FareShare’s Christmas appeal: Give a family a hot meal

Food poverty is a growing issue in the UK, with one in eight of us regularly going hungry. FareShare redistributes good quality, in date surplus food through a network of 10,000 charities, including domestic violence refuges, food banks and community centres for those on very low incomes. This year, we’ve seen a huge increase in the number of charities supporting children and families. That’s why our Christmas appeal features Mia, a little girl whose mum, Joanne, worried about putting food on the table. Lindsey Cape, Head of Fundraising at FareShare…

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Morrisons partners with FareShare to launch period poverty campaign

Morrisons supermarkets has launched a campaign which aims to donate 250,000 sanitary products to women in period poverty. The retailer has partnered with food redistribution charity FareShare, to supply to sanitary products to women on low incomes who are forced to prioritise food and other essentials ahead of pads. Morrisons will donate a pad for every pack of own brand sanitary protection bought in-store and online. The products will be delivered to FareShare to distribute to charities and community groups supporting by women and girls, through its network of 21…

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Kellogg’s and Fareshare unite to raise money

Until the 22nd November, 5p from every promotional pack of CornFlakes, Special K and Crunchy Nut sold at Tesco will be donated to FareShare, helping the charity get more food to vulnerable people over the winter months. FareShare CEO, Lindsay Boswell, said: “Kellogg’s are a long term Food Partner of FareShare’s, and we’re so grateful for their incredible support. This promotion will make a big difference to all sort of charities who depend on our food: from domestic violence refuges, community cafes and older people’s centres to homeless hostels and…

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Yeo Valley goes bananas for FareShare with limited edition Banoffee yogurt

Yeo Valley is once again supporting FareShare, releasing their seventh yogurt made with leftover fruit that might otherwise have gone to waste. Their Left-Yeover banoffee yogurt will be found in Tesco stores until the end of November, and 10p from every pot will be donated to FareShare. So far the Left-Yeovers promotion has raised £45,000 for FareShare, money which the charity uses to get good quality, in date surplus food to charities and community groups across the UK, such as children’s breakfast clubs, homeless hostels and hospices. The Left-Yeovers yogurts…

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Boyband fans raise money for FareShare

Dedicated fans celebrated Korean boyband BTS’s arrival in the UK by joining forces to raise funds for FareShare. BTS fans, collectively known as ‘The Army’, have raised over £1,500 so far. The group are performing at London’s O2 arena this week. Fan Twitter accounts BTS UK ARMY UNITE and One In An ARMY set up the JustGiving page together:  “Our goal is to fundraise for @FareShareUK, the UK’s largest charity fighting hunger and food waste,” said BTS UK ARMY UNITE. Tickets to the concerts sold out within minutes. One fan…

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