Wednesday - May 4, 2022 3:47 pm     

Join the FareShare Midlands team as a part-time warehouse coordinator in our Leicester depot and be central to our mission of delivering surplus food to help feed people in need.

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Thursday - April 28, 2022 10:44 am     

Are you a creative and passionate Chef/Kitchen Manager looking for a new ground breaking challenge? Do you hate food waste and want to see that redirected to people struggling to access good food? This is a unique role which will allow you to fulfil your passion for cooking, whilst utilising/growing your kitchen management experience, helping reduce food waste and serving local community needs.

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Thursday - April 28, 2022 10:35 am     

Are you a creative and passionate Kitchen Assistant Co-ordinator looking for a new ground breaking challenge? Do you hate food waste and want to see that redirected to people struggling to access good food? This is a new, exiting unique role which will allow you to fulfil your passion for cooking, whilst growing your kitchen experience, helping reduce food waste and serving local community needs.

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Wednesday - April 27, 2022 2:36 pm     

​Swedish electric car brand Polestar recently opened its new retail Space at the Touchwood Centre, Solihull by hosting a launch event with a sustainable twist. Guests, including members of the media, were asked to bring a tote bag of non-perishable food, which was then matched by Polestar and donated to FareShare Midlands.

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Wednesday - April 20, 2022 2:40 pm     

Between Friday 22nd April and Friday 29th April, FareShare Midlands has been selected to participate in The Green Match Fund 2022 online. The food redistribution charity is aiming to raise £10,000 in matched funding, to deliver 40,000 meals to people in the Midlands struggling with the rising cost of food and energy. By using surplus food in this way, FareShare Midlands will also stop 17 tonnes of food from being wasted.

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Friday - April 8, 2022 2:33 pm     

“I’ve been involved with FareShare for over 16 years, and I’m just as passionate about our cause today, as I was all those years ago."

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Friday - April 8, 2022 2:19 pm     

Coping on your own in 2022, with rocketing fuel bills and rising cost of living, is hard enough. Add four young children into the mix in your new role as a single dad, and it all becomes that much tougher to make ends meet. Read about James Henman and Gussie's Kitchen.

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Thursday - April 7, 2022 12:20 pm     

In our commercial kitchen you will support our trained kitchen staff to help turn good surplus food into delicious meals, through food sorting, preparation, cooking and packaging.

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Tuesday - March 29, 2022 3:46 pm     

Join our team in Nottingham to support the delivery of our employability programme

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Food Stories

Friday - April 8, 2022 2:19 pm     

Coping on your own in 2022, with rocketing fuel bills and rising cost of living, is hard enough. Add four young children into the mix in your new role as a single dad, and it all becomes that much tougher to make ends meet. Read about James Henman and Gussie's Kitchen.

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Tuesday - March 8, 2022 12:05 pm     

Founded in 2014 as a way for mothers to have a chat over a drink, Women Empowering Women has evolved into a cornerstone of the local community in Bordesley Green

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Monday - February 14, 2022 6:50 pm     

Penny Taylor is the Lead for Education and Training at Newark College (which is part of Lincoln College). The College offers further education and technical training, specialising in hands-on trades and crafts. There is a large construction site with industries including electrical and furniture-making, and a new plumbing centre has recently been built, where 48 learners joined in September. The College also runs traditional courses such as hairdressing, media, sport and public services. In addition, the College has partnered with experts in the aviation industry to launch the IASTI (International Air & Space Training Institute), and this will see a new £12m site built in the local area. For that project they already have 27 learners on board, on one of two pathways: engineering or pilot.

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Friday - February 4, 2022 3:47 pm     

Brushstrokes Community Project is based in Smethwick and is part of the Father Hudson’s Care charity. The project supports local asylum seekers, refugees, families, homeless individuals and people suffering from drug or alcohol addiction. Lucy Clark is Resources Co-ordinator and works with many local organisations, groups and individuals who are part of the Sandwell Borough of Sanctuary (for example Bearwood Action for Refugees). Lucy also works with schools in the area such as St Hubert’s, St Matthew’s, St Philip’s and St John Bosco as part of the Schools of Sanctuary programme.

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Wednesday - December 22, 2021 12:56 pm     

Fulbridge Academy is an award-winning Peterborough primary school with nursery. It is part of a Multi-Academy Trust and supports over 900 children. While the lunch provision is catered for separately, the Academy joined FareShare Midlands in early 2020 to provide food for breakfast and after-school clubs, and food parcels for vulnerable parents.

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Tuesday - October 26, 2021 2:53 pm     

The Sutton on Sea Community Larder is a food bank set up during the outbreak of COVID19. Based on Sutton High Street, the organisation was created for a community facing difficult times involving a great deal of financial and economic hardship. Initially the Community Larder was set up as a food bank, to give out food parcels and offer essential shopping to people who were struggling. It is all about the community coming together to help each other during a period of crisis, through caring, sharing and supporting those in most need.

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Monday - October 25, 2021 12:55 pm     

The Lincoln Community Grocery is located in the Central Methodist Church on the High Street. The organisation is one of 11 that have been initiated around the country to help reduce food poverty across the UK by reducing the cost of the weekly shop for those who need it.

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Thursday - February 4, 2021 10:15 am     

ISRA UK (ISRA) is a charity organisation focused on fighting poverty worldwide. Their work in Birmingham is focused on providing social and food support to vulnerable people.

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Wednesday - December 23, 2020 2:59 pm     

​Change Kitchen are a social enterprise community interest company based in Birmingham.

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