, Unit 3
Central Park Industrial Estate
Mallusk, Newtownabbey
BT36 4FS

Tel: 028 90332230
Email: [email protected]

Contact: Declan McKillop

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Partner organisation: CHNI

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