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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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14th September 2018

Thank you for helping us #ActiveAte school holidays this summer!

With the help of our generous food partners and supporters, FareShare helped to feed at least 50,000 children across the UK each week this school holiday.

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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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11th September 2018

FareShare East Midlands to provide 523,000 additional meals to vulnerable people each year

FareShare East Midlands has announced plans for a new warehouse which will enable it to provide a staggering 523,000 additional meals to vulnerable people each year.

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10th September 2018

#ActiveAte: Bringing together the community at a Bristol adventure playground

Bristol adventure playground The Ranch had been closed for months before finding new management and reopening in April – just in time to provide vital food provision to up to 100 children each day over the summer holidays.

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4th September 2018

#ActiveAte: Using surplus food to make an Ipswich holiday programme sustainable

“Food provides the building blocks for growing bodies and minds”. That is the philosophy of Claudia Parrino, who managed Ipswich’s Fit and Fed programme for schoolchildren over the summer holidays.

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