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


12 March 2019

FareShare West Midlands to redistribute 500,000 additional meals each year

Our West Midlands depot has completed a warehouse refit which will enable it to provide a staggering 515,000 additional meals to vulnerable people each year.

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8 March 2019

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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2 March 2019

FareShare West Midlands on BBC One with Saturday Kitchen

Make sure you’re tuned into Saturday Kitchen this Saturday morning where Comic Relief and Saturday Kitchen’s Glyn Purnell visit FareShare West Midlands and FareShare Charity Member Brasshouse Community Centre.

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FareShare West Midlands

Unit 7 Metro Triangle
Mount Street
Nechells
Birmingham B7 5QT

Tel: 0121 328 6640
Email: [email protected]

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